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Mona Awad – 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl

Mona Awad’s debut novel, 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl (Penguin Books) is a fascinating study of relationships and the interactions of daily life. Told from varying points of view, each chapter traces the shifting power dynamics between mother and daughter, woman and lover, customer and salesperson. Each encounter, even the careless comment

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March 7, 2016

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: April 26, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: April 26, 2015

If you are a resident of the United States, you probably missed World Book Day, the holiday that seems to have escaped domestic notice. Luckily, you can still fill up on bookishness because this week is packed on the literary front with 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners and lots of news from Penguin Random House. If

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April 26, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: October 26, 2014

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: October 26, 2014

This week in our rundown of book culture, we’ve got the latest on publisher/Amazon agreements (and we’re not talking Hachette, for once), a discussion of profits, and the what’s happening with Barnes & Noble. A modest collection of footnotes rounds things out. The big news in publishing this week is that Simon & Schuster has

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October 26, 2014

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