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The Monumentalists

CLASSICS

The Monumentalists

By Bill Tipper ×

Every now and again, a writer comes along with an immense talent, concentrated in a single enduring work.
Faceoff: Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly

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Faceoff: Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly

A Conversation with - McCann Molly Schoemann ×

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.

Countdown

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Countdown

Reviewed by Paul di Filippo Paul Di Filippo ×

Alan Weisman's Countdown asks -- and potentially answers -- the big question: how can we ensure that human life has a future on Earth?

Concerning Hobbits and New Zealand Vacations

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Concerning Hobbits and New Zealand Vacations

by James Mustich ×

"It was misting when I first set eyes on Bag End." An excerpt from Nicole Hill's terrific essay "Concerning Hobbits and New Zealand Vacations."

A Shared Wilderness: Benjamin and Jennifer Percy

Discover

A Shared Wilderness: Benjamin and Jennifer Percy

by Miwa Messer ×

Sibling authors Jennifer and Benjamin Percy of the Discover Great New Writers program on terror's infection and the power of research.

The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters: Kenneth Calhoun and Lysley Tenorio in Conversation

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The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters: Kenneth Calhoun and Lysley Tenorio in Conversation

by Miwa Messer ×

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysley Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.

Marquez at Camp Liberty

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Marquez at Camp Liberty

By David Abrams ×

When I heard that Gabriel García Márquez had died, I immediately thought of three things: the fine grit of Iraqi sand that scratched between the page and my fingertips, the metal cot...

The Pulitzer Winners

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The Pulitzer Winners

by Bill Tipper ×

Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. James Parker calls this Dickensian coming-of-age novel "an enveloping and slightly...

Fiction’s Grand Illusionist: An Interview with Christopher Priest

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Fiction’s Grand Illusionist: An Interview with Christopher Priest

by James Mustich ×

Nicole Hill talks to Christopher Priest about film adaptation, dream states, and putting words into the mouth of H.G. Wells in his new book The Adjacent.

Shaman

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Shaman

Reviewed by Paul di Filippo Paul Di Filippo ×

In Kim Stanley Robinson's Shaman, one of the greatest science fiction writers of our time takes his furthest trip yet: back to the dawn of man.

Darwyn Cooke’s "Parker: Slayground"

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Darwyn Cooke’s "Parker: Slayground"

by Paul Di Filippo ×

Slayground is the fourth adaptation by Darwyn Cooke of one of the Parker-themed crime novels of "Richard Stark" (Donald Westlake) to the graphic novel format.

Eyewitness Reportage, Gripping Stories from Abroad Triumph at NBCC Awards

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Eyewitness Reportage, Gripping Stories from Abroad Triumph at NBCC Awards

By Nick Curley ×

This year's 2013 National Book Critics Circle Award winners proved far-reaching and international in scope.