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red-room-well-red's picture
Nov.26.2012
(Updated January 9th, 2013) “A bookstore is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are thinking.” –Jerry Seinfeld Last holiday season, the American Booksellers Association reported that books—the paper kind—made a comeback. The independent bookstores tracked by the Association...
rachel-bussel's picture
Mar.13.2011
Read them at The Nervous Breakdown Recently, I've noticed an uptick in authors asking for a critique of the stories I've rejected from my anthologies. Most of them ask politely, and I send back the shortest reply I can explaining that I have a rule against giving any sort of critique. This latest...
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Jun.05.2010
By Susan Henderson Belle Yang has created a story that is both personal and multigenerational in her illustrated memoir, FORGET SORROW. We'll talk about her story of fleeing abuse, of seeking shelter with her Old World Chinese parents, and the dedication required to see this book to...