October 7, 2014

A New Trilogy from Jane Smiley

Some Luck begins a brand-new trilogy – The Last Hundred Years – from beloved author Jane Smiley. Here’s why we think you’ll fall in love with it.

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October 6, 2014

Shirley Jackson Reimagined

In her second novel, Shirley, writing professor and MFA Susan Scarf Merrell fictionalizes the life of the acclaimed author Shirley Jackson.

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October 5, 2014

Meg Wolitzer on Sylvia Plath: A Q&A with the Belzhar Author

We caught up with Meg to talk about the inspiration behind Belzhar, Sylvia Plath, and the difference between writing adult and young adult fiction.

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October 4, 2014

Wine Country at Its Hottest: Once Tasted by Laura Moore

Welcome to Laura Moore’s California via her latest novel, Once Tasted.

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October 3, 2014

How to Fix the School System: A Q&A with Dana Goldstein

In her new book, The Teacher Wars, journalist Dana Goldstein goes back to the historical roots of the American public school system. We spoke with her about moral panic, what needs to be done, and more.

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October 2, 2014

A Family Unraveled: Road Ends, by Mary Lawson

Mary Lawson’s third novel, Road Ends, is a quietly disturbing, elegantly constructed anatomy of a dysfunctional family with more than its share of secrets and obsessions.

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October 1, 2014

Save the Date: On Love, Marriage, and Weddings with Jen Doll

Doll’s humorous but affirmative look at modern marriage and wedding goings-on checks the snark at the door.

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