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Book Critic Maureen Corrigan

Book critic Maureen Corrigan lists her Best Books of 2002:

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

The Dive from Clausen's Pier by Ann Packer

Atonement by Ian McEwan

Bad Blood by Lorna Sage

In the Devil's Snare by Mary Beth Norton

Teacher by Mark Edmundson

The Good Women of China by Xinran

Don't Tell Mama! edited by Regina Barreca

I Don't Know How She Does It by Allison Pearson

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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. In 2019, Corrigan was awarded the Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing by the National Book Critics Circle.