February 28, 2014

An Academy Awards Reader: 5 Books That Inspired Best Pictures Past

A look back at five books that inspired Academy Award nominated films of years past.

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February 27, 2014

Buttering the Bread: 3 Questions for Michelle Wildgen

No stranger to writing about the culinary word, Michelle Wildgen joins us at the Everyday eBook table to talk birth order, gender roles, and more.

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February 26, 2014

How to Traffic in the Truth, by Neil Swidey

The journalist and author of Trapped Under the Sea: One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles Into the Darkness shared with Everyday eBook his experience of and strategy for digging for the truths in reporting.

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February 25, 2014

Tennessee Valley Inspiration, by Author Amy Greene

As Tennessee native Amy Greene's new novel, Long Man, neared release, we asked her what she found so interesting about its topic – the Tennessee Valley Authority’s decision to flood an Appalachian town in the 1930s for the sake of progress – and what kind of parallels she drew between that time in history and today. As Long Man hits stores, here’s what Amy had to say.

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February 24, 2014

If You Like Jhumpa Lahiri: Molly Antopol’s The Unamericans

Spinning a deft touch with characters and place with revelatory imagery and precise language, Antopol writes stories that read like exquisite, miniature novels.

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February 23, 2014

Rapunzel, Reimagined: Marissa Meyer's Cress

Cress is the third book in Marissa Meyer's Lunar Chronicles and continues the fractured fairy tale tradition that Meyer firmly established in Cinder and Scarlet.

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February 22, 2014

Jesse Ball’s Silence Once Begun: A Literary Dance

In the opening paragraphs of Jesse Ball’s new novel, Oda Sotatsu loses a high-stakes wager that obligates him to confess to a crime he didn't commit. What follows is a crypto-journalistic account of the ensuing repercussions.

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