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Q&A with Jodi Picoult and Mary Morris

Q&A with Jodi Picoult and Mary Morris

Mary Morris, author of The Jazz Palace, teaches writing in addition to being an accomplished and critically acclaimed writer herself.  One of her students was Jodi Picoult, New York Times …

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Revealed! The Cover for Ian McEwan’s THE CHILDREN ACT

A brilliant, emotionally wrenching new novel from the author of Atonement and Amsterdam Order Your Copy Now: Amazon | Apple | Barnes & Noble | Indiebound | Powell’s Fiona Maye …

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Can’t Make it to BEA Giveaway

Can’t make it to BEA? Enter for a chance to win a box full of the Knopf and Doubleday books we are promoting at the show! Books/ARCs include Emily St. …

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Knopf Doubleday at BEA 2014

The Knopf Doubleday Group is proud to announce a full schedule of author events at this year’s Book Expo America. Find us at the Random House Booth (#2839) at the …

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A Nearly Perfect Copy by Allison Amend

A Nearly Perfect Copy by Allison Amend

Dear Reader, I’m delighted to share with you an extraordinary novel by Allison Amend, a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop whose first novel, Stations West (LSU Press), was a …

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Harvest by Jim Crace

Harvest by Jim Crace

“Glorious … Harvest calls to mind J. M. Coetzee’s finest and most allegorical novel, Waiting for the Barbarians … Crace writes with a particular, haunting empathy for the displaced … His plots may be epic, but his sentences carry a sensual charge … In his compassionate curiosity and his instincts for insurgent uncertainty, Crace surely ranks among our greatest novelists of radical upheaval, a perfect fit for our unstable, unforgiving age.” —The New York Times Book Review

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Indie Next Pick: The Drowning House by Elizabeth Black

Indie Next Pick: The Drowning House by Elizabeth Black

The American Booksellers Association has selected Elizabeth Black’s exquisitely written and haunting debut, The Drowning House, as an Indie Next pick for January! “Black beautifully explores the idea of going home by making Galveston the true main character of this novel that will make readers reflect on their own lives and wonder what it would be like to go home again.”

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Saul Steinberg by Deirdre Bair

Saul Steinberg by Deirdre Bair

“The pre-eminent New Yorker cartoonist leads a life worthy of his own ironic art in this scintillating biography … Steinberg emerges as a tangle of neurotic contradictions … Bair’s biography unfolds in a graceful prose that’s stocked with absurdist scenes and colorful characters … Her breezy writing works subtly and slyly to unearth psychological depths beneath that amusing surface of the Steinbergian picaresque.”
Publishers Weekly, starred and boxed review

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Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan

Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan

“McEwan’s most stylish and personal book to date … The year’s most intensely enjoyable novel.”
The Daily Beast

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The Richest Woman in America by Janet Wallach

The Richest Woman in America by Janet Wallach

No woman in the Gilded Age made as much money as Hetty Green. At the time of her death in 1916, she was worth at least 100 million dollars, equal to more than 2 billion dollars today. A strong believer in women being financially independent, she offered valuable lessons for the present times.

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