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The Most Anticipated Books of 2018 and Other Bookish News

Enjoying this new series? I’ll be back next week with the latest rumblings in the literary world! -Loving this roundup of the most anticipated books of the second half of 2018 on The Millions. What are you excited for? -Check out this recent interview with Jeff VanderMeer in The Paris Review. -Like scary stories? Check out this list of frightening books recommended by popular … Read More The Most Anticipated Books of 2018 and Other Bookish News

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Acceptance

By Jeff VanderMeer It is winter in Area X, the mysterious wilderness that has defied explanation for thirty years, rebuffing expedition after expedition, refusing to reveal its secrets. As Area X expands, the agency tasked with investigating and overseeing it–the Southern Reach–has collapsed on itself in confusion. Now one last, desperate team crosses the border, determined to reach a remote island that may hold … Read More Acceptance

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Authority

By Jeff VanderMeer After thirty years, the only human engagement with Area X–a seemingly malevolent landscape surrounded by an invisible border and mysteriously wiped clean of all signs of civilization–has been a series of expeditions overseen by a government agency so secret it has almost been forgotten: the Southern Reach. Following the tumultuous twelfth expedition chronicled in Annihilation, the agency is in complete disarray. … Read More Authority

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Annihilation

By Jeff VanderMeer Area X has been cut off from the rest of the continent for decades. Nature has reclaimed the last vestiges of human civilization. The first expedition returned with reports of a pristine, Edenic landscape; all the members of the second expedition committed suicide; the third expedition died in a hail of gunfire as its members turned on one another; the members … Read More Annihilation