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Book Review: The Art of Fielding

The Art of Fielding By Chad Harbach For more than a decade Chad Harbach polished his prose in obscurity. Sometimes he barely had a hundred…



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Book Review: The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson

The Family Fang, Kevin Wilson’s first novel after an excellent and unsettling book of short stories titled Tunneling to the Center of the Earth, centers…



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Book Review: A Discovery of Witches By Deborah Harkness

A Discovery of Witches By Deborah Harkness Diana Bishop, the smart, beautiful, cosmetics-shunning witch at the center of Deborah Harkness’ debut novel, A Discovery of…



Book Review: Juliet, Naked, By Nick Hornby

Though Nick Hornby has never seemed to recapture the chemistry that produced High Fidelity, he certainly hasn’t stopped trying. That novel lodged him firmly in the pop-culture echelon, and Hornby seems to have figured out that he has a way with writing about music. His newest, Juliet, Naked, is another story propped up by songs.



Book Review: Her Fearful Symmetry, By Audrey Niffenegger

American author Audrey Niffenegger’s debut, The Time Traveler’s Wife, brought her almost immediate fame; the instant best-seller became a favorite amongst book clubs and broody, independent readers alike. The treacly film adaptation brought the mind- (and time-) bending romance to an even larger audience, and people finally learned how to pronounce that mouthful of a surname.