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We continue our Open Book highlight with debut author Sam Graham-Felsen’s discussion of Green. A debut novel of race and privilege in America that you haven’t seen before: a coming-of-age story about a life-changing friendship, propelled by an exuberant, unforgettable voice. Infectiously funny and sharply honest in the face of injustice, Green is a wildly original […]

From the AuthorHolds AlertWhat We're Reading

Called “an inspiration” by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Homegoing is a novel of breathtaking sweep and emotional power that traces three hundred years in Ghana and along the way also becomes a truly great American novel. Extraordinary for its exquisite language, its implacable sorrow, its soaring beauty, and for its monumental portrait of the forces that shape families and nations, Homegoing […]

A must read book for the organic obsessed, the diet depressed, and the everyday food lover, who wants to separate nutritional sense from nonsense.  Library Journal recently had a Q&A with the author of AN APPLE A DAY, Dr. Joe Schwarcz. My favorite quote from the interview: “An overall balanced diet allows for a few […]

  Get a second helping of Literary Tastes Breakfast CHICAGO — Refresh your memories of jokes about Jewish mothers —or give yourself another chance to taste other choice morsels from the Literary Tastes Breakfast by viewing videos of the event  online at the RUSA website or downloading them for your iPod. Sponsored by HarperCollins, Random […]