2015 Reading: The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin

The Orchardist: A Novel by Amanda Coplin I first became aware of this novel when we ran an interview with the…

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2015 Reading: War Reporter by Dan O’Brien

War Reporter by Dan O’Brien This is a collection of poetry unlike anything I’ve read before although the work that comes…

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2015 Reading: Red Scare by T.R. Pearson

Red Scare by T.R. Pearson I hadn’t heard of of Pearson until his name appeared on a list of “literary mystery”…

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2015 Reading: The Poison that Purifies You by Elizabeth Kadetsky

The Poison That Purifies You by Elizabeth Kadetsky This report won’t go into too much detail because I’m writing a full…

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2015 Reading: Reality: A Very Short Introduction by Jan Westerhoff

Reality: A Very Short Introduction by Jan Westerhoff At least the book’s title isn’t “Reality for Dummies.” I frequently dig into…

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2015 Reading: Subtropics Issue 17, Winter/Spring 2014

Subtropics is the journal of the University of Florida edited by David Leavitt and Sidney Wade. I’ve been a subscriber…

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2015 Reading: Waking Up by Sam Harris

Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion by Sam Harris Recently, I had a brief online exchange with a former…

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2015 Reading: The Gettysburg Review, Autumn 2010

The Gettysburg Review, Autumn 2010 I’ve been a subscriber to TGR for a long time, so when I grabbed a…

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2015 Reading: House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III

House of Sand & Fog by Andre Dubus III Parts of this book were impressive. In particular, I thought the sections…

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2015 Reading: Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights by Katha Pollitt

Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights by Katha Pollitt As a pro-choice pragmatist (that’s a liberal who understand that compromise is necessary to…

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