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The End of the Affair (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) (Paperback)

by Graham Greene

The Unfulfilled Now: On Jean-Philippe Blondel’s 'The 6:41 to Paris' 0

The gift of this French contemporary voice is the way it confronts the everyday, without pandering, without fear of the quotidian. This is ultimately how Blondel evades falseness.

Reading Together Even While Reading Alone 12

You cannot remove a book from the List until you’ve read it entirely—because until the last paragraph, anything can happen.

Three Books to Get Over an Affair 5

For an acute case, read all three.

Under the Influence 0

But did we quote from The End of the Affair because of our romantic failures, or were we failing romantically because we could quote from The End of the Affair?

My Favorites' Favorites 12

Where I formerly swallowed recommendations whole, I now cull through them – not exactly on my own but in a more independent fashion. I find books, I do not just receive them. Or, I try to.

The Franzen Cover and a Brief History of Time 17

A look at Time's 83 literary coverboys and -girls reveals a waffling between reaching out and selling out that, today, we'd describe as Franzean.

Literature in Lieu of the Tour Guide: Fiction (and Non) to Take on Vacation 21

Two Bests from the Left Coast 1