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The Ruins

I’ve got a short review of The Ruins, the new novel by Scott Smith (author of A Simple Plan — the book and the screenplay), in today’s WSJ. Subscribers can read it here. The review doesn’t contain a Zoolander reference, but it does mention Ben Stiller. I give the book a thumbs up, while acknowledging that it’s not for everyone (though it’s definitely for a certain type of reader). Also, I just noticed that right now it’s the #1 ranked book on Amazon.com.

John J. Miller is the national correspondent for National Review and the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. His new book is Reading Around: Journalism on Authors, Artists, and Ideas.

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