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We Need to Talk About Kevin: A Novel (P.S.) (Paperback)

by Lionel Shriver

I Just Didn't Like Her: Notes on Likeability in Fiction 30

Lately, I've been thinking: If I were a fictional character, would readers hate me?

Paradise Regained: An Interview with Lauren Groff 5

"I am in love with the gorgeous, elastic, leaping human brain that shuffles and connects disparate pieces of the world into a coherent story."

Most Anticipated: The Great 2012 Book Preview 83

At 8,400 words strong and encompassing 81 titles, this is the only 2012 book preview you will ever need.

A Year in Reading: Edan Lepucki 5

Dana Spiotta is like Don DeLillo with a vagina, and, wow, that vagina makes all the difference.

The Perils of Reading Pregnant 27

People's protective urges extend beyond the body of the mother-to-be, and into her reading life. If literature is clogged with unhappy marriages, it's certainly also darkened with dead babies and the complex melancholy of mothers.

Lionel Shriver: America's Best Writer? 34

With her new novel, So Much for That, Lionel Shriver strengthens her already credible claim to the title of best living American writer. That’s okay. We were the same way with Faulkner and Poe. Nothing’s more American than not quite recognizing some of our most accomplished artists.

The Most Anticipated Books of 2007 18