Orfeo by Richard Powers
W.W. Norton & Company, $26.95
Published January 20, 2014
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Peter Els is about as law-abiding as they c...
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Rabid opera fans are (sometimes justifiably) taken to task for wanting blood, and there's always the chance that someone will crash and burn. Spectacularly.
Richard Powers lounges in bed all day and speaks his novels aloud to a laptop computer with voice-recognition software. Junot Diaz, author of the Puli...
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