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Loan Predators

by Robert Brenner ×

Shelley in Love

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Shelley in Love

by Steve King ×

July 28: Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin eloped on this day in 1814. The details of the event are the stuff of romantic legend -- the two courting (if not...

The Fall of the House of Walworth

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The Fall of the House of Walworth

Reviewed by Brooke Allen ×

A true-life tale of madness, scandal, and murder in Gilded Age New York.

The Artist Pursued

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The Artist Pursued

Essay by Tom LeClair ×

The most illuminating interviews with novelists may be the ones they weave into their fictions.

Faithful Place

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Faithful Place

by James Mustich ×

An excellent new Dublin-set psychological thriller from Tana French, bestselling author of In the Woods and The Likeness.
Old Men in Love

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Old Men in Love

by Paul Di Filippo ×

God bless visionary eccentrics, a type the British Isles are particularly good at producing. Without them, life would be merely a long dreary trudge through a bleak forest of duties and...

Neil Gaiman

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Neil Gaiman

by James Mustich ×

The master fantasist recommends a children's trio.

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egoPhone Solutions

by Adam Hanft ×

Hardwick at the Review

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Hardwick at the Review

by Steve King ×

July 27: The American novelist and critic Elizabeth Hardwick was born on this day in 1916. In 1963 Hardwick co-founded the New York Review of Books, aimed at...

Super Sad True Love Story

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Super Sad True Love Story

Reviewed by Amelia Atlas ×

A tale of love's labors in a New York of the near future, from the celebrated comic novelist.

The Six-Cornered Snowflake

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The Six-Cornered Snowflake

by James Mustich ×

A delightfully ingenious scientific, literary, and philosophical meditation on the most majestic and ephemeral of natural wonders, by the great 17th-century astronomer Johannes Kepler.

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Honest Driver’s License Test for 16- Year-Olds

by Edward Small ×