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 January

Here are some of our favorite history books of January. 

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"American Dirt" - an excerpt

The first big book of 2020 is about to be published. Here is an excerpt. 

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The best nonfiction of January

A list of our favorite nonfiction books of January. 

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On the podcast: it's going to be a great 2020 for books

There is a lot to look forward to in 2020. Plus, a conversation with the lovely and talented Sarah Adler. 

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Books to help you take care of business in 2020

Here are some titles that will help you fulfill your resolutions in 2020.

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Celebrity picks: Robert Iger's favorite reads of 2019

What does the person who has run Disney for fourteen years like to read?

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Matt Salinger on his father's books, finally bringing his works to Kindle, and which one is his favorite

Today would have been J.D. Salinger's 101st birthday. His son, Matt Salinger, shares some thoughts on why his books finally made it to Kindle, which of his father's books is his favorite, and why.

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Celebrity picks: Ali Wong's favorite reads of 2019

Find out what Ali Wong's favorite books are to read to her kids, and to herself.

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The podcast: our favorite mysteries & thrillers of 2019 + Leigh Bardugo

With the decade drawing to a close, we look at the best mysteries & thrillers of 2019, as well as the book that some are calling "the book of the decade."

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Celebrity picks: Rachael Ray's favorite reads of 2019

What does America's favorite self-taught cook like to read in the quiet hours after a meal?

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The best history books of 2019

Check out these books before 2019 is history.

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No Spoilers: Highly Quotable Mysteries, Thrillers & Suspense on Charts

What were Charts' most quotable mysteries and thrillers in 2019?

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Our favorite mysteries, thrillers & suspense reads of 2019

Here's a "suspenseful six" to introduce mystery and thrills into your life. Plus, a link to all 20 of the best mysteries, thrillers & suspense of 2019.

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Talking to Adrienne Brodeur, author of "Wild Game"

We were able to catch up with the author of our favorite memoir of 2019. We discussed her experience writing the book, and her own daughter's reaction to reading it.

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On the podcast: holiday gift picks and a conversation with Alice Hoffman

Now is the time to think about what books you might want to give to people. In the first half of the podcast, we try to make those choices easier for you. Plus, Alice Hoffman talks about her novel "The World That We Knew."

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Lists + Reviews

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News + Features

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Omnivoracious, The Amazon Book Review

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