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Katy Waldman’s 10 Favorite Books of 2017

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

The Best of the Best

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.

Open Shelves: Making “Manhattan Beach”

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jennifer Egan gives a tour of the private book stacks from which she drew inspiration for her latest novel.

Celebrity Picks: Jennifer Egan's Favorite Reads of 2017

If there is a more beloved writer than Jennifer Egan, I don't know who she is.

Scott Rudin Prods Acquires Jennifer Egan’s ‘Manhattan Beach’

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

Books: Surviving the California wildfires, George Saunders wins the Man Booker and more

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”) —...

Indie Bestsellers for the week of Oct. 15

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 […]

Weekend picks for book lovers: Jennifer Egan's 'Manhattan Beach'

3 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Spend your weekend reading 'Manhattan Beach' by Jennifer Egan. Plus more recommendations from USA TODAY's book reviewers.        

Dozens Of Prominent Writers Defend Author Accused Of Plagiarism

3 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

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”.

Originality Is Overrated

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

On the waterfront

Much has been made of the American novelist Jennifer Egan’s mutation, in her latest novel, from purveyor of metafiction and…

Jennifer Egan's Manhattan Beach Gets Good on Page 362

3 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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

An Investigation into Fate and Freedom: Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

Everyone, no matter how strong or independent, is subject to forces like war, or time, or the claims of family.

Jennifer Egan’s Travels Through Time

The novelist combines obsessive research and an uncanny imagination to craft visions of the past, present, and future.

The Book Review Podcast: Jennifer Egan Talks About ‘Manhattan Beach’

Egan discusses her new novel, and Franklin Foer talks about “World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech.”

Ukulele Superstars, and Trouble at Trump SoHo

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.

Fiction: In ‘Manhattan Beach,’ Jennifer Egan Sets a Crime Story on the Waterfront

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.”

Tuesday New Release Day: Egan; Eugenides; Thien; Okeowo; Solomon; St. Aubyn; Machado; Coates

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

Egan dives into historical fiction with sparkling 'Manhattan Beach'

Jennifer Egan's new novel 'Manhattan Beach' takes place during World War II.        

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