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Anticipation Index

A mathematical breakdown of why we’re excited for...

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TREE OF SMOKE by Denis Johnson

55%
Because it’s his first full-length novel in nine years...

25%
...plus our lingering affection for Jesus’ Son...

20%
...and it’s timely: a Vietnam epic about a war that can’t be won.

Best case: Jesus’ Son in the jungle.
Worst case: Apocalypse Now Redux, redux.


BRIDGE OF SIGHS by Richard Russo

46%
Because we loved Empire Falls, Russo’s Pulitzer-winning novel...

33%
...and Empire Falls, the HBO mini-series...

21%
...and this time, it’s Russo in Venice!

Best case: Empire Falls with gondoliers.
Worst case: A 544-page paddle upstream.


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Fall Preview 2007

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