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My Salinger Year by Joanna Rakoff
My Salinger Year
by Joanna Rakoff (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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One of my other favorite reads was almost completely the opposite: Joanna Rakoff’s My Salinger Year, which is a memoir of being newly out of school and into life, a moment in her early twenties that Rakoff ends up spending within the time-warped and...more
Pym by Mat Johnson
Pym
by Mat Johnson
read in July, 2014
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ichelle Wildgen (Executive Editor, Tin House Magazine): One of my favorite reads this month was Mat Johnson’s Pym, in which a recently fired professor gathers an all-black crew to head to Antarctica in search of Edgar Allan Poe’s maybe-not-so-fiction...more
Eva Moves the Furniture by Margot Livesey
Eva Moves the Furniture
by Margot Livesey
read in July, 2014
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Meg Storey (Editor, Tin House Books): Several years ago, I was standing in the Tin House magazine office holding a book. The managing editor at the time saw the title and said, “That book smote me.” The book was Margot Livesey’s Eva Moves the Furnitu...more
Seeing Is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees by Lawrence Weschler
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Tony Perez (Editor, Tin House Books): As if she hasn’t given me enough already, last time I saw Darcey Steinke, she gave me a copy of Lawrence Weschler’s book on Robert Irwin: Seeing is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees. I knew Irwin’s work,...more
Paris au mois d'août by René Fallet
Paris au mois d'août
by René Fallet
read in July, 2014
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Heather Hartley (Paris Editor, Tin House Magazine): It’s almost August and in France that means that a lot of people are getting ready to go on vacation—and maybe not just the neighbor or the young couple down the street, but a good portion of the co...more
Another Bullshit Night in Suck City by Nick Flynn
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Jakob Vala (Graphic Designer): I learned a few truths at the Writer’s Workshop this year: Lacy Johnson is a baby whisperer, Nick Flynn is a softie and My Feelings really is the title of his next book, and the purple-on-purple of Anthony Doerr’s autho...more
The Other Side by Lacy M. Johnson
" Amazingly written!! Incredible story... Powerful . Loved it!! "
The Other Side by Lacy M. Johnson
" It is hard to give a work like this less than a five because of the honesty and pain the writer had to exudde while putting her story together. It was a quick, compelling read and was beautifully written. The only thing I disliked was how the book... " Read more of this review »
Like a Beggar by Ellen Bass
Like a Beggar
by Ellen Bass
read in July, 2014
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Emma Komlos-Hrobsky (Assistant Editor, Tin House Magazine): Ellen Bass charmed the socks off me when she read “At The Padre Hotel In Bakersfield, California” at the Writers @ Work conference in Alta, Utah. I loved its slyness and honesty, its willing...more
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Erased (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: Excerpt from Jim Krusoe's novel Erased out in June 2009.
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...April 18, 2009 to May 18, 2009... Zak will be answering any and all questions about his upcoming book, what kind of paint thinner he uses, or anythi...more
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