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Melissa Mylchreest

For Jolene            b. December 10, 2010, Pablo, MT Scrap, small leaving of a night and its wild biology            hound-bodies unfenced and wrought-up, sly coupling of the junkyard, car a rusted crib, weed-bound hulk of comfort for            one, two, three, and then you, mewling mess of kinked ears and blood, pink pads, the echo            of a

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September 12, 2014

Michael Cho

Late Night Library: Summarize your book in 10 words or fewer. Michael Cho: Smart young woman is caught between inertia and creative ambition. LNL: If this book were the lovechild of two others, who are its parents? MC: Toughie. Can I cheat and include a couple of movies? The Push Man by Yoshihiro Tatsumi and

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September 5, 2014

Michael Pitre

My eyes adjust and I see the convoy in front of me. Four Humvees and two seven-ton trucks. I understand suddenly, and with queasy certainty, why I’m running. I need to warn them about the pressure switch, hidden in a crack in the road. It’s a length of surgical tubing stitched through with copper wire.

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August 29, 2014

Tania Malik

Madan jerked his head up and down in a gesture he hoped conveyed deference. His father’s lips twisted into what Madan took for a smile, but it was not one of reassurance or welcome. If his father could, he would pack the family back on the train to their village, continue to send them money

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August 15, 2014

Chris Leslie-Hynan

Back a few years, when you could still deny that LeBron James was the greatest player of our generation, I worked for a baller named Calyph West. He’s no more than a footnote now, an already bygone figure in the true new religion of American men, the world of sports, but professional basketball is, to

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August 8, 2014

Radhika Sanghani

As I read Radhika Sanghani’s debut book, Virgin, I quite literally laughed out loud. All at once, I was reminded of the awkward years my girlfriends and I spent discovering ourselves and what it means to be a woman. I felt like another of Ellie’s friends, listening to the hilarious situations she finds herself in.

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August 1, 2014

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