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Book Features Archive

April 28, 2009
Is This Book Worth Getting?

A roundup of new Brooklyn-centered novels.

May 4, 2009
A Nonfiction Marriage

After the massage parlors, after the affair, after the scandalous book that nearly broke up his family, Gay Talese is writing a new opus—about his relationship with his wife.

April 22, 2009
Notes on a Scandalous Novel

Wallowing in Charlotte Roche’s bodily-fluid-obsessed Wetlands.

March 23, 2009
The Homeless Life and Times of Cadillac Man

Northern Queens’s most famous homeless person was making his thrice-weekly commute between his two homes.

March 9, 2009
Graphic Imagination

Alex Robinson is a classic New York funny-book fan.

March 9, 2009
The Canon

Top comic-book minds pick New York’s finest.

March 9, 2009
A Land of Geeks and Goblins

New York swarms with graphic artists, comic-book stores, and fictional fighters defending the universe—or conspiring to destroy it—from their Manhattan HQ. Below, some notable locations.

March 9, 2009
Subway Stories

John Wray makes literary failure look like fun. Let’s see what he can do with success.

February 16, 2009
Mob Tied: Josh Bazell

Josh Bazell started writing his debut novel, Beat the Reaper, while studying medicine at Columbia.

February 9, 2009
Updike on Updike and Obama

When New York spoke to John Updike in October, America was beginning to fathom the depths of its financial woes.

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