June 19, 2014

A Story in Three Perspectives: The Orenda by Joseph Boyden

Joseph Boyden’s Orenda describes a dark and dangerous world inhabited by cruel, bloodthirsty savages. At least, that’s one-third accurate.

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June 18, 2014

The Girl With the Great International Romance Stories

Kristin Newman, a writer on ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and ‘That ‘70s Show,’ took vacation – and the possibility of the adjacent vacationships – seriously.

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June 17, 2014

Nancy Thayer's Guide to Nancy Thayer: Where to Begin

We invited prolific and best-selling author Nancy Thayer to introduce us to her body of work – and to help guide us on where to begin. Here’s what she shared.

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June 16, 2014

Family First: Maggie O'Farrell's Instructions for a Heatwave

Maggie O'Farrell's Instructions for a Heatwave is a novel about family -- the hurts, wants, and secrets of people so deeply familiar and equally strange.

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June 15, 2014

Lose Your Head Over John Corey Whaley's Noggin

How’s this for a premise: A terminally ill teenage boy decides to have his head severed and frozen, in hopes that someday he’ll be able to come back to life.

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June 14, 2014

Tuesday's Child Is Full of Guts: The Girl with All the Gifts

M. R. Carey’s novel, The Girl with All the Gifts, asks the question: so what do we do with all these thinking, feeling zombie children, anyway?

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June 13, 2014

How to Create Like Pixar: An Insider's Guide

Ed Catmull, co-founder of Pixar and current president of Walt Disney Animation and Pixar Animation, shares an insider’s look at the studio – and how it came to be and succeed.

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