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Entertainment Weekly’s Book Critic Roundup

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Entertainment Weekly is known for bringing you exclusive behind the scenes access to your favorite heavyweights across the entertainment industry. The weekly mag is your one-stop shop for all the latest news about TV shows, movies, music, theater, and of course books! We were honored to welcome back David Canfield, Book Critic and Reporter for Entertainment Weekly to give us the scoop on what to read this Fall! Follow David on Twitter! Read David’s review of Friday Black Here! Read David’s review of The Great Believers Here! To purchase any of the books in this episode, please visit RJ Julia Booksellers The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai The Friend: A Novel by Sigrid Nunez Where the Dead Sit Talking by Brandon Hobson There There by Tommy Orange Milkman: A Novel by Anna Burns Lincoln…

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Video: Missed It? Interview with Rebecca Makkai, Author of Music for Wartime: Stories

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Named one of the must-read books of the summer by The Chicago Tribune, OMagazine, BuzzFeed, The Huffington Post, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, and The L Magazine  Rebecca Makkai’s first two novels, The Borrower and The Hundred-Year House, have established her as one of the freshest and most imaginative voices in fiction. Now, the award-winning writer, whose stories have appeared in four consecutive editions of The Best American Short Stories, returns with a highly anticipated collection bearing her signature mix of intelligence, wit, and heart. A reality show producer manipulates two contestants into falling in love, even as her own relationship falls apart. Just after the fall of the Berlin Wall, a young boy has a revelation about his father’s past when a renowned Romanian violinist plays a concert in their home. When the…

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