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  • Reader recommendations a growing business in the book world

    This summer Molly Ringwald said that she read "Fifty Shades of Grey" because "when a book becomes that big, I feel like it's culturally relevant."
  • 'Casual Vacancy' fails to conjure Harry Potter's magic

    'Casual Vacancy' fails to conjure Harry Potter's magic
    It's hardly shocking that the most fully realized characters in "The Casual Vacancy," J.K. Rowling's first novel for adults, are the youngest. Fats Wall, Krystal Weedon, Gaia Bawden, Andrew Price, Sukhvinder Jawanda: Even the names are vaguely...

    Prefer not to? Kevin Smokler says you should reread 'Bartleby'

    It's almost as if Kevin Smokler found himself in 30-something detention: well into adulthood, he was sentenced to go back and re-read the books he read in high school English class. He might have escaped if he hadn't been passing notes in class written...

    2013 PEN/Faulkner Award finalists announced

    2013 PEN/Faulkner Award finalists announced
    One of the literary world's favorite fiction prizes, the PEN/Faulkner award, announced its 2013 finalists Wednesday. In its 33rd year, the contenders come from publishers large and small. The finalists are Amelia Gray for "Threats," published by Farrar,...

    Biblioracle: Book reviews don't compute

    Biblioracle: Book reviews don't compute
    In a previous column I discussed the practice of "sockpuppetry," where authors create fake online personas to pump up the ratings of their own books and trash those of their rivals. Recently, two additional stories have come to my attention that cast...