Manhattan Beach, by Jennifer Egan Read Laura Miller’s review of Manhattan Beach. Listen to Slate’s Audio Book Club discuss the book. Jennifer Egan reportedly wrote A Visit From the Goon Squad, her mesmerizing, Pulitzer Prize–winning novel in stories from 2010, to avoid working on a piece of “bad historical fiction” she’d started. Show More Summary
Authors, including Jennifer Egan, George Saunders, Ali Smith, and our own Chigozie Obioma, chose their Best Books of 2017 in a two-part series for The Guardian. If you enjoyed that list, make sure to check out our Year in Reading: 2017 series all throughout December. The post The Best of the Best appeared first on The Millions.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jennifer Egan gives a tour of the private book stacks from which she drew inspiration for her latest novel.
If there is a more beloved writer than Jennifer Egan, I don't know who she is.
EXCLUSIVE: Scott Rudin Productions has acquired rights to the bestselling Jennifer Egan novel Manhattan Beach. Egan, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad, has followed with one of the best reviewed books of...Show More Summary
Where do you find a posse of bestselling novelists in L.A.? At Jennifer Egan’s Thursday reading at ALOUD at the Central Library for her latest, “Manhattan Beach.” The audience included Jade Chang (“The Wangs vs. The World”), Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeny (“The Nest”) and Eden Lepucki (“California”) —...
HARDCOVER FICTION 1. Origin: Dan Brown, Doubleday 2. A Legacy of Spies: John le Carré, Viking 3. Manhattan Beach: Jennifer Egan, Scribner 4. Little Fires Everywhere: Celeste Ng, Penguin Press 5. Fresh Complaint: Jeffrey Eugenides, FSG 6. A Gentleman in Moscow: Amor Towles, Viking 7. The Golden House: Salman Rushdie, Random House 8. A Column […]
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More than 70 authors, including Pulitzer prize winners Jennifer Egan and Louise Glück, have come to the defence of the editor and poet Jill Bialosky after she was accused of plagiarism, saying that Bialosky’s “inadvertent repetition of biographical boilerplate was not an egregious theft intentionally performed”.
Manhattan Beach is not the book anyone expected from Jennifer Egan. Before this latest offering, Egan seemed most interested in modern life as a neon-lit carnival where continuity breaks down. Her Pulitzer-winning, reputation-makingShow More Summary
Much has been made of the American novelist Jennifer Egan’s mutation, in her latest novel, from purveyor of metafiction and…
That's when something finally happens in this Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist's new book. by Rich Smith J ennifer Egan won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award for a collection of linked short stories called A Visit from the Goon Squad. Show More Summary
Everyone, no matter how strong or independent, is subject to forces like war, or time, or the claims of family.
The novelist combines obsessive research and an uncanny imagination to craft visions of the past, present, and future.
Egan discusses her new novel, and Franklin Foer talks about “World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech.”
The celebrated cartoonist Roz Chast reveals her double life as a ukulele superstar; Jennifer Egan talks about cops and mobsters; and the Trump kids get into hot water in SoHo.
A missing father, an underworld boss and a female diver at the Brooklyn Naval Yards anchor the Pulitzer winner’s first novel since “A Visit From the Goon Squad.”
Out this week: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan; Fresh Complaint by Jeffrey Eugenides; Dogs at the Perimeter by Madeleine Thien; A Moonless, Starless Sky by Alexis Okeowo; An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon; Dunbar by Edward St. Show More Summary
Jennifer Egan's new novel 'Manhattan Beach' takes place during World War II.