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  • Rabih Alameddine

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    Rabih Alameddine is the author of the novels An Unnecessary Woman; I, the Divine; Koolaids; The Hakawati; The Wrong End of the Telescope; and the story collection, The Perv. In 2019, he won the Dos Passos Prize.more

    If you enjoyed An Unnecessary Woman,
    try The Wrong End of the Telescope by Rabih Alameddine
  • Richard Rooker

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    Richard Rooker is an English and history educator, writing coach, and longtime personal friend of Charles Person. He grew up near Niagara Falls, New York, moved to Indiana for college at Purdue University and graduate school ...more

    If you enjoyed Buses Are a Comin',
    try Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Chris Offutt

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    Chris Offutt is the author of the short-story collections Kentucky Straight and Out of the Woods, the novel The Good Brother, and three memoirs: The Same River Twice, No Heroes, and My Father, the Pornographer. His work has ...more

    If you enjoyed The Killing Hills,
    try Red Sky in Morning by Paul Lynch
  • Colson Whitehead

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    Colson Whitehead was born in 1969, and was raised in Manhattan.

    After graduating from Harvard College, he started working at the Village Voice, where he wrote reviews of television, books, and music.

    His first novel, ...more

    If you enjoyed The Underground Railroad,
    try Yonder by Jabari Asim
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    Thrity Umrigar

    In a powerful and moving essay, Thrity Umrigar explains the backstory to her 2022 novel, Honor

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    Christine Pride

    A conversation with Christine Pride and Jo Piazza about their co-authored book, We Are Not Like Them

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    Jo Piazza

    A Conversation with Christine Pride and Jo Piazza

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    Marie Benedict

    Marie Benedict's historical fiction sheds light on the lives of key historical women. Her recent books have explored the lives of Rosalind Franklin, whose work was central to unlocking the mystery of DNA structure; the mysterious disappearance of Agatha Christie; and Winston Churchill's wife, Lady Clementine.

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    Alison MacLeod

    Alison MacLeod discusses Tenderness, and how she saw the influence of Lady Chatterley's Lover in moving the twentieth century from war and censorship to sensuality and freedom.

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    Zack Smedley

    Author's Note on Tonight We Rule the World

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