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All the Light We Cannot See
4.28
Rob Spillman (Editor, Tin House Magazine): There are perfect reading weeks when my “must read” pile for work coincides with my “must read” for pleasur ...more
May 19, 2014
May 15, 2014
 
The Shelter Cycle
3.10
Cheston Knapp (Managing Editor): Peter Rock’s new novel, The Shelter Cycle, follows the lives of several people who were brought up under the influenc ...more
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Apr 05, 2013
 
Humiliation
3.64
Lance Cleland (Editorial Assistant, Tin House Magazine): Maybe the subject matter just found me at the right moment, but Wayne Koestenbaum’s Humiliati ...more
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Mar 08, 2013
 
Forgive Me If I've Told You This Before
4.33
Jessica Miler (Editorial Intern, Tin House Books): I’m reading Forgive Me If I’ve Told You This Before by Karelia Stetz-Waters, the newest book from O ...more
Oct 15, 2014
Oct 15, 2014
 
Wonderland
3.16
I just finished Stacey D’Erasmo’s Wonderland, which follows one-time indie darling Anna Brundage on her hopeful comeback tour. The novel zigzags from ...more
Jun 09, 2014
Jun 06, 2014
 
The Bone Clocks
3.81
Coming out of the horror that is BookExpo, there were a trio of September novels that literary folks were excited about, galleys being snapped up quic ...more
Jun 09, 2014
Jun 06, 2014
 
Incarnadine: Poems
4.11
Meg Storey (Editor, Tin House Books): The best reading experience I had in the month of February was a live reading. Mary Szybist’s second poetry coll ...more
Mar 28, 2013
Mar 12, 2013
 
Metaphysical Dog
3.91
Cheston Knapp (Managing editor of Tin House): I really hate it how some folks talk about poetry as though it were that flavor of jelly belly you caref ...more
Oct 16, 2013
Sep 27, 2013
 
Heroines
4.24
Elissa Schappell (Editor at Large): I loved Heroines, the memoir by novelist, polemicist, and ass-kicking feminist, Kate Zambreno. On her blog Frances ...more
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Mar 12, 2013
 
Blueprints for Building Better Girls: Fiction
3.56
Emma Komlos-Hrobsky (Assistant Editor, Tin House Magazine): At the risk of sounding like either a kiss-ass or the literary equivalent of a deranged ba ...more
Oct 21, 2013
Oct 16, 2013
 
The Bosnia Elegies
4.57
Devon Walker-Domine (Open Bar Intern): Among my current reads is Adrian Oktenberg’s The Bosnia Elegies, a staggering work that, through the adept merg ...more
May 31, 2013
May 14, 2013
 
The Call
3.64
Tony Perez (Editor, TH Books): If you just flipped through Yannick Murphey’s The Call, it’d be easy to believe it is, at best, some interesting struct ...more
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Mar 08, 2013
 
Four Fathers
5.00
Brandi Dawn Henderson (Editorial Intern, The Open Bar): I was recently pleased to come into a copy of the almost-released Cobalt Press collection, Fou ...more
not set
May 15, 2014
 
Ruby Ridge
4.04
Michelle Wildgen (Executive Editor, Tin House Magazine): Jess Walter’s Ruby Ridge: The Truth and Tragedy of the Randy Weaver Family, originally titled ...more
not set
Dec 20, 2013
 
The Goldfinch
3.86
Alison Pezanoskey-Browne (Editorial Intern, The Open Bar): Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch revolves around young protagonist Theo who visits the Metropoli ...more
Mar 04, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
 
We Were Flying to Chicago
3.89
Thomas Ross (Editorial Assistant): This week, intimidated by the stack of unread books at my bedside (fine: spilling onto my bed), I bummed around the ...more
Jun 06, 2014
May 23, 2014
 
Madness, Rack, and Honey: Collected Lectures
4.45
Matthew Dickman (Poetry Editor): The other day I was having a conversation with a friend who feels that the most human she ever feels is when watching ...more
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Mar 12, 2013
 
Second Person Singular
3.93
Meg Storey (Editor, Tin House Books): Stay with me here; this is going to get a little complicated: A successful Arab Israeli lawyer who lives and wor ...more
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Mar 12, 2013
 
Bough Down
4.26
Cheston Knapp (Managing editor): What can I say but the book floored me. For those few who don’t know, Green is David Foster Wallace’s widow, and thou ...more
Nov 18, 2013
Nov 04, 2013
 
After Claude
3.51
Lance Cleland (Workshop Application Magnet): Look, nothing is going to make you read After Claude by Iris Owens more than her author bio, which is as ...more
Apr 22, 2014
Apr 11, 2014
 
Bobcat and Other Stories
3.85
Meg Storey (Editor, Tin House Books): I will be forever grateful to the friend who recommended Rebecca Lee’s debut story collection, Bobcat, to me. Wi ...more
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Aug 09, 2013
 
May We Be Forgiven
3.65
Kenzie Halbert (Editorial Intern, Tin House Books): My recent introduction to A.M. Homes has stuck with me as one of my favorite reads of the new year ...more
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Mar 21, 2014
 
TransAtlantic
3.80
Meg Storey (Editor, Tin House Books): I love a nonlinear narrative told from multiple points of view that interweaves the lives of characters who, on ...more
Jul 03, 2014
Jul 03, 2014
 
King Me
4.38
Matthew Dickman (Poetry Editor, Tin House Magazine): King Me by Roger Reeves. I have not read a first book of poems this year so exciting and ecstatic ...more
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Dec 20, 2013
 
Turn Me Loose: The Unghosting of Medgar Evers
4.37
Lance Cleland (Workshop Director): While my poetry highs of the year were Patricia Lockwood’s “Rape Joke,” my introduction to Bianca Stone’s work via ...more
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Dec 20, 2013
 
The Virgin Suicides
3.81
Victoria Savanh (Writer’s Workshop Intern): The first time I saw Sofia Coppola’s adaptation of The Virgin Suicides was at a birthday party in middle s ...more
not set
May 15, 2014
 
The Skies Belong to Us: Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking
4.00
Lance Cleland (Workshop Director): Between 1961 and 1972, 159 commercial flights were hijacked in the United States. “All but a fraction of those hija ...more
not set
Dec 20, 2013
 
Eat the Document
3.55
Victoria Savanh (Editorial Intern, Tin House Magazine): I fell hard and fast for Dana Spiotta’s Eat the Document, a novel filled with radicalism, coun ...more
Jan 27, 2014
Jan 22, 2014
 
Karate Chop: Stories
3.85
Thomas Ross (Editorial Assistant): Now that baseball season has started back up, I find it’s pretty easy to sit on the couch and read while my Boston- ...more
Apr 22, 2014
Apr 11, 2014
 
Sister Mother Husband Dog: Etc.
3.64
Emma Komlos-Hrobsky (Assistant Editor, Tin House Magazine): Sister Mother Husband Dog, Etc., Delia Ephron. One of my favorite books as a kid was Do I ...more
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Dec 20, 2013
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