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Paul Theroux

Blinding Light

Dark Star Safari

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Paul Theroux's highly acclaimed novels include Blinding Light, Hotel Honolulu, My Other Life, Kowloon Tong, and The Mosquito Coast. His renowned travel books include Ghost Train to the Eastern Star, Dark Star Safari, Riding the Iron Rooster, The Great Railway Bazaar, The Old Patagonian Express, and The Happy Isles of Oceania. He lives in Hawaii and on Cape Cod.

Find Paul Theroux on the web: www.paultheroux.com

It's historical fiction with a kind of weird, surreal, postmodern twist, in that the whole novel is a flashback from the point of view of a narrator who happens to be a book. This is a story being told by a book - Isaac Newton's master work of science called the "Principia Mathematica."

- James Morrow
The Last Witchfinder

Featuring 1,841 interviews with 1,590 authors, including:

"A Year in Van Nuys" by Sandra Tsing Loh

"Fire Flight" by John J. Nance

"Gag Rule" by Lewis Lapham
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