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What ‘O’ is and isn’t good for

On the eve of its publication, a new political roman à clef has the Beltway chattering about the identity of its anonymous author.

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Clearing the air: The fury over Jonathan Franzen’s ‘Freedom’

Is Jonathan Franzen’s new book really a “must read”? A few critics have dared to detract, and gender bias looms above the debate.

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With ‘Star Island,’ Carl Hiaasen takes aim at celebrity culture

Author and columnist Carl Hiaasen is known for his funny fiction and fierce commentary. Now, with his new book “Star Island,” he examines the making of tabloid fodder.

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