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Andy Weir on the Problem of Interstellar Travel

A story about an alien invasion typically revolves around diplomacy, military strategy, technological one-upmanship, and brinksmanship. But the invaders in Andy Weir’s Project Hail Mary are anything but typical. Rather than a scheming sentient enemy, Weir gives readers Astrophage, an opponent who is mindless—and microscopic. Astrophage lives on—and taps energy from—the surface of stars. When […]


Karen Salyer McElmurray on Eastern Kentucky and the Power of Magic

In this episode of New Books Network, G.P. Gottlieb talks to Karen Salyer McElmurray about her novel...

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Pamela Hamilton on Excavating the Life of Dorothy Hale

The name of Dorothy Hale is not well known these days. In the 1920s, she enjoyed a career on Broadwa...

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Why Andrea Stewart Didn’t Want to Write Another Patriarchal Fantasy Novel

In this episode of New Books Network, Gabrielle Mathieu talks to Andrea Stewart about her novel The ...

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How Bob Dylan Reinvented Himself as a Poet

Timothy Hampton’s Bob Dylan: How the Songs Work (Zone Books, 2020) is a fascinating and meticulous ...

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Rewriting the History of 1970s Gay Liberation

In Stand by Me: The Forgotten History of Gay Liberation (Basic Books, 2016), the acclaimed historian...

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Love and Persecution During Napoleon’s Invasion of Ancona

The intense interest in the horrors of World War II that has characterized the last few years has te...

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