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  1. Shock is followed by awe over Foer's new novelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 31 | The Jewish Journal

    A colleague of mine admonished me to include a warning in my review of Jonathan Safran Foer's brilliant new novel, "Here I Am" . And so I will.

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  2. From physics to mass shootings: The Upright Thinkers and One of UsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 27 | CBC News

    One of Us was written by A...sne Seierstad and The Upright Thinkers was written by Leonard Mlodinow. A crust of bread in a concentration camp inspired a new non-fiction book about our search to understand the universe.

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  3. Why A West Coast Software Company is Getting into Book PublishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Publishers' Weekly

    When former Farrar, Straus and Giroux editor Jesse Coleman was looking to get back into publishing after spending years building a freelance editorial business, he found himself weighing opportunities at Big Five houses against a job at a software company. Hoping to get away from the isolation he felt as a freelancer, Coleman jumped at the chance to create a book division for a Los Angelesbased software company called NationBuilder.

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  4. Leaving Nothing on the Table: Jonathan Safran FoerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Publishers' Weekly

    "I'm just tired. Like, really tired. What's the expression, to leave nothing on the table? Is that what it is? It's good in the sense that I've left nothing on the table.

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  5. The Study Of VenomRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | KERA-TV Dallas

    Most of us steer clear of venomous snakes, insects and other poisonous creatures. This hour, we'll talk about the scientists who risk their lives studying venom - and how their research is helping to produce live-saving drugs for humans.

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  6. Transgender themes enter teen fictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | NorthJersey.com

    In May, Meredith Russo's literary debut arrived in the world, one of countless first novels published every year in search of readers. But Russo's "If I Was Your Girl" - the story of a transgender teenage girl named Amanda who is in love with a boy named Grant - had deep personal resonance.

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  7. "Parent" Shouldn't Be a VerbRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    Alison Gopnik , professor of psychology and an affiliate professor of philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley, and the author of The Gardener and the Carpenter: What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us About the Relationship Between Parents and Children , and the way in which we need to change parenting to keep up with the times. "The model that lots of people have is to shape kids to come out a certain way," said Gopnik.

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  8. Briefly NotedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2016 | New Yorker

    Bobby Kennedy , by Larry Tye . Kennedy was assassinated in 1968, during a Presidential campaign premised on ending the war in Vietnam and stepping up the War on Poverty.

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  9. Reader's Diary: Darryl Pinckney's 'Black Deutschland'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2016 | Hyperallergic

    It was strange to read Darryl Pinckney's new novel while I was in Berlin. To understand why, you'd have to know that Darryl and I had known each back when we were both in college , then lost track of each other.

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  10. Book Deals: Week of August 15, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Publishers' Weekly

    P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast sold a new YA fantasy series called the Dysasters to Monique Patterson at St. Martin's Press. The world rights deal was negotiated by Meredith Bernstein , who has an eponymous shingle.

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  11. How about we fix America by just turning Oklahoma into a giant lake?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | Boing Boing

    In this time of national trauma and political chaos where everyone is being a total shit to each other and the only thing all the sides can agree on is that they can't agree on anything - we need something to unify us. Something that, as a country, we can shed partisan differences and rally behind.

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  12. A Wild Swan plucks at familiar fairy tales with a voice that's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Boing Boing

    A Wild Swan and Other Tales by Michael Cunningham and Yuko Shimizu Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015, 144 pages, 6.4 x 8.5 x 0.7 inches $16 Buy a copy on Amazon A few pages into A Wild Swan and Other Tales we're stopped short by a narrator who is either supremely cynical or just brutally honest: "End of story. 'Happily ever after' fell on everyone like a guillotine's blade."

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  13. What's Your Poison?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | KERA-TV Dallas

    Most of us steer clear of venomous snakes, insects and other poisonous creatures. This hour, we'll talk about the scientists who risk their lives studying venom - and how their research is helping to produce life-saving drugs for humans.

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  14. How Poet Marianne Moore Was Inspired By the JewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Forward

    American modernist poets, including T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Wallace Stevens, and William Carlos Williams, were notorious for differing degrees of anti-Semitism, but their colleague Marianne Moore was uniquely inspired by Jewish tradition and lore. Linda Leavell edited a recently published edition of Marianne Moore's [landmark first poetry collection, "Observations" .

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  15. Not Pretty Enough' review: Entertaining bio of Helen Gurley BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | Korea Herald

    "Not Pretty Enough: The Unlikely Triumph of Helen Gurley Brown" By Gerri Hirshey Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux If there's nothing more American than a rags-to-riches story, then Helen Gurley Brown was truly an All-American Girl. The author of "Sex and the Single Girl" and later editor of Cosmopolitan magazine, writes biographer Gerri Hirshey, began life as "a very poor and traumatized child of the Depression," the fatherless daughter of a miserable mother, a skinny girl beset by acne, not pretty enough to succeed in a world where, her mother insisted, beauty was a woman's only weapon.

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  16. Transgender themes enter teen fictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | USA Today

    Transgender themes enter teen fiction This year, a number of titles are being published for young-adult readers. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2aRK1yy In May, Meredith Russo's literary debut arrived in the world, one of countless first novels published every year in search of readers.

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  17. Book reviews: Some summer reading for the younger setRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    Summer vacation can be daunting for parents who want to fill their kids' time in entertaining and educational ways. As the days seemingly drag on, kids may begin to toss out their favorite phrase: "I'm bored."

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  18. PW Online and On Air: Week of August 8, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | Publishers' Weekly

    Nine years ago, PW was all about Harry Potter. That was the summer that the then-final volume in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows , hit stores.

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  19. Jonathan Franzen helps adapt his latest story for televisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Jonathan Franzen intentionally writes books that wouldn't make for good TV. "If it's better as something on the screen, then maybe we don't need novels," he says.

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  20. The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle Reveals Details Of New Novel Universal HarvesterRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2016 | Stereogum

    If you've been paying attention to the Mountain Goats, you've known for many years that frontman John Darnielle is a great, great writer. But the literary world learned it for themselves in 2014, when Darnielle published his excellent novel Wolf In White Van ; among other great things, it was nominated for a National Book Award .

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