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What to Read Next if You Loved Gone Girl

What to Read Next if You Loved Gone Girl

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With a taut, twisty plot that has the uninitiated screaming “no spoilers!” and a stellar film adaptation that hit the big screen last fall, Gone Girl is the novel of choice for...
The Laughing Monsters, a Spy Novel for the 21st Century

The Laughing Monsters, a Spy Novel for the 21st Century

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If you’re looking for a quick, edge-of-your-seat, can’t-put-it-down read, pick up National Book Award winner Denis Johnson’s newest novel, The Laughing Monsters. It’s a...
An Interview with Sue Miller, Author of The Arsonist

An Interview with Sue Miller, Author of The Arsonist

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Sue Miller’s The Arsonist is a perfect read for the season, combining a vacation town setting with family drama, romance, and a mystery that unfolds during the hottest days of summer. It...
What to Read Next: 11 Fictional Gateways to Incredible Sci-Fi

What to Read Next: 11 Fictional Gateways to Incredible Sci-Fi

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J. J. Abrams and Doug Dorst’s S. is a Cult Classic in the Making

J. J. Abrams and Doug Dorst’s S. is a Cult Classic in the Making

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“Follow the monkey.” — Ship of Theseus by V. M. Straka There’s no question that J. J. Abrams is one of the most creative forces in Hollywood today—anyone who was a fan of...
Jennifer Lawrence May Reteam With Director Of The Hunger Games

Jennifer Lawrence May Reteam With Director Of The Hunger Games

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The film adaptation of Catching Fire, the sequel to The Hunger Games, doesn’t come out for a few more weeks, but star Jennifer Lawrence is already looking ahead to her next film project,...
Will Eat, Pray, Love Fans Like Elizabeth Gilbert’s New Novel, The Signature of All Things?

Will Eat, Pray, Love Fans Like Elizabeth Gilbert’s New Novel, The Signature of All Things?

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Yes! Most of them will, anyway. If you enjoyed Eat, Pray, Love for its personal confessions alone, you might be disappointed. But Gilbert fans who appreciate the author’s humor and...
Iain M. Banks, Master of Sci Fi and Literary Fiction

Iain M. Banks, Master of Sci Fi and Literary Fiction

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My week started off on a sour note with the news that novelist Iain M. Banks had passed away after a brief battle with cancer. That I knew it was coming did little to soften the blow: the...
A “Delightfully Cheap-Looking” Cover Image

A “Delightfully Cheap-Looking” Cover Image

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Kirkus Reviews calls Owen King‘s debut novel “superbly imagined lit-fic about family, fathers and film.” The author has previously published We’re All in This Together: A...
Review: Alif the Unseen

Review: Alif the Unseen

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Alif the Unseen is a novel about political unrest in the Middle East, fueled by hackers and subversives on the internet who are angry about the way their governments are controlling their lives...