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Fiction
Joanne Mallari

The House on Mango Street

The House on Mango Street: 25th Anniversary Edition What purpose does art serve? What inspires you to practice your craft? These are questions that aspiring

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Authors of color
Sunny Solomon

Home

HOME   —   MORE THAN A HOUSE OR THE PLACE YOU COME FROM “Home” is rather like a jigsaw puzzle (another of my favorite pastimes). It

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Lord of Misrule

Jaimy Gordon’s Lord of Misrule is a novel about horse racing at a small time track in West Virginia, where worn-out horses, trainers, jockeys, grooms

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The Prince of Frogtown
Autobiography/Memoir
Sunny Solomon

The Prince of Frogtown

THE PRINCE OF FROGTOWN The Prince of Frogtown is Pulitzer Prize-winning Rick Bragg’s third memoir. The first, All Over But the Shoutin‘, was written in praise

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Books on books
Sunny Solomon

Books for Living

BOOKS FOR LIVING Will Schwalbe, the author of The End of Your Life Book Club, has once again given life to his love of books

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Reviews
Ann Ronald

Our Souls at Night

OUR SOULS AT NIGHT Published posthumously, Our Souls at Night is Kent Haruf’s final novel about a fictional community in eastern Colorado. Each of his

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Fiction
Sunny Solomon

Our Souls at Night

OUR SOULS AT NIGHT What a great pleasure to recommend Kent Haruf’s last book, published posthumously in 2015. Our Souls at Night is a small

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Harland’s Half Acre
Reviews
Ann Ronald

Harland’s Half Acre

David Malouf’s novel, Harland’s Half Acre, features an Australian artist with surrealistic talent. Writing about Frank Harland, Malouf himself depicts his art and his settings

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Fiction
Ann Ronald

The Lowland

Whenever I read a book like Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Lowland, I wish I were teaching again. This is a novel to be discussed with other

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