"Ninefox Gambit" and Gender and Sexuality in the Hexarchate

Award-winning author Yoon Ha Lee on his dystopian novel's view on gender identity--and it's not what you think.

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A Conversation Between BA Paris and Mary Kubica

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"Sink Into the Past": A Q&A with Pam Jenoff and Jennifer Robson About "Goodnight from London"

A budding journalist gets more than she bargained for when she takes a job in London on the eve of the Blitz...

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Challenging Misconceptions About Victorian Women: A Q&A With Jessica Shattuck & Sarah Perry About "The Essex Serpent"

Feeble, fainting, fragile women trapped in gilded cages? Think again...

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A Survivalist's Literary Survival List

Writer/adventurer Brendan Leonard ( The Great Outdoors: A User's Guide) provides an illustrated Cocktail Party Primer for some of the greatest adventure narratives, both fiction and nonfiction.

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Shakespeare: Man, Myth, or Legend?

M.L. Rio, the author of the enthralling debut mystery, If We Were Villains, talks about "Uncle Bill"...

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Missing Links: Claire Cameron on Researching "The Last Neanderthal"

Claire Cameron's novels specialize in imaginative leaps in order to make them real, but how did she get inside the head of one of our extinct human ancestors?

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Julie Ann Walker: "I'm a Feminist and I Write Romance"

New York Times bestselling author Julie Ann Walker tells doubters why writing or reading romance is not anti-feminist.

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Get Ready for Dystopian Nonfiction

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Margaret Atwood, author of "The Handmaid's Tale," Talks about her Favorite "Beets"

The speculative fiction maven reveals some of the dystopian lit she's enjoyed most...

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Poetry: "Letter from the Gulf Coast" by Chelsea Dingman

Chelsea Dingman's brilliant poem sets the stage for National Poetry Month.

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How Could Ordinary, Seemingly-Upstanding People Enable the Holocaust?: Jessica Shattuck on "The Women in the Castle"

Author one-on-one: Christina Baker Kline interviews Jessica Shattuck on the powerful new addition to the canon of great WWII literature...

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"Offering Kindness in the Most Improbable Situations": Victor Lodato on "Edgar and Lucy"

Victor Lodato explains how the plot of this literary thriller developed, and his soft spot for certain characters, particularly the story's improbable hero...

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Courtney Milan: 9 Historical Romances "for Those Who Want Something More Than a Little Different"

Courtney Milan - who knows a little something about historical romance - assembles a list of extraordinary historical romances that break the mold.

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"Pathological Enthusiasms": Robert Lowell and the Language of Madness

Kay Redfield Jamison examines the effect bipolar disorder had on one of America's most beloved poets...

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