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Sam Anderson

December 22, 2008 | The Book Review
Wake Up, Little Susie

The early journals of Susan Sontag reveal a pretentious, insecure, surprisingly lovable narcissist.

December 15, 2008 |
The Top Ten Books

Lush Life, 2666, Sea of Poppies, and more.

December 1, 2008 | The Book Review
The Basketball Dork’s Bible

How much hoops analysis is too much?

November 17, 2008 | The Book Review
Prose Poem

Roberto Bolaño’s brilliant, messy everything novel.

November 3, 2008 | The Book Review
Five Lives

What Emily Post has in common with Rimbaud.

October 13, 2008 | The Book Review
Algorithm & Blues

The wonder and terror of Google.

October 6, 2008 |
In Conversation: Richard Price and Junot Díaz

Two New York novelists on the death of Times Square, the afterbirth of the Lower East Side, and the importance of ghosts.

September 18, 2008 | Feature
Infinite Loss

David Foster Wallace, 19622008

September 15, 2008 | The Book Review
Go Ask Alice

The even-timelier-than-expected novel about Laura Bush.

September 1, 2008 |
Bolaño’s Best for Last?

The posthumous literary superstar has one final novel yet to appear in English. And it could be his greatest.

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