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A Visit From the Goon Squad

8 Innovative Books to Get You Out of Your Reading Rut

Off The Shelf | Posted 12.02.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Erica Nelson | Off the Shelf Every once in a while, I need a shake-up in my reading list--something that's exciting and energizing, and simply unl...

Summer Reading Part 5: A Visit From the Goon Squad

James Franco | Posted 08.16.2012 | Home
James Franco

In A Visit From the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan created a network of characters and places that is both as solid and as open ended as life. The book is the perfect blend of accessible writing, innovative design and literary pedigree.

Time Is, Indeed, a Goon

Ann Bauer | Posted 07.13.2012 | Home
Ann Bauer

There are bad memories, too. My once-strong young husband lying on our kitchen floor, telling me he was done and bone tired and once he got up he was going to leave.

Join Our Live Chat With SF Native And Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Jennifer Egan

Carly Schwartz | Posted 07.01.2012 | San Francisco

Memo to HuffPost SF book club members: We hope you've started reading our first pick, Jennifer Egan's mesmerizing Pulitzer Prize-winning tale A Visit ...

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Jennifer Egan On GoodReads: Can An Online Forum Really Be A Book Club? | Jo Piazza | Posted 10.09.2011 | Home

Online book club seems like an oxymoron. Book clubs after all are supposed to represent a kind of social gathering where like-minded people sit down t...

Goodreads Partners With First Book To Fight Illiteracy

GalleyCat | Maryann Yin on July 8, 2011 10:23 AM | Posted 09.07.2011 | Home

Goodreads has partnered with First Book, a charity group whose mission is to make sure children who reside in low-income communities are able to have ...

Top 55 Best Read List | Erin | Best Read | Posted 08.17.2011 | Home

Based on the FridayReads posts on June 10, 2011, here’s the Best Read List:...

Life Advice From Your Favorite Authors | Posted 06.25.2011 | Home

One of our go-to Monday morning reads (seriously, bookmark it) is The Days of Yore, a stellar blog that interviews artists of all stripes about the ti...

Jennifer Egan Wins the Tournament Of Books

Los Angeles Times | Posted 06.05.2011 | Home

Jennifer Egan's "A Visit From the Goon Squad" was declared the winner of The Morning News' annual literary competition, The Tournament of Books, on Mo...

Battle Royal: US vs. UK Book Covers | C. Max Magee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Like we did last year, we're going to have a little fun comparing the U.S. and U.K. book cover designs of this year's Rooster contenders....

Franzen and Egan Find Music's Direction: Five Gears in Reverse

Bob Moses | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bob Moses

We simultaneously celebrate the literate, pre-modern preoccupations of Elvis Costello's National Ransom and the bile of Get Happy!!!