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Maureen Corrigan

Book Critic, Fresh Air

Maureen Corrigan, book critic for NPR's Fresh Air, is The Nicky and Jamie Grant Distinguished Professor of the Practice in Literary Criticism at Georgetown University. She is an associate editor of and contributor to Mystery and Suspense Writers (Scribner) and the winner of the 1999 Edgar Award for Criticism, presented by the Mystery Writers of America.

Corrigan served as a juror for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction. Her book So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came To Be and Why It Endures was published by Little, Brown in September 2014. Corrigan is represented by Trinity Ray at The Tuesday Lecture Agency: trinity@tuesdayagency.com

Corrigan's literary memoir, Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading! was published in 2005. Corrigan is also a reviewer and columnist for The Washington Post's Book World. In addition to serving on the advisory panel of The American Heritage Dictionary, she has chaired the Mystery and Suspense judges' panel of the Los Angeles TimesBook Prize.

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'Lost And Wanted' Grapples With Grief, Regret And The Existence Of God

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Personal Demons And Class Differences Complicate Love In 'Normal People'

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'Other Americans' Take Center Stage In A Timely New Novel

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Road Trip With 'Zora And Langston' In This Real-Life Literary Adventure

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Meet The Lagoon's Forgotten Lady And See 'The Strangest Movie Never Made'

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'Say Nothing': Murder, Memory And A Masterful History Of The Troubles

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A New Novel Reminds Readers, These 'Lost Children' Belong To Us All

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Emily Bernard is a professor of English at the University of Vermont. Her new memoir is Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother's Time, My Mother's Time, and Mine. Alison Segar/Penguin Random House hide caption

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You'll Find 12 Fresh And Unforgettable Essays In 'Black Is The Body'

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'The Falconer' Is A Vivid Tale Of Adolescence And Athleticism

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'Ghost Wall' Is An Eerie Coming-Of-Age Tale That Begs For A Second Read

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Suspenseful 'Water Cure' Dips Into 2019's Dystopian Zeitgeist

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Maureen Corrigan Picks The Best Books Of 2018, Including The Novel Of The Year

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'Come With Me' Lays Bare The Risks And Regrets Of Our Online Lives

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Stolen Stories: A Literary Con Man Climbs To Success In 'Ladder To The Sky'

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