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The Possessed

Jonathan Franzen: I Keep Pot In My Freezer

Posted 06.21.2011 | Books

Jonathan Franzen keeps marijuana in his freezer, author Elif Batuman writes in The Guardian. Batuman, a National Book Critics Circle finalist and the...

The Possessed: Academics Going to the Trades

Alexandra Juhasz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alexandra Juhasz

In The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them, Elif Batuman succeeds at the almost impossible: the Professor-written, trade-press, paper-back of the otherwise undecipherable dissertation.

Book Review Roundup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Too busy basking in the first days of Spring to check the book reviews this weekend? Check out some of the highlights below. "Lonelyhearts: The Screw...