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Books to Film: The “Real” Joe

April 25, 2014 • 1 Comment

Gary Hawkins had been well versed in the real and fictional worlds of Larry Brown long before his screen adaptation of Brown’s critically acclaimed novel Joe… premiered earlier this month. Yet, even a decade after

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Giveaway Tuesday: My Accidental Jihad by Krista Bremer

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Krista Bremer’s bold love story has sparked conversation not only about bicultural relationships but about all relationships. Because, really, aren’t all marriages bicultural when you think about it? In the video below, Krista talks about…

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The Lucky Tour: Novel Books

No Comments April 18, 2014 • No Comments

Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road this past summer for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States.…

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Poetry Month Post: Summer by Joellen Craft

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SUMMER
Now their blinking bodies
so used to space
and that language
huddle in a swarm,
stricken, like cars plucked
from roads and alleys,
set to field far
from the lines and lights they know;…

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The Lucky Tour: Kramerbooks & afterwords

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Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road this past summer for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States. Join us for the journey……

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Booksellers Rock! Julie Wernersbach, BookPeople

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Name: Julie Wernersbach
Job title: Publicist
Bookstore: BookPeople, Austin, Texas
Brief Bio: I was born on a warm Spring morning in April of 1981; John Lennon was dead, Charles and Di were engaged and the internet was but a…

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Sense of Place: Writers at Work

1 Comment April 10, 2014 • 1 Comment

Anyone  who spends hours at a time holed up inside his or her imagination knows that where we work can be vital to what we create. Our workspace anchors us to the real world and…

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Giveaway Tuesday: Ellen Gilchrist’s Acts of God

4 Comments April 8, 2014 • 4 Comments

The amazing Chuck Adams, editor of great and well-earned acclaim, explains how and why he responds so profoundly to Ellen Gilchrist’s new collection, Acts of God. After you read what Chuck has written, you will have…

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The Lucky Tour: Politics and Prose

No Comments April 4, 2014 • No Comments

Intrepid former Algonquin intern David Bradley and his trusty sidekick, Lucky the Leprechaun, hit the road this past summer for a tour of (almost all) the coolest, hippest, greatest indie bookstores in the United States.…

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Lucky Stars April: All Larry Brown, All Month

No Comments April 1, 2014 • No Comments

This month’s Lucky Stars belong to the late Larry Brown, a true great. The New York Times and Newsday called him a “master” of his craft, and the proof of that is readily apparent in any…

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