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Dave Eggers, Creative Habits, and 40 Years of Erica Jong: Monday’s Margins

Nothing To See Here

New books from Dave Eggers, Chuck Palahniuk, Andre Dubus III, George Pelecanos and Jo Baker. Plus: Fear of Flying 40 years later, and habits of the most creative people.

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What We’re Reading: October 2013

The Clumsy Living

Our staff’s reading list for October includes books by Jhumpa Lahiri, Aimee Bender, Allan Gurganus, Lisa Fugard, Naomi Wolf, Jane Smiley, Bob Hicok, and other authors.

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10 Best Books I Didn’t Read in 2012

The top ten books that I didn’t read this year include Hitchens’ Mortality, Ron Rash’s The Cove, and Junot Diaz’s This Is How You Lose Her.

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Two or Three Things We Know About the 2012 National Book Award Finalists

Boy Kings of Texas cover

The 2012 National Book Award winners will be announced November 14th. Here are some facts you should (or shouldn’t?) know about the finalists.

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January Staff Reading: Addendum

More IDT staffers chime in with their January reading lists…Mara Naselli: My reading life is chaos. There are books everywhere around the apartment, stacked, splayed open, or just scattered about. I’m reading Feasts and Riot for a freelance project I’m working on, and have at some time or another opened Tattooed Girl by Joyce Carol […]

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Jumping for that Elusive Truth

Novelist Christian Bauman ponders the triumphs and tribulations of memoirists James Frey and Anthony Swofford and the lure of the publishing industry’s nonfiction fix

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