Best Read in 2013: A Top 20 Year-End List

Best Read In 2013

As we round the corner of Typographical Era’s first anniversary, we’ve decided to continue our Best Read in the year tradition, and what a year it has been!  Between translations, short stories, novels, memoirs, and essays, readers of all genres will surely find Typographical Era’s Best Read in 2013 list to be a great place to start for reading endeavors in 2014.  At least we hope so.  Here’s to a great year in reading and to another great year for Typographical Era.  Cheers!

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A Conversation With Elizabeth L. Silver


As Elizabeth L. Silver’s debut novel opens, one crucial fact is made abundantly clear: inmate Noa P. Singleton sits on Pennsylvania’s death row awaiting execution for a crime that she committed.  It’s the why behind her actions, and not the question of her guilt or innocence, that remains woefully unanswered.  With just six months to go until her execution date, could the sudden appearance of her victim’s mother, and the promise of clemency she carries with her, hold the key to unlocking the mystery behind Noa’s actions?

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The Best of the First Half of 2013


If there’s one thing that I’ve learned from years of blogging it’s that people love lists.  Worst books, worst covers, best kid lit, scorching beach reads, chilling horror novels.  It doesn’t seem to matter what the topic is. As long as it’s presented in the highly attractive, easily digestible list format, people seem to eat it right up.

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Verisimilitudes: Week Ending 06.29.2013

Typographical_EraWelcome to Verisimilitudes, our regular round-up of the past week’s activity. It’s your one-stop source for all of the bits and bleeps we’ve been posting here and on social platforms.

Tomorrow (July 1) is our 6 month anniversary!  We will hopefully be celebrating half a year of Typographical Era with books and cake…how will you be celebrating?  While you decide, check out what you may have missed around here this week:


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