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Tayari Jones: ‘My Story Wasn’t My Story Alone…’

May 17, 2012 • No Comments

“… It belongs to everyone.”
Tayari Jones talks here about what led her to write Silver Sparrow, her compelling novel that is resonating with readers far and wide, from NPR to Ann Patchett.¬†Brand new…

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October 13, 2010

AN INTERVIEW With Suzanne Berne

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Algonquin talks with Suzanne Berne about her new memoir, Missing Lucile. Get Berne’s thoughts on family secrets, her grandmother’s French fling, and the battle between fact and fiction.

1. What was your inspiration for writing¬†…

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September 27, 2010

Algonquin Talks with Ron Charles, Washington Post Book Critic

6 Comments September 27, 2010 • 6 Comments

Welcome to the first of “Algonquin Talks,” our series of interviews with book reviewers, producers, and bloggers. Ron Charles, the esteemed fiction editor and weekly critic at the Washington Post, is one of the first…

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September 22, 2010

AN INTERVIEW WITH Jay Varner

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Jay Varner, author of the brilliant memoir Nothing Left to Burn, offers some insights on the origins of his memoir, the tricky business of writing about a small town, good books, and good music, as…

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July 12, 2010

Milagro Creek Interview and Excerpt!

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Author of The School of Beauty and Charm and Polite Society, recipient of a Whiting award in fiction in 1995, and creative writing professor at Kennesaw State University, Melanie Sumner is out with her newest…

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