Jennifer Egan

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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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Top 10 books about middle age
Finding work that confronts this difficult stage of life with honesty and wisdom is not easy – but these writers show it can be done

Marina Benjamin

15, Jun, 2016 @10:29 AM

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Stephen King joins hundreds of authors petitioning against Donald Trump
More than 450 writers, including Colm Tóibín, Geraldine Brooks and Lydia Davis express ‘unequivocal’ opposition to his presidential candidacy

Alison Flood

25, May, 2016 @11:20 AM

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