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Amazon Asks: Francine Prose on Advice from Mavis Gallant, Negotiating Her First Advance, and the "Ultimate Empowered Little Girl"
By Sara Nelson Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932 is Francine Prose's 17th novel (and 27th book, counting nonfiction and young adult titles). And even this longtime fan considers it one of her very best. The story of bohemian...
Brigid Schulte on Taming the To-Do List: "Put Joy First"
By Neal Thompson To do list: Get the snow tires exchanged Renew tabs on Sean's car; schedule Leo's practice drives Call the landscaper "“ what's with those weeds? Get rid of the damn woodpecker poking a hole in the house...
Gabriel GarcÃa MÃ¡rquez (1927-2014)
By Jon Foro Gabriel GarcÃa MÃ¡rquez, the Colombia-born author known for his stories that blurred the lines between fantasy and reality--as well as the lines between tragedy and comedy--has died following a bout with pneumonia. As the author of novels...
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- Apr 16, 2014 YA Wednesday: Dreaming of Gods & Monsters with Laini Taylor
- Apr 16, 2014 Funny Business: Stanley Bing Explains It All For You
- Apr 15, 2014 Amazon Asks: Stanley Bing on Influential Books, Impressing His Son, and Predicting the Future of Technology
- Apr 11, 2014 Digital Exclusive: Sue Monk Kidd on Oprah's "Super Soul Sunday"
- Apr 11, 2014 Rabbit, Write: Five Things You Didn't Know About John Updike
- Apr 10, 2014 How I Wrote It: "All I need is my laptop and a comfy chair" - Alice LaPlante
- Apr 10, 2014 Amazon Asks: Bob Saget Gives a PG-13 Glimpse of the Man Behind "Dirty Daddy"
- Apr 09, 2014 A Peek Inside "What Would Lynn Tillman Do?"
- Apr 08, 2014 Kindle Singles Roundup, Including Colum McCann's First Short Story in a Decade
- Apr 08, 2014 Amazon Asks: Christopher Priest, author of "The Adjacent"
- Apr 07, 2014 Up All Night: Karen Russell on Writing "Sleep Donation"
- Apr 06, 2014 Peter Mattheissen Dead at 86
- Apr 04, 2014 Graphic Novel Friday: Comic Magic with the Rat Queens
- Apr 02, 2014 YA Wednesday: The Best Books of April
- Apr 02, 2014 Eve Harris and Deborah Feldman in Conversation
- Apr 01, 2014 "I Felt I Could Go Deeper with Art" "“ An Interview with Peter Matthiessen, Author of "In Paradise."
- Apr 01, 2014 Page to Screen -- Spring to Summer 2014
- Apr 01, 2014 National Poetry Month: Q&A with National Book Award Winner Mary Szybist
- Mar 28, 2014 Spotlight Feature: Phil Klay, Author of "Redeployment"
- Mar 27, 2014 PÃ¼rr for Me: Hardcore Cats and Their Softhearted Keepers
- Mar 26, 2014 YA Wednesday: 2014 Teen Choice Finalists
- Mar 25, 2014 Amazon Asks: Peter Mountford, on Nabokov and Creative Sparks
- Mar 24, 2014 "Sous Chef," an Homage to the Idiosyncratic Families Who Run the Best Restaurants
- Mar 21, 2014 George R.R. Martin Drops By Before Advance Screening