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Harlan Coben is an American writer of mystery novels and thrillers. The plots of his novels often involve the resurfacing of unresolved or misinterpreted events in the past, murders, or fatal accidents and have multiple twists.
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Bird by Bird
Some Instructions on Writing and Life
by Anne Lamott (Aug 31, 1995)
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"Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report on birds written that he'd had three months to write. [It] was due the next day. We were out at our family cabin in Bolinas, and he was at the kitchen table close to tears, surrounded by binder paper and pencils and unopened books on birds, immobilized...
Harlan Coben
Mar 31, 2020
Today’s reading suggestions: Writing guides that are also entertaining and enlightening and fun and poignant and no matter what you do, you will relate. BIRD BY BIRD by @ANNELAMOTT (I’ve re-read this wonderful book more than any other) ON WRITING by @StephenKing #StayHome     source
You Think It, I'll Say It
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by Curtis Sittenfeld (Mar 05, 2019)
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A suburban mother of two fantasizes about the downfall of an old friend whose wholesome lifestyle empire may or may not be built on a lie. A high-powered lawyer honeymooning with her husband is caught off guard by the appearance of the girl who tormented her in high school. A shy Ivy League student learns the truth about a classmate's seemingly env...
Harlan Coben
Mar 17, 2020
Today's book recommendations are short story collections. My favorite three from the past decade: Blueprints for Better Girls by @ElissaSchappell You Think It, I'll Say It by @csittenfeld Thunderstruck and Other Stories by @elizmccracken     source
Blueprints for Building Better Girls
by Elissa Schappell (Jul 10, 2012)
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Elissa Schappell, a diva of the encapsulating phrase, capable of conveying a Pandoras box of feeling in a single line (The New York Times Book Review) delivers eight provocative, darkly funny linked stories that map Americas shifting cultural landscape from the late 1970s to the present day.Blueprints for Building Better Girls delves into the lives...
Harlan Coben
Mar 17, 2020
Today's book recommendations are short story collections. My favorite three from the past decade: Blueprints for Better Girls by @ElissaSchappell You Think It, I'll Say It by @csittenfeld Thunderstruck and Other Stories by @elizmccracken     source
From the author of the beloved novel The Giant’s House—finalist for the National Book Award—comes a beautiful new story collection, her first in twenty years. Laced through with the humor, the empathy, and the rare and magical descriptive powers that have led Elizabeth McCracken’s fiction to be hailed as “exquisite” (The New York Times Book Review)...
Harlan Coben
Mar 17, 2020
Today's book recommendations are short story collections. My favorite three from the past decade: Blueprints for Better Girls by @ElissaSchappell You Think It, I'll Say It by @csittenfeld Thunderstruck and Other Stories by @elizmccracken     source
The Red Lotus
A Novel
by Chris Bohjalian (Mar 17, 2020)
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11 hours From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Midwives and The Flight Attendant comes a twisting story of love and deceit: an American man vanishes on a rural road in Vietnam, and his girlfriend, an emergency room doctor trained to ask questions, follows a path that leads her home to the very hospital where they met.The first time Alexi...