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About this blog: This blog is a place for conversation about books. I post reviews of what I'm reading--lots of contemporary fiction, but also classics and the occasional work of narrative nonfiction. I am always looking for new books to read, so ...  (More)

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What to do when half your book is dead
Jan 19, 2016 12:02 pm
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(continued from "A Pantser Brought to Heel")

In an hour-long phone call, my... More
A Pantser Brought to Heel
Jan 13, 2016 3:37 pm
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A few weeks after my novel The Setup Man was published in March 2014, I got a call from my agent, who reported... More
Junipero Serra and the Gold Retirement Watch
Sep 16, 2015 1:53 pm
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Next week, during his visit to Washington, DC, Pope Francis ... More
The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
Jul 7, 2015 4:14 pm
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I just finished reading (belatedly) Meg Wolitzer's 2013 bestseller The Interestings. I want to break the long silence... More
The Heyday of Malcolm Margolin
Jan 30, 2015 2:25 pm
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If you've ever browsed the gift shop of a California state park, historical site, or museum, you've seen Malcolm Margolin's work. Books published by ... More
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