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Since the 1970s, Don DeLillo has been the wry and cool Jeremiah of American life. His new novel, 'Silence,' continues that tradition.
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In stunning, raw prose, Liz Tichenor's memoir invites readers into a heartrending but ultimately hopeful story of grief, life and renewal.
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Tom Deignan
Something has changed for the novelist John Banville in the last 15 years. In a twist worthy of his own byzantine fiction, Banville has adopted a new persona and writing style, and even—perhaps—a changed attitude toward “the Irish thing” he once derided.