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With her character Lou Norton, Hall creates one of the few African American female detectives.
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Surviving the Khmer Rouge and honoring those who didn’t.
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Pretty Monsters combines the ordinary and the magical—with flair.
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No one tells stories embedded in Southern Appalachia with more grit or more beauty.
Michael Berry reflects on the art of translating Yu Hua’s influential novel and new Big Read title To Live into English
Justin Cronin brings his post-apocalyptic Passage trilogy to a close with The City of Mirrors.
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A personal story that speaks to the moment.
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McBride’s latest book looks to understand what shaped James Brown-- one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century.
Shakespeare’s World and Ours.
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The poetry of the working class.