Book Review

Broken River: A Novel

By J. Robert Lennon

This haunted-house story gets too caught up in a misguided critique of the publishing industry.

Beyond The Book

What do book lovers have queued up on their nightstands and ready to read before lights-out? We asked one of them, and here’s what she said.

    Beyond The Book

    In honor of the literary game the late Christopher Hitchens used to play with his friend Salman Rushdie, “Titles That Didn’t Quite Make It,” here are some well-known book names that seem, um, less compelling with just one synonym swapped out.

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      A Washington Writers Conference Special Seminar!

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      The birth of America's military comes to life in this well-told, if little-known, tale.

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      An academic exploration of six strong women and the trails they blazed.

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      The South African novelist talks Apartheid, heroes, and a dark, mysterious forest.

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      A woman with a traumatic past tries to live a circumscribed life

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      Yearbook

      By Jesse Edward Johnson

      An endearing debut about a teen mulling over "What's next?"

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      A Cambridge-trained philosopher ponders the imponderables of athletics.

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      Conviction: A Novel

      By Julia Dahl

      A gripping, worthy addition to the Rebekah Roberts series