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New York City :: NY :: USA | 3 months ago

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Young Lions Fiction Award finalist Jesmyn Ward, author of Where the Line Bleeds and the National Book Award-winner Salvage the Bones . Though personal experience is at the heart of Ward's previous novels, in her new book, Men We Reaped: A Memoir ,

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Vienna :: Austria | 3 months ago

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Donna Tartt's "The Goldfinch," the long-awaited novel by the author of "The Secret History," is a fiction finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award. Jonathan Franzen also was among the nominees announced Sunday, although not for fiction. "

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 4 months ago

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December 20, 2013 Donna Tartt With eleven days left in the year, the New York Times' book critics Michiko Kakutani, Janet Maslin, and Dwight Gardner have weighed in with their lists of favorite books from 2013, including Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch ,

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Asheville :: NC :: USA | 4 months ago

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Some say the ideal novel for the burgeoning young-adult readership segment would be a coming-of-age tale with paranormal overtones, set in a dystopian society and featuring lead characters of diverse ethnicity and sexuality who escape danger and

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Minneapolis :: MN :: USA | 5 months ago

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In Bully Pulpit, Doris Kearns Goodwin examines Theodore Roosevelt's friendship-turned-rivalry with William Howard Taft and his way of harnessing the press to challenge monopolies and advance his vision.     Polica, a Minneapolis band that emerged

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Santa Monica :: CA :: USA | 6 months ago

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Scheer in Santa Monica, Friday, October 18th at the Chain Reaction sculpture speaking on political art, nuclear war and the erradication of bohemian culture...Robert Scheer on the government un-shutdown, Chris Hedges on American collapse, a Florida

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Seattle :: WA :: USA | 6 months ago

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A way to keep up with Seattle theaters, concert halls, galleries, museums and other fine-arts events. It's another Wednesday in literary Seattle, when, not one, but two National Book Award winners are reading on the same evening...This phenomenal

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Boston :: MA :: USA | 7 months ago

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ments Men We Reaped Jesmyn Ward's powerful, wrenching memoir tells the story of her upbringing, and chronicles the deaths of five young black men that she loved, including her brother Joshua. By Yvonne Zipp ,  Monitor fiction critic / October 2, 2013

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Jackson :: MS :: USA | 7 months ago

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Each one bows the back a little farther; each one strips a little more from the soul...It meant five young men friends, cousins, boyfriends, brothers cut down by drugs, violence, depression and just plain bad luck in the space of four years. It meant

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Chicago :: IL :: USA | 7 months ago

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a Memoir" (Bloomsbury USA), by Jesmyn Ward The last chapter of Jesmyn Ward's memoir, "Men We Reaped," begins with a litany of statistics "about what it means to be Black and poor in the south." The numbers mount like burdens on an already-bent back:

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