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About this blog: This blog is a place for conversation about books. I post reviews of what I'm reading--lots of contemporary fiction, but also classics and the occasional work of narrative nonfiction. I am always looking for new books to read, so ...  (More)

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It's Now a Series! Story of a Novel, Part 6
Jul 8, 2014 12:51 pm
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My first detective novel, The Setup Man, was published in March, and I've written a number of posts on this site about the publishing... More
Sacred Games by Vikram Chandra: The Best Show Not on Cable
Jul 2, 2014 11:27 am
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I know I promised to read shorter books, but the novel I picked up after ... More
Looking for the Humor Code
Jun 22, 2014 3:10 pm
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This fall, at San Jose State, I will be teaching a seminar on American humor writing. It's the first time my department has offered this course, so I have to construct... More
The Goldfinch: Sometimes You Should Believe the Hype
Jun 3, 2014 11:45 am
Comments: 4 | Views: 7,579

Recent shop talk aside, this is a blog dedicated to reviewing books. I've... More
How's the Book Doing???
May 28, 2014 1:19 pm
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I have plenty of writer friends, but I live on the Peninsula, so most of my daily interactions are with Silicon Valley people: engineers, managers, marketers, financiers...... More
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