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Nicole Krauss’ Forest Dark, Celeste Ng’s Little Fires Everywhere and Other Awesome Reads by Female Authors

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We fell in love with author Nicole Krauss as soon as we read her 2005 novel, The History of Love. Since then, she has only continued to impress us with her thoughtful, heartfelt stories that grapple with real life issues. Her latest book, Forest Dark, came out on September 12th with Harper, and we’ve been thinking about it ever since. Forest Dark tells the story of two lost individuals who both end up in Tel Aviv, Israel, seeking some larger understanding about their lives. One is Jules Epstein, a retired lawyer who travels across the world after both his parents die and his marriage ends. The other is a young, well known novelist who’s trying to find her muse, as well as…

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Transformation & Self-Realization in Nicole Krauss’ ‘Forest Dark’

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Just the Right Book! Podcast, hosted by Roxanne Coady of Connecticut’s acclaimed, award-winning, independent bookseller R.J. Julia, is now available on BookTrib.com, the premier website where readers meet writers. The podcast and BookTrib are both dedicated to helping readers find their next favorite read and this pairing will open up a world of great possibilities. In this week’s episode of Just the Right Book!, episode 44, Roxanne Coady sits down with Nicole Krauss to talk about her newest novel, Forest Dark. Nicole Krauss is known to be an award-winning, best-selling author who appeared on the New Yorker’s list of “20 Under 40.” Forest Dark has been claimed as “elegant, provocative, and mesmerizing.” Krauss has written a variety of famous novels over the years such as Man Walks…

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Uncover the secrets behind the year’s best book covers

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Let’s all just admit it: we judge books by their covers. Faced with endless rows of shelves and one heavily laden display table after another, we all look for the books that stand out from the crowd. It’s not surprising, then, that in this season of rankings, lists of the best book covers of the year are popular. These lists contain the most eye-catching and uniquely designed books of the year, and help us to remember that book covers are themselves works of art. Here at BookTrib, we like a good list, and so we turned to some top cover designers for their insider opinions on the best book covers—of 2013 and of all time. While we had their attention,…

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