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

A Conversation with Ottessa Moshfegh

One of my favorite books this year is My Year of Rest and Relaxation, a book that elicits strong responses from readers. 

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What Pushes a Parent To Do the Unthinkable?

A conversation between Lisa Wingate and Kristina McMorris, two writers who have been able to take heart-wrenching tragedies from history and turn them into inspiring, emotional reading experiences.

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Lee Child Talks to Gina Wohlsdorf About "Blood Highway"

A thriller master talks to a rising star about her characters, her craft, and her new novel. 

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Books We Are Talking About

Here are some of the books we've been talking about. 

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Weekend Reading

Dinner and dharmas and epistolary novels. Oh, my.

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Books We've Been Talking About

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

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Agree to Disagree: Comparing The National Book Award for Fiction with the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

When it comes to fiction, the selection committees for the Pulitzer and the National Book Award don't often agree. And even when they do agree, they don't necessarily agree 100%

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of July

International spy thrillers, quirky buddy adventures, dark psychological thrillers, and suspenseful murder mysteries--basically, the whole gamut and then some.

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The Best Business Books of the Year So Far

Six months, twenty books, endless wisdom.

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Books We Are Talking About

Yes, that's an Instant Pot Cookbook.

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Around the World in 80 Ways - Travel Stories from the Associated Press

Since 1846, the Associated Press has been bringing us news from around the world. They also do some excellent travel writing.

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A Conversation with Riley Sager, author of "Final Girls" and "The Last Time I Lied"

In a few short years, Sager has built quite a writing career. Now the movie people are interested. 

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of the Year So Far

You will find a lot of variety in this list--the expected and the unexpected.

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The Best History Books of the Year So Far

The first half of the year produced more great history books than we normally see by his time. Here's a selection, but be sure to check out the full list.

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Was Napoleon Poisoned?

The story of poison is the story of power. But who knew it was this interesting?

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