Fathers and Sons and Newspapers: Cold Type by Harvey Araton

In Cold Type, his first novel, Araton makes a strong debut as he reveals the inner workings of a newspaper strike, based on The Daily News strike of the early 1990s.

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A New Youth in Chris Weitz's The Young World


Keep Summer Hot: 5 Novels to Raise the Temperature


On the Experience of the Moment: End of Summer and Alan W. Watts


Commit to Flings by Justin Taylor


Emily Gould Brings Us the Funny, Refreshing Friendship


Not for the Typical Reader: Edgar Cantero's The Supernatural Enhancements


August 25, 2014

Read Before You See: This Is Where I Leave You

The big-screen adaptation of Jonathan Tropper’s novel This Is Where I Leave You will soon be in theaters – but get a head start on the story now.

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August 24, 2014

Universal Circus: Bigtop Reads for Everyone

From horror to history to young adult fiction, here are three circus-esque tales to satisfy everyone.

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August 23, 2014

2 New Romance Novels, from Cecy Robson and Ashlyn MacNamara

Weird Girls Novella A Curse Awakened and What a Lady Craves from the Eaton Boys Trilogy are now available.

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August 22, 2014

If You've Not Read David Rakoff

If you’re new to the writing of the late author David Rakoff, Fraud, his first collection of essays, is a great place to start.

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August 21, 2014

The Most Hilarious Letters of All

Julie Schumacher’s witty epistolary novel, Dear Committee Members, provides a glimpse into Professor Jason T. Fitger’s sorry life through a series of absurd and hysterical letters of recommendation he begrudgingly writes for his students and colleagues.

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August 20, 2014

Comforting Cambodia: A Q&A with Volunteer and Journalist Gail Gutradt

Following the publication of her memoir chronicling her time as a volunteer at Wat Opot in Cambodia, we caught up with Gail Gutradt to talk about her experiences.

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August 19, 2014

From Alchemist to Adultery: Paulo Coelho's Latest

It is resoundingly clear that many delicate choices were made in the crafting of this first-person narrative set in famously neutral Switzerland.

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