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Chatting With Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore is 40. That fact alone will surprise anyone who remembers…

 

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Interviews: Salman Rushdie

After the two children's books he wrote for his sons generated such…

 

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Bookends: The Year's Best Reads

Surely the critics at a publication like The New York Times have…

 

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Seeing Things: Cyberpunk's Most Famous Prophet Returns to Speculative Fiction with His New Novel, The Peripheral

William Gibson, celebrated author of the cyberpunk classic Neuromancer and coiner of…

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Science Friction: In the Close-Knit World of Sci-Fi, Author John Scalzi Goes His Own Way

If you're looking for a barometer of the state of science fiction…

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Lonely City: A New Field Guide to San Francisco

Every once in awhile, there comes a beautiful work of art that…

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Whodunit: SFSU Professor Joseph McBride Finds a New Angle on the JFK Assassination

Noted film historian, critic, and journalist Joseph McBride has quietly maintained a…

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Adam Johnson went to North Korea and all he got was this lousy Pulitzer.

Exotic Foreign Lands: Author Adam Johnson Went a Long Way to Research a Nation That Wouldn't Talk to Him

Last year, no Pulitzer Prize for Fiction was awarded, but that was…

Adam Johnson went to North Korea and all he got was this lousy Pulitzer.
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The Real Fantastic: Of Dungeons and Day Jobs

In an age when the price of a movie ticket can get…

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Travel Channeling: December Books Search for the Self

It's not an insult to the work of Swiss novelist/memoirist/archaeologist Annemarie Schwarzenbach…

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