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Book Features Archive

October 5, 2009
The Novelist’s Sabbatical

The literary memoir, once a career capstone, has lately become a novelist’s third or fourth book.

September 22, 2009
The Conspiracy Artist

Decoding Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol.

September 28, 2009
The Method Writer

For The Anthologist, a novel about a poet, Nicholson Baker found his narrator’s voice by singing to himself.

September 21, 2009
Getting Cross With David Cross

In his new essay collection, David Cross aims at targets big and small.

September 14, 2009
The Coy Exhibitionist

Jonathan Ames has made a career out of self-exposure. Or so he would like you to believe.

September 14, 2009
Cracking Dan Brown

The publisher of The Lost Symbol says its release date, September 15, is significant to the book’s numerology.

September 14, 2009
What’s in the New Book????

If anyone can divine the contents of The Lost Symbol, it’s Dan Burstein.

September 14, 2009
How Dan Brown Became Dan Brown

Tracing the career path of a modern Michelangelo.

September 14, 2009
Intelligence Service

How Dan Brown feeds the brain.

September 14, 2009
Dan Brown’s Enemies List

The Church isn’t the only one with a beef.

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