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

Kubika

A Conversation Between BA Paris and Mary Kubica

One of the fun things about this job is getting to spend time around authors. What always strikes me is that--no matter how much you've built them up in your head--they remain human beings. They walk, they talk, and they discuss writing with each other. We thought it would be...

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Mbue

Oprah's Next Book Club Pick - Some Words from the Author Herself

Oprah loved it. We loved it. There's a good chance you'll love it.

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Luce

Edward Luce Discusses His New Book "The Retreat of Western Liberalism"

Edward Luce's new book is getting a lot of attention lately and for good reason. At the least, it's an informative look at the current state of world politics and economics. But it's also a thought-provoking warning that history is not guaranteed.

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Party

Author Robyn Harding on How Not to Throw a Sweet Sixteen Party

We're always curious how authors get their ideas, so we asked Robyn Harding to tell us about the origins of The Party.

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Hillbilly

More Cowbell - What to Read After "Hillbilly Elegy"

J.D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy has spent a long time near the top of the Amazon bestsellers list. Readers have turned to the book to try to understand how we got to where we are, and sometimes more specifically, how Donald Trump got to where he is. There was a point...

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Arson

Bookmark It

As David Byrne sings: "I don't know what you expect staring into the TV set." That seems like a good sentiment heading into the weekend. It also happens that it's a lyric from the Talking Heads' song "Burning Down the House," which I've been singing on a loop since I...

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Party

The Best Mysteries and Thrillers of June

There's something for everyone in this month's Best Mysteries and Thrillers list.

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Luce

The Best History Books of June

There are some excellent history books coming out this June. Here's a sample.

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Mat

A List of Books to Consider on Memorial Day

This Memorial Day I thought I'd look back at books about soldiers--some fiction, some nonfiction--that have made an impression on me or people I know. Here is a list of books to consider on Memorial Day.

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Bond

Farewell, Roger Moore

For many of us growing up, he was our Bond.

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