Posts Tagged: Laird Hunt

Notable NYC: 2/11–2/17

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Saturday 2/11: Immigrant Rally: Here to Stay. Washington Square Park, 2 p.m., free.

Maryam Monalisa Gharavi and Jennifer Scappettone join the Segue Series. Zinc Bar, 4:30 p.m., $5.

Sunday 2/12: Nicole Fix, Joanna C. Valente, Fraylie Nord, and Yardenne Greenspan join the Sundays at Erv’s reading series.

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Kind One

“Kind One,” by Laird Hunt

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Released from Coffee House Press in September 2012 and recently honored as one of four PEN/Faulkner Award finalists, Laird Hunt’s Kind One is a crushing and beautiful book. Taking place over the span of a century, 1830-1930, Kind One weaves together the lives of Linus Lancaster, his second wife Ginny, and his five farm and house hands, following how they brawl and bend from Indiana to Kentucky, through death and abuse, and into a future loaded with loss, defiance, and perseverance.

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