September 23, 2013

The Good Lord Bird by James McBride: Filling in History’s Gaps

In James McBride’s National Book Award-longlisted novel, history comes to life as gaps in the Harper’s Ferry Raid story are filled in by McBride’s pen.

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September 22, 2013

Zettel's Palace of Spies Offers a Laudable Heroine for Young Readers

Fans of historical fiction and mystery will enjoy Sarah Zettel’s Palace of Spies, and the cliffhanger at the end will have them clamoring for more.

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September 21, 2013

12 Great Books from Summer 2013

As summer ends, let's look back at some of our favorite books from this passing season.

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September 20, 2013

Wild Tales: Graham Nash Remembers the Sixties

The clever quote, ‘If you remember the sixties, you weren’t (really) there,’ has been attributed to many people from Robin Williams to Timothy Leary.

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September 19, 2013

The Twins by Saskia Sarginson: A Deeply Different Debut

'Isolte knows that hurting your twin is worse than hurting yourself.'

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September 18, 2013

A Q&A with Koren Zailckas, author of Smashed and Mother, Mother

After being acclaimed for her memoir, Smashed, and its follow-up, Fury: A Memoir, Koren Zailckas has ventured into fiction. Her debut novel, Mother, Mother, is out now. Koren sat down with Everyday eBook to talk about fiction versus memoir and the phenomena of bad mothers.

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September 17, 2013

Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking by Anya von Bremzen: An Excerpt

I never intended to become a writer. I trained as a pianist all my young life, attended the Julliard School, dreamt of becoming a world-renowned virtuoso. But in the late eighties that changed.

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