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The Third Eye David Knowles

David Knowles' web of mystery and mysticism, art and obsession, slowly unravels over one summer in Manhattan. Read an interview with the author and an excerpt from his mesmerizing new novel, The Third Eye.
 
Bruce Chatwin Nicholas Shakespeare

Nicholas Shakespeare trekked across five continents and opened many a closed door in his quest for the truth behind the fiction in Bruce Chatwin: A Biography. In this issue of Bold Type, read an essay on some of Shakespeare's experiences while researching this book as well as an excerpt.
 
The Verificationist Donald Antrim

Donald Antrim, one of today's most dazzling contemporary writers, returns with his third novel, The Verificationist. A manic meeting of psychoanalysts in a pancake house leads to an out-of-body experience and human flight, which offer the author the perfect arena for his virtuosic satirization of our culture.
 
Nothing is Terrible Matthew Sharpe

As reckless and cruel as Mary White is at times, there is something familiar about the narrator of Matthew Sharpe's modern-day Bildungsroman, Nothing Is Terrible. In this issue of Bold Type, Sharpe acquaints us with his debut novel, and also offers a story from his acclaimed collection Stories from the Tube.
 
Blizzard of One Mark Strand

Remarkable as much for its ghostliness as its solidity, filled with personal journeys and quiet discoveries, Mark Strand's newest collection, Blizzard of One, explores depths sounded on many occasions over his long and celebrated career, investigating the beauty, increase, and loss by which we map our lives. Read a selection from the collection as well as an excerpt from his forthcoming book of essays, The Weather of Words.
 
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