By Jess Walter
(Center Point, Hardcover, Large Print, 9781611735369, 509pp.)
Publication Date: October 2012
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Welcome to awards season. Between the Golden Globes, the SAG awards, and the upcoming Oscars, it's enough to make anyone question America's fixation on movies. But author Kevin Roose says that Jess Walter's Beautiful Ruins, a novel with a funny take on the movie industry, shows that there's something important going on behind the glitz. More at NPR.org
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- What does the title, Beautiful Ruins, refer to and how does it capture the essence of the novel?