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  • Author George Saunders headlines 10th annual CityLit Festival

    Author George Saunders headlines 10th annual CityLit Festival
    Author George Saunders is having the kind of year that could lead the former roofer and slaughterhouse worker to imagine that someone is spritzing the air around him with a giant bottle of perfume. "The way things have been going recently, it's as if...
  • George Saunders gets real in new story collection

    George Saunders gets real in new story collection
    For George Saunders, the lines between utopia and dystopia, between realism and science fiction, between humor and horror, have always been fine. Never is it more true, though, than in his new collection of short stories, “Tenth of December.”...
  • Evan S. Connell Jr. dies at 88; iconoclastic novelist, historian

    Evan S. Connell Jr. dies at 88; iconoclastic novelist, historian
    Evan S. Connell Jr., a literary iconoclast whose writings as a novelist, poet, essayist and historian won the admiration of critics and a cult-like following of discerning readers with books on subjects as eclectic as Midwestern provincialism, the...
  • 'Magical Journey' by Katrina Kenison

    In this moving memoir, Katrina Kenison beckons readers into her world and proves to be an insightful guide and companion through the vicissitudes of life. After the death of a friend, and when her youngest son leaves their rural New Hampshire home to...
  • Biblioracle: Saluting the Bildungsroman

    Biblioracle: Saluting the Bildungsroman
    I've been spending my holiday teaching break trying to finish a manuscript for a young adult coming-of-age novel I'm working on, which has me thinking a lot about coming-of-age novels, which has me wondering if all good novels aren't coming-of-age novels....
  • Books by dudes for dudes, books by chicks for dudes

     
    Esquire's 75 books by dudes for dudes is three years old, but Joyland created a list of 250 books for dudes by chicks....
  • Album Review: Fountains of Wayne's 'Sky Full of Holes'

     
    Album Review: Fountains of Wayne’s ‘Sky Full of Holes’ gets three stars out of four....
  • The Reading Life: The New Yorker's grand old game

     
    Yankee fan David L. Ulin reads baseball, some vintage, with the help of The New Yorker's iPad app....
  • Google doodle celebrates Jorge Luis Borges' 112th birthday

     
    Jorge Luis Borges is celebrated by Google on his 112th birthday....
  • Celebrating Flann O'Brien

     
    Underappreciated author Flann O'Brien is moving into the spotlight: his centenary will be celebrated in Ireland this weekend, and a film adaptation of his first novel may be on the way....
  • The Far East Movement drop 'Bump from the Trunk Vol. 1'

     
    The Far East Movement make pop music. Their core is hip-hop and they incorporate various strains of electronic music, but they make music for the masses and they do it well....