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Penguin will announce Friday that it's signed Graves, 45, of Clive, Iowa, to a two-book deal.
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Susie Steiner’s smart, stylish second novel, “Missing, Presumed,” involves the disappearance of a postgraduate student.
Stewart O’Nan’s “City of Secrets” features espionage and existential angst in 1940s Jerusalem.
“Breaking Cover” by Stella Rimington and “The Wolf of Sarajevo” by Matthew Palmer are espionage novels written by people who know the business.
“Classic Penguin” showcases recent design work for books by Dostoyevsky, Joyce, Borges, Steinbeck and dozens of others.
The author of “The Husband’s Secret” and, now, “Truly Madly Guilty” hated “Moby-Dick” as a child: “I’m sure I will like it when I grow up. I just seem to be taking such a long time to grow up.”
Readers respond to recent reviews of books by Cynthia Ozick, Peter D. Kramer, Anne Tyler and Larry Tye.