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The Apprenticeship of Lenny Kravitz

The Handmaid’s Tail

Generation XXX

Doctor Who Has Seen the Wind

Coming Through Laughter

Gorilla of Ingleside

Solomon Gursky Was Her

Two Solid Dudes


The Moan Diaries

Snot Wanted on the Voyage

Fugitive Reese’s Pieces


You loved Pride and Prejudice and Zombies! You thrilled to Android Karenina! You were confused by Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters! You didn’t think this trend would die quickly, did you? Coming soon, look for these new desperate attempts to make great books relevant to people who barely have the attention span required to watch a complete episode of How I Met Your Mother!

The Lion, the Witch and the War Drone

The Importance of Bleeding Ernest

The Year of the Blood


Beast of Eden

From Her to Eternity

Of Mice and Wolfmen

The Naked and the Undead

Wuthering Bites

Dustin Hoffman: He asked me where he could find Scrabble dictionaries, and I told him

Renee Zellweger: We talked about Charles Bukowski

Eric Clapton: I held his credit card in my hand

Molly Shannon: She needed me to recommend a business book

David Rasche (TV’s Sledge Hammer!): He walked into the little, out-of-the-way bookstore where I worked, and I immediately knew who he was, but couldn’t remember his name until after he left

Margaret Atwood: While passing her a mound of books to sign one-by-one, I attempted small talk by repeating a story I’d been told about her meeting Rafael Nadal in Spain

David Suzuki: He pressured me to give a free copy of one of his books to Adam Van Koeverden (which I wouldn’t do)

John Ralston Saul: He wanted to know why we didn’t have copies of his book for him to sign

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