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Announcing the Death of the Post-9/11 Novel

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Novelists didn't have to think much in the way of plot. 9/11 happened before, during, or after, to change everything (as Bush and Ashcroft had it, the world changed, nothing was the same after 9/11).

The Best Book Of The Decade

Alexander Nazaryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alexander Nazaryan

No novel better captures the background dread of everyday life these days -- terrorism jitters, credit-default swaps, mutant flu strains -- than Joseph O'Neill's "Netherland".

The Best Books of the Decade

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Orhan Pamuk's The Museum of Innocence will be interpreted by clueless reviewers as one about "obsession," just as they might view Nabokov's Lolita to be about "pedophilia."

Why Obama Is Reading "Netherland" (And Why You Should Too)

Ariel Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ariel Gonzalez

After having finished Netherland, I can see why President Obama added it to his reading list. Aside from being extraordinarily well-written, it's...

Obama's Reading "Netherland," By Joseph O'Neill

CNN | Peter Hamby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In an interview for the upcoming issue of the New York Times magazine, the president said he's grown tired of briefing books and has been spending his...

Joseph O'Neill's Netherland Wins PEN/Faulkner Prize

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Joseph O'Neill's "Netherland," an acclaimed post-Sept. 11 novel bypassed for the National Book Awards and the National Book Critics C...