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Last-Neanderthal225

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

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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Gene-Machine225

Get Ready for Dystopian Nonfiction

It sounds a little like something you'd hear about on the Home Shopping Network, or maybe a 30-minute infomercial on your local cable sports network in that dead zone between football and baseball seasons: "CRISPR: An easy and cost-effective way to manipulate... your genes"? But it's not science fiction, or...

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Atwood

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-Chelsea Dingman

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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Castle

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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Edgar

"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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9 Unique Historical Romances Picked by Courtney Milan

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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Lowell

"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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Madea

"I Wanted to Make Her Real": David Vann Reimagines Medea in "Bright Air Black"

The author of Aquarium offers a more complex and fascinating portrait of a typically one-note character from Greek mythology....

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