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John Wray – The Lost Time Accidents

John Wray follows his acclaimed 2009 novel Lowboy with The Lost Time Accidents (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), a rollicking comic novel which follows four generations of an eccentric and physics-obsessed family from early twentieth century Europe to present-day NYC, with many historical and geographical points in between. Narrator Waldemar “Waldy” Tolliver guides us through this

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February 8, 2016

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: January 17, 2016

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Book news was sparse this week, but maybe you’ll be surprised by which genres and subgenres sold well in 2015 and which declined. Ready? Set? Read!

January 17, 2016

“The desire to work has to be fierce.” In conversation with Peyton Marshall

I had a wonderful time interviewing Peyton Marshall about her book, Goodhouse, about the writing process, and about staying sane throughout the cycles of a book. Here’s a passage that I think paints well the constant contrast between beauty and violence in the book: I went silent then, feeling as if I had invoked some

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November 24, 2014

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