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- 18 June 2013
'The Ocean at the End of the Lane' by Neil Gaiman
This new modern fable—which, at 192 pages, is more of a novella—tells the story of a man who returns to his native English village and suddenly realizes the cost of the horrible evil he fought as a child, with the help of Lettie Hempstock and her extraordinary mother and grandmother.
- 25 June 2013
'The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells' by Andrew Sean Greer
Greta Wells experiences three alternate lives during a therapy session, all with different secrets and losses, pain and happiness. Which one will she ultimately choose?
'Sisterland' by Curtis Sittenfeld
Sittenfeld returns with the story of twin sisters: Vi, a professed psychic, and Kate, a wife and mother in denial of her talents. When Vi predicts a devastating earthquake is around the corner, Kate must decide whether to support her sister and out herself for the potential good of the community, or continue to ignore her own instincts.
- 9 July 2013
'Fin & Lady' by Cathleen Schine
Fin is 11 when his parents die in 1964, and he is sent to live with his older sister, Lady. But Lady is a free spirit, and Fin soon realizes he's as much her caregiver as she is his.
'Amy Falls Down' by Jincy Willett
A sequel of sorts to her last book The Writing Class, Amy Falls Down also stars bitter novelist Amy Gallup. When an interviewer arrives shortly after Amy takes a nasty bump on the head, the resulting article—where Amy's rambling quotes are dubbed pure genius—turns around her failing career.
- 16 July 2013
'The Never List' by Koethi Zan
Zan's story of a young woman marked by the consequences of her time spent as the prisoner of a sadistic kidnapper is drawing lots of buzz already.
- 13 August 2013
'The People in the Trees' by Hanya Yanagihara
This ambitious first novel, billed as an "anthropological adventure," was a decade in the making and is already being compared to Norman Rush and Ann Patchett.
- 19 August 2013
'Archangel' by Andrea Barrett
It's been too long since the National Book Award-winning author released a book. This time it's a collection of short stories about scientific firsts—subject matter that Barrett fans love to see her sink her teeth into.
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Tag Archives: Chris Bohjalian
It’s been nearly a year since Defending Jacob, William Landay’s third novel, was published—but this chilling psychological thriller doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. After months on the New York Times bestseller list, it recently came in at a … Continue reading
Inspired by his Armenian heritage, Chris Bohjalian’s The Sandcastle Girls takes on the story of Armenian genocide during the First World War. Bohjalian sheds light on his inspiration for the novel in a behind-the-book essay in our July issue: “The … Continue reading
Even though I don’t have summer homework assignments or go to camp anymore, and come June I’m more likely to spend my afternoons at my desk than by the pool, I still love compiling a huge summer reading list (then … Continue reading
New York Times best-selling author Chris Bohjalian (Midwives, The Night Strangers) has a new novel coming out on July 17! Set in Syria in 1915 and present-day New York, The Sandcastle Girls taps into the author’s own Armenian heritage for … Continue reading
Click here for more info on this feature. Reader name: Tamye Hometown: LaSalle, Ontario Favorite genre: fiction Favorite authors: Emma Donoghue, Jodi Picoult, Lisa Genova Favorite books: Room, My Sister’s Keeper, Left Neglected Tamye’s three favorite novels are impossible to … Continue reading
So this morning, we asked you to tell us what YOUR favorite book of 2011 was. Now, we’re kicking off our “Best Books of 2011” coverage by sharing books #31-#50 from our Top 50 Books of 2011 list. In a … Continue reading
It seems like just yesterday that we posted our 20 most anticipated books for summer, but alas—that was more than two months ago, and now we’re looking forward to fall. Below you’ll find our 25 most anticipated books for the … Continue reading
The first music video that appeared on the brand new cable channel MTV in 1981 was “Video Killed the Radio Star,” the story of a singer whose career tanked with the arrival of television. “Pictures came and broke your heart,” … Continue reading
Our top 50 books of 2009 list has been one of the most popular features on BookPage.com. With that in mind, we decided to compile a “Top 20 Books of 2010—so far” list, based on the most-viewed new reviews on … Continue reading
Variety reports that we have a couple of very different TV adaptations to anticipate from Craig Anderson Productions: Chris Bohjalian’s Secrets of Eden and Donna VanLiere’s The Christmas Secret. (So far, only the rights for these books have been purchased; … Continue reading