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10 Reasons We're Inviting Neil Gaiman and Daniel Handler to Our Next Dinner Party

10 Reasons We're Inviting Neil Gaiman and Daniel Handler to Our Next Dinner Party

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Alone, Neil Gaiman and Daniel Handler are plenty charming. But in conversation together, as they were last night at BAM, they comprise a charm offensive so powerful we half-expected to pass out...
Miranda July and Lena Dunham Talk Archetypes, Debuts, and Life as a Working Artist

Miranda July and Lena Dunham Talk Archetypes, Debuts, and Life as a Working Artist

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Last night writer, producer, and actress Lena Dunham and author, filmmaker, and actress Miranda July created a concentrated black hole of cool, accomplished womanhood at Brooklyn’s BAM, where...
6 Fictional Books We Wish We Could Read

6 Fictional Books We Wish We Could Read

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We’ve all had the experience of falling into a fictional world and finding ourselves unable to climb back out—and it seems that’s a problem for the writers who create those worlds,...
4 Mistresses of Dark Contemporary YA

4 Mistresses of Dark Contemporary YA

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There’s no one way to experience adolescence, and no one way to write about it. What’s fantastic about young adult lit is the way it documents all kinds of teenhood, from the more...
Joe Hill: Author of Horns and Hero of Horror

Joe Hill: Author of Horns and Hero of Horror

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When you’re a child of Stephen King, it’s perfectly understandable if your mind is a little…twisted. Luckily for the world at large, Joe Hill and his canon are just that, as well...
Maggie Stiefvater on Phobias, Titles & Blue Lily, Lily Blue

Maggie Stiefvater on Phobias, Titles & Blue Lily, Lily Blue

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Maggie Stiefvater is the best-selling author of books including the Shiver trilogy, The Scorpio Races, and the thrilling, mind-bending Raven Cycle, continuing next week with third...
John Scalzi Explains the Secret to Writing Books Hollywood Will Love

John Scalzi Explains the Secret to Writing Books Hollywood Will Love

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Just a few months ago, I observed that it was a very good time to be John Scalzi: he was fresh off a 2013 Best Novel Hugo win for Redshirts, with a new book due out in a few weeks, and two of...
Robert Jackson Bennett on What Makes a Book an Epic

Robert Jackson Bennett on What Makes a Book an Epic

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Across five published novels, Robert Jackson Bennett has made it a point to never write the same book twice. His debut, Mr. Shivers, won the 2010 Shirley Jackson Award for best horror novel. A...
With The Bone Clocks, David Mitchell Reinvents the Novel—Again

With The Bone Clocks, David Mitchell Reinvents the Novel—Again

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In reviewing The Bone Clocks, the newest novel from David Mitchell, Publisher’s Weekly asked, “is this the most complex novel ever written, or just the most...
The Top 5 Author Cameos on The Simpsons

The Top 5 Author Cameos on The Simpsons

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There’s no TV show quite as quoted or as quotable as The Simpsons, the evergreen Fox animated sitcom that’s been on television since George Bush was president (no, the other one)....