July 15, 2015

Jonathan Kozol Brings His Crusade Home: The Theft of Memory

In his new memoir, The Theft of Memory, Jonathan Kozol finds outrage in the midst of the struggle of losing his father to Alzheimer’s.

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July 14, 2015

2 Girls Walk Into a City: Bennington Girls Are Easy

Charlotte Silver’s new novel, Bennington Girls Are Easy, is a tale of delusion, the big city, and a couple of Bennington grads.

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July 13, 2015

Your Answer to Camus's The Stranger: The Meursault Investigation

Remember that first French novel you were assigned in high school, the one with the narrator’s odd opening lines: Mother died today. Or yesterday maybe, I don’t know. What’s the matter with him, you may have wondered ...

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July 12, 2015

What You Don't Know: Ink and Ashes by Valynne E. Maetani

Do you remember that moment growing up when you heard something about your parents' past and realized - for the first time - that they had a whole life before you were born?

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July 11, 2015

Wrangling Love: Once Upon a Cowboy by Maggie McGinnis

'Once Upon a Cowboy is the third book in Maggie McGinnis’s Whisper Creek series and, just like the previous books, makes me want to pack up and fly to Montana.'

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July 10, 2015

Even This I Get to Experience: Behind the Scenes with Norman Lear

In his memoir, Norman Lear recounts some standout experiences on the set of 'All in the Family' and the ways the seemingly light show tackled deeper social issues.

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July 9, 2015

Tenuous Bonds: Among the Ten Thousand Things By Julia Pierpont

Among the Ten Thousand Things is the story of the Shanley family and how they, as a family and as individuals, deal with the fallout of an affair. Julia Pierpont tells their tale in a wholly original way.

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