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Praying Drunk by Kyle Minor
Praying Drunk
by Kyle Minor (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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Masie Cochran (Editor, Tin House Books): I just finished reading Kyle Minor’s Praying Drunk and I’m still in that KO punch haze of having my brain rearranged by a heavyweight storyteller. Minor shows he’s in charge early, really early, in the epigrap...more
The Passage of Power by Robert A. Caro
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Best Book of 2012 that will convince your parents that you’re a serious person and they ought to lend you money: The fourth volume of Robert A. Caro’s saga of the tortured basset hound-faced president Lyndon Johnson, The Passage of Power, chronicles...more
Black Moon by Kenneth Calhoun
Black Moon
by Kenneth Calhoun (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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Meg Storey (Editor, Tin House Books): I met Kenneth Calhoun at a writers’ workshop in St. Petersburg, Russia. We were there during the white nights, when the sun never completely sets and a deep, dusky blue is the peak of night with the pale light of...more
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
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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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