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Dog-Eared and Dispatched: August 2, 2015

With a low rumble of book news this week it’s time for an all-footnote edition of updates. This week’s brief column will keep you informed and leave you enough time to enjoy our summer reading list. Ready? Set? Click away! People are talking about cookbooks of all kinds with the news of celebrity chef, Eric

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August 2, 2015

“I wanted to capture the most essential personal perspectives.” A conversation with DW Gibson

How do we define home? What comprises community? Following his 2012 book Not Working, DW Gibson turns his focus to the complexities of gentrification in The Edge Becomes the Center: An Oral History of Gentrification in the Twenty-First Century (The Overlook Press). Through dozens of interviews with New Yorkers who speak thoughtfully and passionately about

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May 18, 2015

Michael Coffey – The Business of Naming Things

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Erika Anderson This week Erika talks to author, poet, and editor Michael Coffey. Michael’s most recent work and fiction debut, The Business of Naming Things, is a book of eight stories exploring family, abandonment, identity, and (dis)connection. In this episode, Michael talks to Erika about masculinity, faith, and identity. Listen to

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April 28, 2015

“Authenticity is the most contagious content.” A conversation with Molly Rose Quinn

A few steps up from the cobbles of Crosby Street in SoHo, set a little way off from the rush of Houston, readers quietly browse walls of books or chat animatedly at working tables. A transgender woman is making coffees and pouring wine at the cafe in the back while more volunteers are setting up

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March 23, 2015

“Wonderful and bizarre and completely familiar”: In conversation with Nathan Deuel

Writer Nathan Deuel and his wife, NPR correspondent Kelly McEvers, were living in Saudi Arabia on journalist visas when their daughter Loretta was born in 2008. Shortly thereafter, Kelly accepted a new post as NPR’s Baghdad bureau chief. Nathan and Loretta relocated to Istanbul while Kelly moved to Iraq to report on the Arab Spring

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July 21, 2014

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