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  • David Lipsky

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    David Lipsky was born in New York City on born July 20, 1965. He transferred in his sophomore year to Brown University, where he graduated magna cum laude and, received his M.A. from Johns Hopkins University where he studied ...more

    If you enjoyed The Parrot and the Igloo,
    try The Great Displacement by Jake Bittle
  • Shubnum Khan

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    Shubnum Khan is a South African author and artist. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times; McSweeney's Quarterly; HuffPost; O, The Oprah Magazine; The Sunday Times (London); Marie Claire; and others. Her first novel, ...more

  • Orlando Figes

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    Orlando Figes is Professor of History at Birkbeck College, University of London. Born in London in 1959, he graduated with a Double-Starred First from Cambridge University, where he was a Lecturer in History and Fellow of ...more

    If you enjoyed The Story of Russia,
    try The Man Without a Face by Masha Gessen
  • Jake Bittle

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    Jake Bittle is a journalist based in Brooklyn who covers climate change and energy. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, Harper's Magazine, and a number of other publications. He is also a contributing ...more

    If you enjoyed The Great Displacement,
    try Fire in Paradise by Dani Anguiano
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    Derek B. Miller discusses The Curse of Pietro Houdini. Please note that this interview contains spoilers.

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    Paul Lynch

    Paul Lynch discusses his Booker Prize-winning novel, Prophet Song and why he thinks the end of the world is always a local event.

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    Lauren Grodstein

    A letter from Lauren Grodstein to readers about the genesis of her novel, We Must Not Think of Ourselves.

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    Marie Benedict

    Marie Benedict's historical fiction sheds light on the lives of key historical women. Her recent books have explored the lives of Rosalind Franklin, whose work was central to unlocking the mystery of DNA structure; the mysterious disappearance of Agatha Christie; and Winston Churchill's wife, Lady Clementine; and, more recently, the lives of the Mitford sisters.

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    Kij Johnson

    Kij Johnson on writing The Privilege of the Happy Ending, a collection of speculative and experimental stories that explore animal intelligences, gender, and the nature of stories.

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    Natasha Solomons

    A Conversation with Natasha Solomons about the challenges of offering a new perspective on a tale as well-known as Romeo and Juliet

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