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The Next Big Thing

The Next Big Thing is a sort of writers’ tag–the idea is to interview yourself about your current or next book, mention the person who tagged you, and tag five more friends. I’m grateful to my super friend and colleague Stephanie Vanderslice for tagging me. Her blog, which is at http://wordamour.wordpress.com/2013/02/04/wordamour-does-the-next-big-thing/ is already up. Because my current projec...

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I should state that I also was in grad school with the author, although we barely knew one another, and the only time we have met since 2000 was last year, very briefly, when she didn't recognize me until I told her who I was. So I venture to hope th ...more
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"Joiner is an excellent writer who doesn't waste a single word - his spare, skilful prose paints a compelling picture of expat life in a fast-changing Vietnam. Lotusland is a story that will stay with you. It's so beautifully written that you'll co..." Read more of this review »
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" Lotusland is one of the few books on Vietnam that is written by an American, and offers fresh insights into contemporary Vietnam. Ostensibly it’s a love story about an idealistic young English teacher, Nathan who has who has fallen for a beautifu..." Read more of this review »
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