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Fall Preview 2008: Books


Toni Morrison’s History Lesson
A novel about slavery in which race is almost incidental.
Here They Come Again…
John Updike and Philip Roth tackle living with the consequences of destructive choices this fall.
The Semi-Gothic Debut Novelist: Hannah Tinti
"One of my first jobs was working at the witch dungeon, basically a basement filled with torture devices used on witches."
Amitav Ghosh’s Floating Berlitz Tape
More fun than learning a new language: Reading one.
Who Conserved Herring?
Match the subject to the biography.
Bolaño’s Best for Last?
The posthumous literary superstar has one final novel yet to appear in English. And it could be his greatest.
Alcoholic Unanonymous!
This summer, David Carr proved the troubled-times memoir was alive and kicking. Now here come three more books tackling addiction or mental illness.
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Marilynne Robinson’s Homecoming
She returns to the town of Gilead with Home.
The Season in Books
New works from Anne Roiphe, Malcolm Gladwell, Annie Proulx, and more.
That “Laura Bush” Novel…
Maybe you’ve heard a little something about Curtis Sittenfeld’s American Wife.


Fall Preview 2008

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