Jennifer Egan

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The Candy House by Jennifer Egan review – information overload
This follow-up to the Pulitzer-winning A Visit from the Goon Squad is packed with smart ideas about digital authenticity but lacks the human moments that made the first book fizz

Anthony Cummins

18, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Jennifer Egan: ‘Twitter doesn’t make me feel optimistic about human nature’
The Pulitzer prize-winning author discusses her follow up to A Visit from the Goon Squad and how imagining a new technology set her writing free

Emma Brockes

16, Apr, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Top 10 musical novels | Rebecca Kauffman
Novelist Rebecca Kauffman chooses work by authors from Ann Patchett to Zadie Smith resounding with music and musicians

Rebecca Kauffman

23, Jan, 2019 @1:30 PM

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Top 10 books to help you survive the digital age
From Philip K Dick’s obtuse robots to Mark O’Connell’s guide to transhumanism, novelist Julian Gough picks essential reading for a helter skelter world

Julian Gough

30, May, 2018 @10:57 AM

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In brief: The Wind at My Back; Manhattan Beach; Miss Laila, Armed and Dangerous – reviews
Paul Maunder’s cycling memoir freewheels into nature writing, Jennifer Egan goes historical, and Manu Joseph’s third is a thriller in political clothing

Ben East

13, May, 2018 @12:00 PM

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Best books of 2017 – part two
From moving memoirs to far-reaching fiction, novelists, poets and critics pick their best reads of the year

26, Nov, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Reviews roundup: Manhattan Beach; The Rub of Time; and Everybody Lies
What the critics thought of Jennifer Egan’s Manhattan Beach; Martin Amis’s The Rub of Time and Everybody Lies by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

06, Oct, 2017 @3:29 PM

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Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan review – remarkable cinematic scope
The author of A Visit from the Goon Squad returns with a more conventional historical novel following the lives of a family in Brooklyn during and after the Depression

Meghan O'Rourke

29, Sep, 2017 @6:30 AM

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Jennifer Egan: ‘I was never a hot, young writer. But then I had a quantum leap’
Six years after winning a Pulitzer with the ‘postmodern’ A Visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan reveals why she has now embraced the virtues of traditional storytelling

Rachel Cooke

24, Sep, 2017 @6:00 AM

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National Book awards 2017: Jesmyn Ward and Jennifer Egan among finalists
The longlist for the biggest prize in American literature includes previous finalists as well as a host of debut authors

Jake Nevins

15, Sep, 2017 @5:42 PM

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Top 10 New York novels
From Edith Wharton to Jennifer Egan, the city has inspired countless stories, all of them sharing one major character – the metropolis itself

Francis Spufford

29, Jun, 2016 @10:42 AM

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Systems fiction: a novel way to think about the present
Seen in literary fiction as well as SF, this genre weaves together complex debates in a way that can offer a clearer view of the future – think Atwood, DeLillo and Asimov

Damien Walter

24, Jun, 2016 @3:00 PM

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