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Patrick Hicks

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Patrick Hicks is the author of nine books, including The Commandant of Lubizec: A Novel of the Holocaust and Operation Reinhard, Adoptable, and This London-—he is also the editor of A Harvest of Words, which was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. His work has appeared in some of the most vital literary journals in America, including Ploughshares, Glimmer Train, The Missouri Review, Tar River Poetry, Salon, Prairie Schooner, and many others. He has been nominated seven times for the Pushcart Prize, he was recently a finalist for the High Plains Book Award, the Dzanc Short Story Collection Competition, and the Gival Press Novel Award. His work with PBS’s “Over South Dakota” was nominated for an Emmy. A winner of the Glimmer ...more

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The Commandant of Lubizec: ...

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The Collector of Names: Sto...

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This London

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Adoptable

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Finding the Gossamer

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From Day to Day by Odd Nansen
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A vital document of the Holocaust, which is made all the richer by Boyce's introduction, careful annotations, and Nansen's sketches. The fact that Nansen kept a diary as he was moved from one concentration camp to another is of deep interest in itsel ...more
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The Kiss by Brian Turner
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Through stories, essays, and poems, a huge variety of writers explore the simple and profound act of kissing. It's a wonderful anthology that explores all the different kisses we experience in life: passion, betrayal, tenderness, kindness, longing, l ...more
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Brave Deeds by David Abrams
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Stunning. I read it in two sittings and deeply appreciated how it made me think about the Iraq War, and warfare in general in new ways. Abrams is quickly making himself a powerful new voice in American writing. I'm already looking forward to his next ...more
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Unbearable Splendor by Sun Yung Shin
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The Commandant of Lubizec by Patrick Hicks
"This novel was inspired by Operation Reinhardt, the code name given for the Nazi plan to murder Polish Jews and which led to two million people being sent to the death camps of Belzec, Sobibor and Treblinka. The author has used a fictional camp, L..." Read more of this review »
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Small Hours by Ilyse Kusnetz
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A Good Time for the Truth by Sun Yung Shin
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Leaving Milan by Elizabeth Oness
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“Good writing should help us see the world in new ways, it should crack open our generosity towards each other. That's what I hope my work does anyway. I want someone to read it and know that they aren't alone in the universe. I want my words to act as connective tissue.”
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“Good writing should help us see the world in new ways, it should crack open our generosity towards each other. That's what I hope my work does anyway. I want someone to read it and know that they aren't alone in the universe. I want my words to act as connective tissue.”
Patrick Hicks




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