• Found: Author

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    Davy Rothbart, the founder of Found Magazine, sits down with us to talk about Found and his latest role as author of My Heart is an Idiot

  • The Book was Better...

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    As the new Mockingjay trailer hits, we look at how the book did with critics.

  • The Goldfinch Rules

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    While The Goldfinch continues to excel in both sales and awards. Is the book as good as people say it is? See how the critics viewed it.

  • The Lowland

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    One of the most anticipated books of the year, Jhumpa Lahiri's latest novel arrives onto the scene as a Booker finalist. See what the critics think about the Pulitzer Prize winner's latest.

  • BookCourt

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    BookCourt, the Cobble Hill bookstore that began in 1981, is still one of the best bookstores in the five boroughs and our bookstore of the month.

Indie Bookstore View all

At Critics and Writers we want to help independent bookstores thrive. Each month we highlight one of our favorite.

Diesel Books
433 College Ave, Oakland, CA 94618

Known throughout Oakland for providing excellent book events and service from booksellers who actually know a lot about books, Diesel books has become an icon in the Oakland community.

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Feature Library

New York Public Library
455 5th Ave, New York, NY

The third largest library in america and one of the most iconic in the world, the New York Public Library is guarded by Patience and Fortitude, the world-renowned pair of marble lions.

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