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A Conversation with Novelist Andrew Krivak

Andrew Krivak’s novel The Bear, which is a recent NEA Big Read title, is a story about the last of humanity. Yet the book somehow is remarkably hopeful. Set far into the future, it’s a fable that seems as old as time with a sense wonder that weaves throughout it. Without humans, or with the last of humans, nature has reclaimed its prominence and its rhythms once again prevail. The last two humans, a father and daughter, understand and live within those rhythms, which they must in order to survi...
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Shorties (Sally Rooney on Books and Reading, Zoë Kravitz and Nick Hornby on the New Television Adaptation of Hgh Fidelity, and more)

Sally Rooney talked books and reading with the New York Times. Vulture interviewed Zoë Kravitz and Nick Hornby about the television adaptation of Hornby's novel High Fidelity. February's best eBook deals. eBook on sale for $1.99 today: The Good Thief by Hannah Tinti Stream Archers of Loaf's first new song in over 20 years. The New York Times recommended the week's best books. All Ears examined musicians' varied uses of distortion. Tor.com shared a story from Ken Liu's coll...
Tags: Music, Hollywood, Washington Post, Sufjan Stevens, David, New York Times, Nick Hornby, Hornby, Vanity Fair, Ken Liu, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Zoe Kravitz, Sarah Moss, Oprah Magazine, Chris Carrabba, Joanna Rakoff


Andrew Krivak's Playlist for His Novel "The Bear"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Roxane Gay, and many others. Andrew Krivak's novel a href="https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1942658702/ref=nosim/largeheartedb-20">The Bear is a brilliantly written post-apocalyptic fable of nature's stre...
Tags: Music, Boston, Wilco, America, David, House, New England, Cormac Mccarthy, Josh Ritter, Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Alejandro Escovedo, Booklist, Scranton, ASIN


13 Novels for Your Wish List; Or What to Look for at Book Expo (2019)

For the second year in a row I will not be able to attend Book Expo in New York. I'm not all that upset because the real-life trade-offs I made are well worth it. On the downside, I hate missing the chance to visit with friends, see the city, and eat some good food. I'm also sorry to miss out on learning about all the new books coming out in the second half of the year. I can't do anything about compensating for missed face-to-face conversations with friends, but I can do something abou...
Tags: Books, New York, La, New York City, America, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Brooklyn, Netherlands, San Diego, Manhattan, Newfoundland, Kansas, ALEC, Philadelphia, East Anglia