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National Book Critics Circle Finalists

The finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards have been announced. Read the full post.

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Tatyana Tolstaya: “Aspic”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Tatyana Tolstaya’s “Aspic,” translated from the Russian by Anya Migdal. Read the full post and join the conversation.

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The Criterion Collection Announces April 2016 Releases

Today The Criterion Collection announced what it will be releasing in April 2016. Read the full post.

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Wim Wenders: The American Friend

Trevor reviews Wim Wenders’ 1977 film The American Friend, an adaptation of Paticia Highsmith’s novel Ripley’s Game, which was released this week Blu-ray by The Criterion Collection. Read the full post.

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The Story Prize Finalists

The Story Prize has announced its three finalists. Read the full post.

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Andrés Neuman: The Things We Don’t Do

Trevor reviews Andrés Neuman’s collection of short stories, The Things We Don’t Do, translated from the Spanish by Nick Caistor and Lorenza Garcia. Read the full post.

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Giuseppe De Santis: Bitter Rice

Trevor reviews Giuseppe De Santis’s 1949 Italian film Bitter Rice, which was released on Blu-ray by The Criterion Collection today. Read the full post.

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Ludmilla Petrushevskaya: “The Story of a Painter”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Ludmilla Petrushevskaya’s “The Story of a Painter,” translated from the Russian by Anna Summers. Read the full post and join the conversation.

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Anne Carson: “1 = 1”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Anne Carson’s “1 = 1.” Read the full post and join the conversation.

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My 2016 Reading Goals

Happy New Year! To start things off, I’ve got a few reading goals that I’ll probably regret come February! Do you have any reading goals for 2016? Read the full post.

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Ottessa Moshfegh: “The Beach Boy”

This week’s New Yorker fiction is Ottessa Moshfegh’s “The Beach Boy.” Read the full post and join the conversation.

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Alice Munro: “The Turkey Season”

Trevor and Betsy offer their discussion of Alice Munro’s holiday treat, “The Turkey Season.” Read the full post.

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