What Will People Read in 2090: Predicting the Future Classics

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On Wednesday, my English professor expressed  his confidence that Ian McEwan, the assigned author, would still be widely read in fifty years. It’s a theme my professor brings up often: the future relevance of the books we read in class. He has also predicted that The Autumn of the Patriarch, …

Shoshana AkabasWhat Will People Read in 2090: Predicting the Future Classics
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Books You May Have Missed Last Summer

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A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers 328 pages. McSweeney’s. You may have missed Eggers’ dazzling new book, which hit shelves June 19th, since almost everything about this book was kept under wraps until the release date. This National Book Award nominee is Eggers at his best, filled with …

Shoshana AkabasBooks You May Have Missed Last Summer

Writing an Alternate Ending

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No One Is Here Except All Of Us | By Ramona Ausubel | 325 pp. Riverhead Books. $26.95 | Since Ramona Ausubel’s quirky and bold story “Atria” was published in an April 2011 issue of The New Yorker, readers have been impatiently waiting for her debut novel, No One Is Here Except …

Shoshana AkabasWriting an Alternate Ending