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Karen Thompson Walker

A Masterful and Moving Tale of Too Much Time

Off The Shelf | Posted 03.15.2017 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Richard Fifield | Off the Shelf I'm now at the age where time is a villain in a horror movie. Time is frightening to me--hours lost at bad dinner ...

The 7 Apologies I Owe My Husband

Posted 02.28.2013 | OWN

By Karen Thompson Walker The author of The Age of Miracles: A Novel (now out in paperback) reveals the kind of "I'm sorry" that can turn a marital ...

The Summer of Literary Debutantes

Jocelyn Kelley | Posted 09.10.2012 | Home
Jocelyn Kelley

I interviewed nine breakout debut authors with books being published this summer about the journey they are on, the advice they were given, the unexpected steps along the way and the words of wisdom they can now impart.

Books: The Age Of Miracles Is a Semi-Spellbinding Debut

Michael Giltz | Posted 09.01.2012 | Home
Michael Giltz

Fans of the young adult genre will spot this as a spin on A Bridge To Terabithia and other tales of bittersweet childhood -- instead of escaping to a fantasy world, our heroine and her doomed first love are trapped in an end of the world scenario.

Apocalypse and Adolescence: The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker

Ilana Teitelbaum | Posted 08.05.2012 | Home
Ilana Teitelbaum

This tragic coming-of-age story chronicles the parallel disintegrations of the world and the life and family of Julia, a sensitive 12-year-old girl living in a sleepy suburb of California.

New Earthquake Novel Eerily Prescient Of Japan Disaster

The Guardian | Benedicte Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

An eerily prescient novel in which a giant earthquake knocks the earth from its axis has netted a £500,000 deal reminiscent of the heady days before ...