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Garth Risk Hallberg

  1. profile
    The Unprecedented Garth Risk HallbergCity on Fire, a debut novel, generated a headline-making $2 million bidding war. Which means quite a lot is riding on its 36-year-old author. Believe it or not, he’s chasing even bigger things.
  2. book review
    City on Fire Is Trying to Have It Too Many WaysThe year’s biggest debut says a lot about what sort of story New York publishers and Hollywood think they can sell.
  3. When Did Books Get So Freaking Enormous? The Year of the Very Long NovelWhen did books get so freaking long?
  4. known knowns
    FAQ: Garth Risk Hallberg’s $2 Million NovelCity of Fire is a big book in every way.
  5. dfw
    Reading Room: David Foster WallaceOn “Wallace’s fullest elaboration of what he saw as the key question of modern existence.”
  6. job opportunities
    Dave Eggers: Best Editor for The Paris Review?A blogger cuts through the speculation on the venerable publication’s new editorship with a boldly counterintuitive idea.