I refuse to play the part, but I play the part. ...more
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Genevieve Hudson discusses her debut novel, BOYS OF ALABAMA.
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Kayleb Rae Candrilli discusses their debut collection,
What Runs Over, reclaiming memory through poetry, and the political act of being happy. ...more
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Hillary Clinton sought some post-election refuge at Savoy Bookstore in Rhode Island. Borgo Publishing, a small indie publisher, will open an bookstore in Tuscaloosa. Iconic Canadian bookstore owner James Munro passed away at the age of eighty-seven. Washington DC’s Kramerbooks is expanding just in time for a president who claims not to have enough time to […]
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On September 18th, the night Scotland voted on its independence from the UK, I was standing on the porch of a Civil War-era mansion after a reading. It was storming. ...more
He sounds so young on the recordings now. After all, he was young when he wrote most the songs.