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Extreme End-of-Decade Love for A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD!!

Grateful and Thrilled that GOON SQUAD has somehow remained in the conversation after ten years:

Time Magazine:  10 Best Books of Decade
ELLE:  15 Books that Defined the 2010s
Philadelphia Inquirer:  20 Best Books of the Decade
VOX:  19 Best Books of Decade
Literary Hub:  The Best 20 Novels of the Decade

Manhattan Beach Chosen for the One Book, One New York Summer Read!!

Find out about events and book discussion groups here.

MANHATTAN BEACH is a Finalist for the One Book, One New York read!

Please, help MANHATTAN BEACH to be read widely in the city that inspired it!  Voting takes *one second*…really!

Vote Here!!

Jennifer Egan becomes President of PEN America

Friends, colleagues and readers, please immediately join this tremendous organization, dedicated to protecting free speech at home and abroad!  It’s crucial…and cheap!

Membership Page

End-of-Year Love for MANHATTAN BEACH!

The Spectator (UK):  6 Best Books of 2017
Booklist:  Top of the List for 2017.  Best Fiction Title
PBS:  Best Books of 2017
Amazon:  Best Literature and Fiction of 2017
New York Newsday: Best of 2017

MANHATTAN BEACH has been shortlisted for the American Library Association’s Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction.  Other finalists are the splendid novels SING UNBURIED SING and LINCOLN IN THE BARDO.

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UK Tour Details


Manhattan Beach book tour starts October 3rd!

October 2017: Jennifer Egan to publish new novel, MANHATTAN BEACH with Scribner!!

Starred Kirkus review here.

Starred Publishers Weekly Review here.

Scribner Press Release here.

Entertainment Weekly article here.

Bookseller article here.

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