Reading the latest novel by Stewart O’Nan, the Pittsburgh-​born writer who boomeranged home several years ago, is like watching the performance of an experienced athlete who makes it all look so easy. “City of Secrets” is his 16th novel since 1994, and the first to take place entirely outside of the USA. Like…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading O’Nan’s latest examines the human complexities of underground efforts in pre-​Israel
  • Sidebar Title City of Secrets
    City of Secrets
  • Sidebar Sub Title By Stewart O’Nan
  • Sidebar Content Block Viking/​Penguin ($22)
Stewart O’Nan’s novel “West of Sunset,” based on the final tragic years of F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood, took some nerve to write. Would you like to get into the ring with one of the greatest figures in American literature and try to describe what’s going on in his alcoholic head and distressed…

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2015
  • Sub Heading O’Nan’s newest examines Fitzgerald’s last years
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