Jennifer Egan

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Interview: Jennifer Egan's anti-nostalgic look back

Forget Jonathan Franzen. For those counting, Jennifer Egan may be a better contender for the greatest American author of her generation.
Time traveler
By THOMAS PAGE MCBEE  |  October 14, 2011
Best of the Fest

Best of the Fest

 The Boston Book Festival kicks off tomorrow night. I've made an itinerary for you, you lucky ducks.On Friday at 7:30pm, head over to the Back...
By Eugenia Williamson  |  October 13, 2011
One Helluva Line-Up: Boston Book Festival Schedule Announced

One Helluva Line-Up: Boston Book Festival Schedule Announced

You'll be happy to know that some people - or actually a lot of people - are still reading things other than Pop Eater. In...
By Chris Faraone  |  July 29, 2011

Portland hosts a gaggle of literary ladies this week

Looks like supporting women artists now shouldn’t be too hard — this week.
Chick lit
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  March 26, 2008

Cave dwelling

When Jennifer Egan set out to draft The Keep , she had to pretend she wasn’t the person holding the pen.
Jennifer Egan’s goth/po-mo gamble
By SHARON STEEL  |  September 26, 2006