An Interview with Sarah Domet, author of The Guineveres

I'll confess to a moment of jealousy here. I'm a soon-to-be-debut-novelist, and like every other writer on earth, I'd love to have written a literary masterpiece, replete with cultural significance and poetic prose and inescapable gravitas, the kind of book that causes critics to swoon and readers to yelp incoherent but excited praise at book clubs. This is certainly what I had in mind for my own book, but it turns out I am not quite that kind of writer. Sarah Domet, on the other hand, is that kind of writer. She landed one of the most lauded editors in the business, who described The Guineveres, Sarah's debut novel, in such glowing terms at this year's BookExpo America I nearly passed out f

Big Fall Books: The 10 Bestsellers I've Read So Far (And The 6 I Want To Read)

Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer: A Jewish family in DC confronts a crisis. A BIG book in all senses of the word: it’s an undertaking. Will affect you… some people love it, some people hate it. I haven't read any of his other books, and I'm thinking I should. Commonwealth by Ann Patchett: AP is the bomb. Love her. I didn't get into this one as much as I did State of Wonder or Bel Canto. Still brilliant. The story of how an illicit kiss at a party irrevocably intertwines two families. The Nix by Nathan Hill: Outstanding. Vaulted into my top five favorites. See my full review HERE. Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple: Hells yeah! By the author of Where’d You Go, Bernadette. Quirky and coo

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