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December 5, 2012

A Year In Reading: Rob Delaney 4

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It’s an equal parts blue-collar and intellectual look at the necessity of feminism and it’s funny as hell.

December 4, 2012

A Year in Reading: Gideon Lewis-Kraus 0

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It’s brilliantly cranky and clear and hilarious.

December 4, 2012

A Year in Reading: Madeline Miller 0

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In a normal year, I usually find only one or two books that I truly love. But this year the list of those books was happily quite long.

December 4, 2012

A Year in Reading: Jeffrey Eugenides 3

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Her new book has kept me up reading at night.

December 4, 2012

A Year in Reading: Choire Sicha 1

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It’s a ridiculously audacious story, and it shouldn’t work at all.

December 3, 2012

A Year in Reading: Emma Straub 16

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Sometimes all that buzz is there for a reason.

December 3, 2012

A Year in Reading: Ben Fountain 3

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Evison is one of the sharpest writers around, and proves it in pretty much every line of this funny, brassy, unflinching tale of a broken boy and his equally broken caregiver.

December 3, 2012

A Year in Reading: Stephen Dodson (Languagehat) 1

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It’s got enough rave reviews and awards that you’re very likely aware of it, but just in case: it’s one of the best travel books I’ve ever read.

December 3, 2012

A Year in Reading 2012 21

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For a ninth year, some of our favorite writers, thinkers, and readers will look back, reflect, and share. Their charge was to name, from all the books they read this year, the one(s) that meant the most to them, regardless of publication date. Grouped together, these ruminations, cheers, squibs, and essays will be a chronicle of reading and good books from every era.

December 23, 2011

A Year in Reading: Wrap Up 11

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With 72 participants naming 214 books, it’s safe to say this has been our biggest and most high profile Year in Reading yet.