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February 23rd, 2017

It’s by short story writer George Saunders—can we get him onboard?

  • The frontman for indie band The Mountain Goats returns with an eerie tale that evokes 1990s nostalgia.

  • People woke up November 9 wondering how they could have missed the obvious. But Michael Lewis knew: The mind sees what it wants.

  • This is a different kind of addiction memoir, one of of Negative Capability.

  • Topics like mirror-making (who knew?) and gay marriage made for compelling reads this year.

  • Two compelling nonfiction books consider the historical upheaval that makes literary art.

  • It takes a storyteller to put trivia into its historical context, to make a narrative out of what would otherwise just be speculation.

  • Tim Judah makes it clear in his lively blend of research and personal narrative that nationality and history are fungible.

  • This year's festival beings several program changes, including nighttime events aimed at adults.

  • The first half of is a tightly woven exploration of gender identity and drug use in San Francisco’s queer community.

  • Inspired by James Baldwin, Jesmyn Ward asked writers to respond to recent killings of unarmed African Americans.

  • The Mirror reports that Bruno Mars is in talks for a residency at Caesars Palace in ...

  • Litigants’ stories bring home how and why support for same-sex marriage became normative, and why the change had to come by way of judicial action ...

  • Neon Green is firmly optimistic, yet laments what humans have done to the environment. Just like the ’90s, it’s a study in contradiction.

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