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

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Announcing the 2016 Man Booker Prize Longlist

The Man Booker is the biggest literary prize given in the U.K. This year's longlist is composed of thirteen books, including five written by Americans.

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Jenny Lawson Is Publishing a New Book and It's Sort of a Coloring Book

For those of you who know the pleasure of reading Jenny Lawson's books, word of a new one on the horizon will come as really good news.

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The Best Business Books of July

In which we read about Chaos Monkeys, Brazillionaires, Helen Gurley Brown... and, yes, Effective Managers.

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The Best History Books of July

Summer is traditionally the time for a frothy beach read. But what if you're not into froth?

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Congratulations to the Winners of the Thriller Awards

This weekend at New York's Grand Hyatt, the International Thriller Writers announced the winners of the 2016 Thriller Awards.

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of July

A sampling of the Best Mysteries & Thrillers of July.

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Michael Herr (1940 - 2016)

Michael Herr, war correspondent and author of Dispatches--widely considered to be the definitive history of the Vietnam War--has died at the age of 76.

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A Book Trend That We've Noticed

What book trend have the Amazon editors noticed lately?

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The Best Mysteries & Thrillers of June

Summer tends to bring out the blockbusters, so it makes sense that a number of big mysteries and thrillers landed on our main Best Books of June list. But it's not all blockbusters in our Best Mysteries, Thrillers & Suspense....

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Lose the Tie: Some Book Suggestions for Dad

Here is a list of typical Father's Day gifts: A tie. A book. Grilling equipment. Breakfast in bed. A "free hug" coupon. Socks. If this list sounds familiar to you, let me make a suggestion: get him a book.

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"Muhammad Ali: A Man, Not a King" by Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith

On a day when Muhammad Ali is on all of our minds, we reached out to the authors of a recent (and excellent) book on Ali to get their thoughts on the Greatest of All Time.

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