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10% Happier by Dan Harris

In 10% Happier, ABC news correspondant and Nightline and Good Morning America co-anchor Dan Harris reveals how meditation saved his life.

My Struggle Book Two by Karl Ove Knausgaard

Book Two of Karl Ove Knausgaard's six-volume memoir follows the author as he begins his family, potentially compromising his identity as a writer and a man.

My Struggle Book One by Karl Ove Knausgaard

Karl Ove Knausgaard's exquisite six-volume autobiographical novel My Struggle will be remembered as a landmark literary event. Volume One circles around the death of Knausgaard's father and brims with honesty and vivacity, of emotional vulnerability and unprotected psyche.

Lost For Words by Edward St. Aubyn

Edward St. Aubyn's Lost For Words is an acerbic, baggy novel meant to take down all of the nonsense that surrounds literary prizes.

To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris

Paul O'Rourke is a loner unable to properly connect with anyone, mostly as a result of his atheism. But a bizarre series of events opens Paul's eyes to others who think like he does.

The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

A widower indie bookseller is at the heart of Gabrielle Zevin's uplifting paean to the power of reading.

James Joyce by Gordon Bowker

Gordon Bowker delivers a comprehensive and readable biography of James Joyce.

Black Vodka by Deborah Levy

Deborah Levy's slim collection of tightly-packed stories grip the reader with their beauty and the power of the author's language.

Monkeys with Typewriters by Scarlett Thomas

Scarlett Thomas has written what is easily the most practical and accessible guide to writing a novel I have come across so far.

The Snow Queen by Michael Cunningham

Michael Cunningham delivers a new novel so bland that The Snow Queen not only fails individually but tarnishes the author's past successes.

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