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Stewart O'Nan's 16th Novel: An Underground Jerusalem Thriller

City of Secrets, Stewart O’Nan (Viking, 2016, 194 pages)

Militant Zionists bombed the King David Hotel in 1946 and killed 91 people. This terrorist attack occurs again in the lives of Stewart O’Nan’s characters, all Holocaust survivors and underground rebels operating in the British Crown’s Palestine. 464 more words

Novelist Stewart O'Nan on "The Jungles of Tiritipa: A Cold War Fairy Tale"

Robert Ritzenthaler is “humbled to receive the first blurb for my novel, The Jungles of Tiritipa: A Cold War Fairy Tale. Mr. O’Nan, I’m forever grateful . 61 more words


"City of Secrets," by Stewart O'Nan

Viking, 208 pages. Hardcover $22.00

City of Secrets is a brilliantly imagined vision of turmoil in 1945 Jerusalem. A Jewish Latvian man who survived the Russians, the Nazis, and then the Russians again has made his way to Palestine, going by the name of Brand. 300 more words

Authors And Books

Electoral Politics & Working-Class Literature

Sherry Linkon’s essay, “To Really Understand Working-Class Voters, Read These Books,” was published by Moyers & Company.  She argues contemporary working-class writers such as  26 more words

Book Review: West of Sunset

The last couple years, I seemed to have found myself spending a lot of time with Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and historical fiction written around their grandiose rises and falls from grace. 864 more words

Book Reviews

Review: City of Secrets

City of Secrets
By Stewart O’Nan
Viking, Hardcover, 9780670785964, April 2016, 208pp.

The Short of It:

O’Nan is a master storyteller. He can take any topic and make it good… 279 more words

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