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December 17, 2016

A Year in Reading: Ismail Muhammad 0

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This is the kind of writing that reorganizes thought patterns and social relations.

December 17, 2016

A Year in Reading: Janet Potter 1

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Last night I dreamt about meeting Curtis Sittenfeld. As I recall, we were both in a small group conversing politely, but not directly to one another, and at one point I threw caution to the wind, grabbed her by the elbow, and said “I just have to tell you that I loooooved Eligible.”

December 16, 2016

A Year in Reading: Marie Myung-Ok Lee 0

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But while people like Dorothy Vaughn were now working side by side with whites doing the same work, they would still have to face the discriminatory walk through labyrinthine corridors until they found the washroom with the sign COLORED GIRLS.

December 16, 2016

A Year in Reading: Anuradha Roy 0

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When Armistice Days and Veteran Days come around annually, few in the West remember the millions of colonized people who suffered and sacrificed in a war they did not choose.

December 16, 2016

A Year in Reading: Madeleine Thien 0

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They are profoundly powerful not only in their observations and stories, but in how courageously and carefully they speak to our present moment.

December 16, 2016

A Year in Reading: Lisa Lucas 1

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When I finished the book, I immediately called a friend and said ‘this book is precisely why I do the work I do.’

December 15, 2016

A Year in Reading: Dan Chaon 3

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Let’s face it. 2016 sucked. It will go down as one of the cruddiest years in the 50 or so that I’ve walked the earth.

December 15, 2016

A Year in Reading: Danielle Dutton 3

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These are the books I spent the most time with, the ones I was able to get seriously and satisfyingly intimate with.

December 15, 2016

A Year in Reading: Natalie Baszile 0

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I spent a lot of 2016 feeling outraged. Too many black bodies killed. Too much intolerance and fear, too many acquittals, too little justice.

December 14, 2016

A Year in Reading: Chloe Caldwell 1

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If you liked The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson, you’ll love Abandon Me by Melissa Febos.