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

Talking to author Emily Beyda about her debut thriller "The Body Double"

In Beyda's debut thriller, a young woman is recruited to act as a body double for a famous actress.

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"More Myself" - A conversation with Alicia Keys

I'm happy to report that her memoir is as real as her music.

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Books we are talking about

Although we're all in our homes, we are still talking. 

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On the podcast: the best books of March, unforgettable reads, and Brian Greene

Our podcast skeleton crew meets to discuss the best books of the month, along with some books that have changed our lives. 

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The best nonfiction of March

Some of our favorites for March.

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Neal Bascomb and A.J. Baime write about much more than cars (but cars are cool)

We took a metaphorical drive with two talented and charming authors.

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Announcing the National Book Critics Circle Awards

The critics have spoken. 

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The best history books of March

In historic times like these, it's sometimes nice to realize there were other historic times where people came together to overcome obstacles.

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On the podcast: authors we fell for in the last decade

Seira, Erin, Vannessa, and Chris discuss the authors who stood out to them personally.

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Weekend reading

Here is what the Amazon Books editors are reading this weekend. 

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On global warming: 5 books for better understanding a sometimes heated topic

Here is a list of books for people who are interested in learning more about the risks of climate change, what the world is doing about it, and what they can do personally.

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Clive Cussler (1931-2020)

Cussler's journey from college dropout to celebrated author and explorer could have been the stuff of his own novels.

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Katherine Johnson (1918-2020)

Johnson, who was chronicled in “Hidden Figures,” was responsible for working out the trajectory of John Glenn’s spaceflight.

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On the podcast: our favorite romantic comedies and why you should read them

If you don't like any of the romantic comedies we discuss on the podcast, you will probably never, ever like romantic comedies.

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The best nonfiction of February

Our favorite nonfiction books of February make for a wonderful and varied list.  

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