Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life


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Puzzles and Paradoxes: Marilyn Stasio’s Latest Crime Column

Solving one of Keigo Higashino’s fiendishly difficult mysteries must be very gratifying. (I wouldn’t know, since this Japanese puzzlemeister consistently outwits me.) In Giles Murray’s translation of NEWCOMER (Minotaur, $27.

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Take a Very Dark Trip Through the California Desert With ‘The Feral Detective’

When you purchase an independently reviewed book through our site, we earn an affiliate commission. So can we all agree that the center didn’t hold? Yeats warned us it wouldn’t. Didion reminded us.

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How a Small-Town Newspaper Editor Won a Pulitzer Prize

When you purchase an independently reviewed book through our site, we earn an affiliate commission. STORM LAKE A Chronicle of Change, Resilience, and Hope From a Heartland Newspaper By Art Cullen 317 pp. Viking. $28.

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NPR News: William Goldman, Writer Behind ‘Butch Cassidy,’ ‘Princess Bride,’ Dies At 87

William Goldman, Writer Behind ‘Butch Cassidy,’ ‘Princess Bride,’ Dies At 87
Goldman had a successful literary career before he turned to Hollywood, where he made an indelible mark — as the writer of beloved movies as well as a best-selling guide to screenwriting.

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When Tribalism First Entered American Politics

When you purchase an independently reviewed book through our site, we earn an affiliate commission. THE RED AND THE BLUE The 1990s and the Birth of Political Tribalism By Steve Kornacki Illustrated. 497 pp. Ecco/HarperCollins Publishers. $29.99.

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