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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August 18, 2014

Short Stories from the Master: Lydia Davis's Can't and Won't

Lydia Davis is a master of the shortest of short stories, as evident in her most recent collection, Can’t and Won’t.

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August 17, 2014

Time Travel Is a Tricky Thing

In Cristin Terrill’s YA novel All Our Yesterdays, time travel exists at the core of a group of friends and the troubles they face.

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August 16, 2014

Snakes on Vacation: A $1.99 Kathy Reichs Thrill

Have you ever had a vacation get off to a really, really bad start? So has Tempe Brennan.

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August 15, 2014

You're Getting Warmer: 6 Late-Summer Mysteries

Summer is threatening to disappear – but that doesn’t mean your long days of reading outdoors are close to over. Check out these seven mysteries to keep your momentum going.

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August 14, 2014

On Heartache and History: The Narrow Road to the Deep North

Richard Flanagan’s latest novel, The Narrow Road to the Deep North, brings readers on a journey into a dark part of world history – and all of the heartache within it.

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August 13, 2014

3 Questions for Hampton Sides, Author of In the Kingdom of Ice

For his latest epic, In the Kingdom of Ice, Hampton Sides's research propelled him into a time and place he’d previously only read about.

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