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Posts by: Juliet Linderman

Happy Birthday Herman

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“And I only am escaped alone to tell thee” If he were alive, today, August 1st 2009, would be Herman Melville’s 190th birthday and on this occasion I’d like to take the opportunity to pay a small, humble tribute to an author who has single-handedly taught me so much about writing and literature, patience and […]

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Book Expo Preview

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While construction workers and stagehands were scurrying around the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City—which will play host to the BEA for the next four years—the CEO of the whole thing called a press conference preview, to break down what this expo is really about.

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The Last Book(s) I Loved: Juliet Linderman, Civilwarland in Bad Decline and Pastoralia

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It’s impossible to read George Saunders books slowly. This might be cheating because I’d read them before, although not in a few years, but a couple of weeks ago I picked up Civilwarland in Bad Decline and Pastoralia, Saunders’ two short story collections—the result of a distinct Saunders craving—and reread them both in a matter […]

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