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Summer 2014

“She regrets not what was, but what should have been, could have been.” —Marie NDiaye's self-portrait in green; Roxane Gay at war; Edward Carey on seeing and being seen; Rachel Farbiarz and Stefania Heim on Memorial Hill; new fiction by Jensen Beach, Elizabeth Gaffney, and J. Robert Lennon; poems by Camille Rankine, Craig Morgan Teicher, Marina Tsvetaeva, and others; and introducing Jamel Brinkley.

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Loitering at the BPL

Brooklyn, NY | November 15

Charles D'Ambrosio and Leslie Jamison will discuss compassion, empathy, and the art of the essay at the Brooklyn Public Library. Jamison is the bestselling author of The Empathy Exams, which won the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize. D'Ambrosio's latest book, Loitering, is out this month from Tin House Books.


Peter Stamm

We're Flying | APS 16

"All the parents knew Dominic, because he was usually already there in the morning when they dropped off their own children and still there when they picked them up at night."

Peter Stamm's latest novel,All Days Are Night, is out November 4th from Other Press.

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J. Robert Lennon

A Stormy Evening | APS 21

In this story from APS 21,
J. Robert Lennon transports us to the Buck Snort Restaurant, where disaster is brewing. Lennon's latest collection, See You in Paradise: Stories, is out November 4th from Graywolf Press.

See You in Paradise: Stories
J. Robert Lennon See You in Paradise: Stories
All Days are Night
Peter Stamm All Days are Night
Heap House
Edward Carey Heap House
Lila: a Novel
Marilynne Robinson Lila: a Novel

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