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At The Guardian, the intriguing case of historian Orlando Figes and his wife's savage Amazon reviews of her husband's rivals' books. The case begs the question: should Amazon allow anonymous reviews?
We've already published a pair of great lists of gifts for writers, but I know more than one book lover (ahem) who would be thrilled to get this collection of vintage Penguin book cover postcards.
What did we read in the Obama era? Christian Lorentzen has some answers. Apart from individual books like The Flamethrowers and The Art of Fielding, he comes up with some genres that have dominated the past eight years, including autofiction, works of trauma and fables of meritocracy. (You can probably guess where Leaving the Atocha Station ends up.)