Posts Tagged: David Grann

What to Read When You’ve Made It More Than Halfway through 2017

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A list of Rumpus editors' favorite reads from 2017 thus far—books that have kept us sane, challenged us to work harder and think bigger, and kept us dreaming and hopeful. ...more

The Dark Heart of America: On David Grann’s Killers of the Flower Moon

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David Grann's new book Killers of the Flower Moon explores the 1920s murders of the Osage tribe, the making of the FBI, and is a reminder of the all too recent history of betrayals that comprise America’s dark heart. ...more

Notable Twin Cities: 4/16-4/22

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Monday 4/17: Prince it up: Jim Walsh will discuss his book Gold Experience: Following Prince in the ‘90s, and share memories of Prince and Paisley Park. Chanhassen Library, 6:30 p.m., free.

“Deep Heart’s Core: Poetry & Mystery.” Come witness a conversation between poets Katie Donovan and James Lenfestey. 

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The Rumpus Books Sunday Supplement

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Man, Rumpus Books has been busy. This week, we published quite a number of must-read reviews, excerpts, interviews, and even a reprint, all conveniently rounded up for you below the fold.

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Julie Greicius: The Last Book(s) I Loved, The Lost City of Z and All the Names

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Years ago, when I was an archaeologist, I learned my favorite concept in the broader field of anthropology, or any field for that matter: “imperialist nostalgia.” It’s the yearning we feel for something we ourselves have conquered or destroyed, a term as obviously applicable to affairs of the heart as it is to the study of lost cultures.

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