Steven Rinehart on the Fine Art of Being Someone Else

“Before I became a ghostwriter, the only part of myself I put into my writing, other than trying to make it as good as I could, was whatever I was trying to unearth about my own experience by camouflaging it through my fiction.”

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Flawed, but Believable: Kristen Arnett’s ‘With Teeth’ Poses Interesting Questions about Identity, Family, and Societal Expectations

A review of Kristen Arnett’s new novel, “With Teeth.”

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Loren C. Steffy’s Debut Novel Highlights the Tug-of-War Between Tradition and Progress

With his debut novel “The Big Empty,” Steffy carves out a niche in the fiction genre and fills it with his insight — enlightening and grim — on the American way of making a living, including the kind involving “coming home caked in sweat and dirt and animal [dung] every night.”

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Grady Hendrix on Horror, Survival, and “The Final Girl Support Group”

An interview with Grady Hendrix on “The Final Girl Support Group.”

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Vulnerability and Humor in “Bring Your Baggage and Don’t Pack Light”

Hellen Ellis’ new essay collection, “Bring Your Baggage and Don’t Pack Light,” explores friendship, marriage, and growing older with sarcasm and witty commentary.

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“The Sweetness of Water” is an Engaging and Deep Exploration of Individuality and the Meaning of Freedom

A review of Nathan Harris’ debut novel “The Sweetness of Water.”

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