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Lori Ostlund – After the Parade

In 2009, Lori Ostlund wrote one of my all-time favorite story collections, The Bigness of the World, which received the Flannery O’Conner Award for Short Fiction. Now her first novel, a very well-constructed, deeply introspective book called After the Parade, is set to be released in September 2015. We recently sat down to talk about

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September 21, 2015

Sara Jaffe – Dryland

SARA JAFFE offers up her debut novel, Dryland, in September (Tin House Books). This is an amazingly evocative and restrained piece of writing; as Maggie Nelson says, “It’s realism, but its realism brushes ever so deftly against the allegorical, making the novel shimmer, part diary, part dream.” Dryland resonates with wonder, with subtle and earnest

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August 31, 2015

“We make our own families.” A conversation with Bradford Tice

I have loved you all this time, and my heart has gone off like a gun into the ground, wrapped in the arms of the sinking masses.  This is what it comes to–a gouged trench into which everything is dropped.  You call it death. I call it desire.  By the way, I made it with

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August 17, 2015

Dog-Eared and Dispatched: March 1, 2015

Dog-Eared & Dispatched: March 1, 2015

From the discovery of a lost tale to the destruction of rare books, this has been a tumultuous week in the book world. Barnes and Noble, though, has managed to do something that’s made Wall Street Happy, and the West Coast port strike is over at last. Ready for more? Read on! Lost and found

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March 1, 2015

“I wanted to provide a road map to hope.” In conversation with Karelia Stetz-Waters

Her black eyes flew upward and caught mine. Her face remained expressionless. She took my hand in hers, and we danced to those hard, angry songs. We barely touched. Only the outline of our movements intersected. She leaned back, and I leaned forward. She drew an arc in the air, and I followed her motion

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October 27, 2014

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