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Dan Chaon Sends His Reply

Hi, Bookies: We’ve heard back from Await Your Reply author Dan Chaon with answers to your questions. Look for his responses throughout in bold-faced type. From discussion leader Ashley Tate:   Do you have an idea in your head about what happens to Lucy after her story ends? Yes. I have a general idea that she will end up in […]

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`Await Your Reply': The Conclusion (Spoiler Alert! And Some Exciting News!)

Hi, everyone, I just finished the book on my commute to work this morning, and my mind is still whirling, just thinking about it. How are you all feeling about the ending? I’m also quite excited to share a secret with you, but you’ll have to read all the way to the bottom of this posting. So when we rejoin […]

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‘Await Your Reply': Part Two

Hi, everyone, Thanks to everyone for all your postings—they were fascinating to read. I have to say that I agree with many of you on several key points: I was pretty confused throughout the first part since we were skipping around to various characters; I do wonder if George Orson is Hayden (and could he be Jay, too?); and why […]

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Await Your Reply: Part One

Hi, readers, Thanks so much for all your summer reading suggestions! I think I have enough titles to keep me busy for the remainder of the year. I was happy to see that several of you are checking out books that I just have thoroughly enjoyed (Sarah’s Key, The Passage, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Bridge […]

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I Await Your Reply!

Hi, bookies! I’m very glad to see that Await Your Reply, by Dan Chaon, won the poll for our July book club. (It’s been on my Goodreads “to-read” bookshelf since it came out last year.) So I hope that you’ve nestled it in your boat tote, along with your flip-flops and SPF—I think it’s going to be a thrilling beach […]

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