Told ya

Dallas author Ben Fountain's debut collection of short stories, Brief Encounters with Che Guevara -- one of my top ten picks from last year -- has won Barnes & Noble's Discover Great New Writers Award. Eric Blehm's The Last Season won for non-fiction.

February 28, 2007 6:21 PM |



Best of the Vault


Pat Barker, Frankenstein, Cass Sunstein on the internet, Samuel Johnson, Thrillers, Denis Johnson, Alan Furst, Caryl Phillips, Richard Flanagan, George Saunders, Michael Harvey, Larry McMurtry, Harry Potter and more ...


Big D between the sheets -- Dallas in fiction


Reviewing the state of reviewing


9/11 as a novel: Why?


How can critics say the things they do? And why does anyone pay attention? It's the issue of authority.

The disappearing book pages:  

Papers are cutting book coverage for little reason

Thrillers and Lists:  

Noir favorites, who makes the cut and why



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