Jun 20, 2012 — Michael Ondaatje returns with a seafaring coming-of-age story, while Lev Grossman delivers another literary fantasy and Ernest Cline makes his nerdy fiction debut. Journalist Ron Suskind casts Obama as a brilliant amateur and Amanda Foreman looks at Britain's role in the Civil War.
Jun 15, 2012 — Set in a gaming-oriented dystopia, Ernest Cline's Ready Player One debuts at No. 15.
Aug 26, 2011 — Ernest Cline's 1980s arcade-inspired novel, Ready Player One, debuts at No. 13.
Aug 22, 2011 — Though it is set in 2044 Oklahoma, Ernest Cline's unapologetically nerdy debut novel Ready Player One takes its inspiration directly from the geek arcade culture of the 1980s.
Aug 18, 2011 — NPR coverage of Ready Player One by Ernest Cline. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.