Roundup: Sergio De La Pava, Mark Haddon, Laurent Binet, and More

by Mark Athitakis | Jun-25-2012

Garth Risk Hallberg profiles Sergio De La Pava, author of the novel A Naked Singularity, for the Millions.

Ron Charles reviews Mark Haddon’s novel The Red House for The Washington Post.

Leah Triplett reviews the catalog for the Walker Art Center exhibit This Will Have Been: Art, Love and Politics in the 1980s for Bookslut.

Colette Bancroft reviews Dave Eggers’ novel A Hologram for the King for the Tampa Bay Times; Carmela Ciuraru reviews it for the San Francisco Chronicle.

Carolyn Kellogg reviews Laurent Binet’s novel HHhH for the Los Angeles Times.

Maureen Corrigan reviews Jess Walter’s novel Beautiful Ruins for

David Duhr reviews Jess Stoner’s novel I Have Blinded Myself Writing This for the Texas Observer.

Roxana Robinson reviews Marilynne Robinson’s new collection of essays, When I Was a Child I Read Books, for the Washington Post.

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