Wendy Lesser
Wendy Lesser

Wendy Lesser, the editor of the Threepenny Review, is the author of nine books, most recently Music for Silenced Voices: Shostakovich and His Fifteen Quartets.

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May 11 2011 7:18 AMNorwegian MoodWhat makes Jo Nesbø's books so addictive.
Books
Jan. 3 2006 6:29 AMThe Strange Case of Julian BarnesHow an author transcended his sources and unleashed magical powers.
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May 21 2015 2:34 PM What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of May 18, curated by Slate writers and editors. 
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May 22 2015 3:45 AM Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning In 10 percent of drownings, adults are nearby but have no idea the victim is dying. Here’s what to look for.