Chris Schluep
Chris Schluep
Chris spent more than a dozen years editing books in New York before moving west. He reads all the time, but there are certainly worse ways to make a living. Chris lives in Seattle with his wife, his two sons, and a cat named Little. Aside from reading, he enjoys fishing, writing, and cooking.

Recent posts by Chris

The best history books of August

Histories come in all shapes and sizes, especially this month.

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The best mysteries & thrillers of August

If you're into psychological thrillers, August has got the books for you.

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Writer Steve Cavanagh, author of "Thirteen," on being a quitter

What day job?

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Raise High Your Kindles, Readers

This is big, big news. 

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The best business books of the year so far

The first half of the year featured some fine books on leadership. Here are a few examples.

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Toni Morrison (1931-2019)

Among her achievements, she was the first black woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. 

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Ten years of #1s

A look back at ten years of the Amazon editors' #1 Books of the Year. 

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Books we are talking about

Here are some of the books we are talking about this week.

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Weekend reading

Each of us is hoping to cool off with a great book this weekend.

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Here is the 2019 Booker longlist

Here is the longlist for one of the world's top literary awards. 

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The best mysteries & thrillers of July

July is high season for great mysteries & thrillers. See our favorites here.

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A conversation with Karl Marlantes, author of "Deep River"

Talking to the celebrated author of Matterhorn about his new novel Deep River.

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International Thriller Awards winners announced

The winners were announced in New York over the weekend.

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Summer reads to satisfy 8 reading types

Reader, get thee to the beach. Or at least to a comfortable chair.

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The best mysteries and thrillers of 2019 so far

Here is a list for all those lovers of mysteries & thrillers. 

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