Jennifer Egan
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The Best Fiction of 2010
24 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

Tucked into this wide-ranging list of comics collections, retro-inspired literature and cross-overs, are glimmers of something sweet, something to temper the usual Literary Drearies we all love and appreciate. And that’s just the way it should be.


Celebrating the Possibilities of Fiction: A Conversation with Jennifer Egan
20 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM

Pulitzer Prize winning author Jennifer Egan discusses her unique combination of influences, the role of genre and satire in her work, and the importance of distance in her creative process.


Time Does Not Follow a Linear Path In 'A Visit from the Goon Squad'
25 Aug 2010 // 5:00 PM

OK. So the book has already been championed. That doesn’t mean I can’t lend my voice to the choir, which, hopefully will continue to grow louder and louder and louder still. A book like this deserves as much volume as we can muster.


It’s been a very goon year for Jennifer Egan
2 Sep 2011 // 1:30 AM

NEW YORK — Jennifer Egan takes bold leaps all over the literary map. Her latest novel, “A Visit From the Goon Squad,” has been called wildly

Literary voices inspire Jennifer Egan's plots
16 Nov 2006 // 12:00 PM

Look closely; then look again. No matter how exhaustively you analyze Jennifer Egan's unorthodox, relentlessly absorbing novels, you won't discover clues to her history. Egan's

//Mixed media

Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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