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Laura Miller

The Days of Anna Madrigal by Armistead Maupin - review

It's hard to determine which piece of news makes a more devastating javelin to the heart of San Franciscans: that Armistead Maupin has published the final book in his Tales of the City series or that the author, the literary embodiment of San Francisco's

“Orfeo”: Artist or terrorist — is there a difference?

In Richard Powers' sweeping new novel of ideas, an avant-garde composer flees charges of bioterrorism.

Bond, Jeeves and Philip Marlowe return

When celebrated literary novelists revive classic heroes of popular fiction, the results can be surprisingly good.

Bond, Jeeves and Philip Marlowe return

When celebrated literary novelists revive classic heroes of popular fiction, the results can be surprisingly good.

This is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett - review

The novelist shows herself to be a consummate 'go-to girl' in this collection of her non-fiction, but she's at her best when uncomfortable Ann Patchett is the consummate pro: that's the chief impression delivered by her first book-length collection of no

Donna Tartt:

Author of "The Secret History" on her new novel, Captain Kangaroo as Oprah, and the trouble with female characters.

Stephen King’s “The Shining” sequel is his best novel yet

To the stellar ranks of Stephen King's audiobook narrators add Will Patton, doing justice to King's "Doctor Sleep".

What Stanley Kubrick got wrong about “The Shining”

Stephen King has always disliked Stanley Kubrick's film of "The Shining," and he has a point.

It’s “Twilight”: YA movies are totally over!

As "The Mortal Instruments" tanks, it's time to get past fantasy stories about heroes destined for greatness

“The Bone Season”: A dystopian thriller that delivers

A young author's debut novel about a near-future penal colony for clairvoyants is the ideal late-summer treat.