Tag Archives: Ron Rash

How The Light Gets In

Gordon Parks I Am You

The times are about to get darker—which calls for resistance and well-conceived dissidence.

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Is Obama Dissing Indie Bookstores?: Monday’s Margins

Serena movie still with Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper

Is Obama dissing indie bookstores? Why is self-publishing still scorned by literary awards? Why should anyone make words in the age of the image?

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Tragic Stories About Children, Nothing Gold Can Stay: Monday’s Margins

Fall in the Smokey Mountains

Notes on new books from Ron Rash and Emily Rapp, plus a well-deserved award nomination for a memoir.

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10 Best Books I Didn’t Read in 2012

The top ten books that I didn’t read this year include Hitchens’ Mortality, Ron Rash’s The Cove, and Junot Diaz’s This Is How You Lose Her.

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What We’re Electing to Read in November 2012

Books We're Reading this November

Books we’re reading this November include a Leonard Cohen biography by Sylvie Simmons, The Headmaster’s Wager by Vincent Lam, On Christian Contemplation by Thomas Merton, Both Flesh and Not by DFW, Jess Walter’s Beautiful Ruins, Best American Short Stories 2012, A Good Fall by Ha Jin, and many other titles.

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Oktobookfest: What We’re Reading, October 2012

The Voice is All Jack Kerouac cover

The Identity Theory Staff Reading List for this month includes books on Yoko Ono and Jack Kerouac, new efforts from Martin Amis and Naomi Wolf, the latest issue of Granta, and much more.

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