July 14, 2015 Ernest Cline's new novel follows a teen boy who discovers his favorite video game is real. But critic Tasha Robinson says Armada is light on plot and character.
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June 20, 2012 Michael Ondaatje returns with a seafaring coming-of-age story, while Lev Grossman delivers another literary fantasy and Ernest Cline makes his nerdy fiction debut. Journalist Ron Suskind casts Obama as a brilliant amateur and Amanda Foreman looks at Britain's role in the Civil War.
August 22, 2011 Though it is set in 2044 Oklahoma, Ernest Cline's unapologetically nerdy debut novel Ready Player One takes its inspiration directly from the geek arcade culture of the 1980s.
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