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George Saunders: It's All About Suckage-Avoidance

Our colleagues over at Audible Range recently spoke with the inimitable George Saunders about his new (and first) novel, Lincoln in the Bardo, as well as the extraordinary audio edition featuring a cast of 166, including Nick Offerman, David Sedaris, and Lena Dunham.

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An Interview with John Freeman Gill, Author of "The Gargoyle Hunters"

Gill talks to the Amazon Book Review about his novel of a crumbling family set in the crumbling New York of the mid-1970s, when the city was dirty, dangerous, and on the verge of going bankrupt.

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Because He's There.

Following in your father's footsteps is one thing. It's quite another when they point up the slopes of the world's highest peak. Leif Whittaker talks about My Old Man and the Mountain and what it's like to grow up as the son of a world-class mountaineer.

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What Do You Get When You Cross Herman Melville with Cormac McCarthy?

You get The North Water, Ian McGuire's dark and violent - yet brilliant - thriller set aboard an arctic whaling ship. We asked him a few questions about the book, a selection for our best books of 2016.

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V.E. Schwab Talks about Her Fantasy Trilogy Finale, "A Conjuring of Light"

V.E. Schwab speaks with us about ending her series, writing for different audiences, tough first drafts, and which Shades of Magic character was her favorite one to write.

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5 Things You May Not Know About Margaret Wise Brown

Innovator, loyal friend, and a woman with an infectious zest for life. What author Amy Gary learned about one of our most iconic children's book authors.

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George Saunders: “Fiction is kind of like empathy training wheels.”

Watch Saunders (Lincoln in the Bardo) and Colson Whitehead (The Underground Railroad) discuss their books and the writing process in a video from New York City's 92Y.

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Kristan Higgins Turns a New Page with "On Second Thought"

We chat with Kristan Higgins about her new funny and touching story of two sisters who team up to overcome their romantic challenges.

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“The Books Do Absolutely Operate out of a Sense of Fragmentation”: Rachel Cusk on Her New Novel, "Transit"

Rachel Cusk speaks with us about the crumbling of reality, the selectivity of memory, and how reading and writing drama has impacted her own novels.

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Trust No One: Privacy 101 from "The Art of Invisibility"

Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they aren't after you.

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