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Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

Book · 10/25/19

DAVID GRANN is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and an award-winning staff writer at The New Yorker magazine. His latest book, Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI, will be released in April. Based on years of research, it explores one of the most sinister crimes Read more…

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Mind of Winter by Laura Kasischke

Book · 10/25/19

Laura Kasischke talks with Rich Fahle about her latest literary work, Mind of Winter and The Infinitesimals at the 2016 AWP Conference & Book Fair. FROM THE PUBLISHER: Laura Kasischke, the critically acclaimed and nationally bestselling poet and author ofThe Raising, returns Mind of Winter, a dark and chilling thriller that combines domestic drama with Read more…

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A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay

Book · 10/25/19

 Author Paul Tremblay sits down with guest host Anthony Breznican to discuss his latest work, “A Head Full of Ghosts: A Novel” at the 2016 L.A. Times Festival of Books. FROM THE PUBLISHER: The lives of the Barretts, a normal suburban New England family, are torn apart when fourteen-year-old Marjorie begins to display signs Read more…

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The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present by David Treuer

Book · 10/11/19

PBS Books welcomes author David Treuer, talking about his latest work, ‘The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee,’ an illuminating look at the 130 years of overlooked history of Native American Civilization after the infamous 1890 massacre. Treuer grew up Ojibwe on a reservation in Minnesota, and with ‘Heartbeat’ he combines journalistic reporting with personal memoir.

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The Other Americans by Laila Lalami

Book · 10/11/19

Author Laila Lalami’s ‘The Moor’s Account’ won the American Book Award, the Arab American Book Award, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Lalami joins PBS Books in D.C. at the National Book Festival to talk about her writing, which includes the most recent 2019 novel ‘The Other Americans,’ a hybrid of family saga, Read more…

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Vegetables Unleashed by José Andrés

Book · 9/4/19

 From the endlessly inventive imaginations of star Spanish-American chef José Andrés and James Beard award-winning writer Matt Goulding, Vegetables Unleashed is a new cookbook that will transform how we think about—and eat—the vast universe of vegetables.

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Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Book · 9/4/19

 This is a story about America during and after Reconstruction, one of history’s most pivotal and misunderstood chapters. In a stirring account of emancipation, the struggle for citizenship and national reunion, and the advent of racial segregation, the renowned Harvard scholar delivers a book that is illuminating and timely. Real-life accounts drive the narrative, Read more…

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Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak

Book · 9/4/19

 The breathtaking story of five brothers who bring each other up in a world run by their own rules. As the Dunbar boys love and fight and learn to reckon with the adult world, they discover the moving secret behind their father’s disappearance. At the center of the Dunbar family is Clay, a boy Read more…

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The Tradition by Jericho Brown

Book · 9/4/19

 Jericho Brown’s daring poetry collection The Tradition details the normalization of evil and its history at the intersection of the past and the personal. Brown’s poetic concerns are both broad and intimate, and at their very core a distillation of the incredibly human: What is safety? Who is this nation? Where does freedom truly Read more…

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Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Book · 9/4/19

In kindergarten, Jarrett Krosoczka’s teacher asks him to draw his family, with a mommy and a daddy. But Jarrett’s family is much more complicated than that. His mom is an addict, in and out of rehab, and in and out of Jarrett’s life. His father is a mystery — Jarrett doesn’t know where to find Read more…