A Thank-You Note to Books in General (And Our 27 Current Favorites Specifically)

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Dear Literature,
Thank you for keeping us entertained, making us think, showing us other worlds, and offering glorious distraction when reality has us freaking out. What would we do without you? We love you forever.
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Inviting Richard Russo to “Fool” Us Again

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If you loved Nobody’s Fool by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Russo, expect to feel reunited with old friends in Everybody’s Fool, which catches up with the stubborn but lovable “Sully” Sullivan and his neighbors in North Bath, New York, 10 years after we last left them.  Read the rest of this entry »

Luckiest Girl Alive Author Jessica Knoll Opens Up and Moves Forward

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(Photo by Richard Perry for a recent article in The New York Times)

Luckiest Girl Alive came out a year ago, but it keeps coming up in conversation: among customers in our fiction section, among readers online, and in the news. If you haven’t read it yet, now’s the perfect time to grab a copy in paperback. Read the rest of this entry »

Edith Wins!

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Forgive me for posting again so soon but this news can’t wait: Edith Pearlman just won the National Book Critics Circle Award for her book, Binocular Vision – New and Selected StoriesOf all the exciting things that have been going on lately, nothing is as good as this. Read the rest of this entry »