The Big Smoke by Adrian Matejka

The Big Smoke  by Adrian Matejka A finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, this powerful poetry collection…

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2016 Reading: Phoning Home by Jacob M. Appel

Phoning Home: Essays by Jacob M. Appel The University of South Carolina Press, 2014 This is an excellent, entertaining, and provocative…

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2016 Reading: My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

My Name Is Lucy Barton: A Novel by Elizabeth Strout I’m inclined to love anything Elizabeth Strout writes. She was one…

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2016 Reading: The Time of the Monkey, Rooster, and Dog by Charles A. Hobbie

Forty years ago today, on January 5, 1976, I traveled from my parents’ home in Indianapolis to San Francisco to join…

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2016 Reading: Continuum: New and Selected Poems by Mari Evans

Continuum: New And Selected Poems, Revised Edition by Mari Evans The poet and activist Mari Evans recently won a Lifetime Achievement…

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2016 Reading: Faith Ed. by Linda K. Wertheimer

Faith Ed: Teaching About Religion in an Age of Intolerance by Linda K. Wertheimer I was acquainted with the author through…

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