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Writers React to Donald Trump, Book Trade “Dismayed” Over Election, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.9.16

Science fiction novels with a political bent; literary podcasts; former National Book Award judge argues against the awards’ recent changes; and other news. 

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Am I Alone Here? by Peter Orner

Posted 10.12.16

Peter Orner reads “Upper Moose Lake, 1990,” from his new essay collection, Am I Alone Here?, published in November by Catapult. 
 

Upper Moose Lake, 1990

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The Mothers by Brit Bennett

Posted 10.12.16

Brit Bennett reads from her first novel, The Mothers, published in October by Riverhead Books.

 

from The Mothers

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The Needle’s Eye by Fanny Howe

Posted 10.12.16

Fanny Howe reads from her latest essay collection, The Needles Eye: Passing Through Youth, published in November by Graywolf Press.

Embryonic

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I’ll Tell You in Person by Chloe Caldwell

Posted 10.12.16

Chloe Caldwell reads an excerpt from “Hungry Ghost,” included in her new essay collection, I’ll Tell You in Person, published in October by Emily Books.

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and then we became by devorah major

Posted 10.12.16

devorah major reads three poems from her new collection, and then we became, published in November by City Lights Publishers.

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Look by Solmaz Sharif

Posted 6.14.16

Solmaz Sharif reads the poem "Lay" from her first book of poetry, Look, published in July by Graywolf Press.

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Multiple Choice by Alejandro Zambra

Posted 6.14.16

Alejandro Zambra reads from his book of fiction, Multiple Choice, in the original Spanish alongside the book's translator, Megan McDowell, who reads her English translation. The collection was published in July by Penguin Books.

IV. Sentence Elimination

In exercises 55 through 66, mark the answer that corresponds to the sentences or paragraphs that can be eliminated because they either do not add information or are unrelated to the rest of the text.

62.

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So Much Synth by Brenda Shaughnessy

Posted 4.13.16

Brenda Shaughnessy reads from her latest poetry collection, So Much Synth, published in May by Copper Canyon Press.

How It Is

It isn't every day I can wrap my mind around it.
It being just what you'd think it is.

Not a thing or a condition of being but an extended
body holiday,

its movements are like dance but really more like fire

or cross-signals cut before anyone got there.
A flow-through mind,

a frank season so in love with some poor sister,

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The Black Maria by Aracelis Girmay

Posted 4.13.16

Aracelis Girmay reads two poems from her latest poetry collection, The Black Maria, published in April by BOA Editions.

from prayer & letter to the dead

While the room is still
dry here,

while the page is still
white, still here,

more shore than sea, more still
than alive, while the air is now

touching the dark & funny fruit of
your eyebrows where it is quiet enough

for me to hear the small sighing
of your shoes lift up into

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