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September 26, 2007

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Reading Roundup

Today at work, I convened a tiny confab of colleagues for an inaugural, bimonthly, lunchtime essay-reading series. We kicked it off with the National Magazine Award-winning essay Russell and Mary, by Michael Donohue, a work he apparently spent five years putting together.

Blog_Little_Rock_Nine.jpgKevin Drum linked this Vanity Fair piece tracing the last 50 years of the life of the two women depicted in this sad photograph, taken at the integration of a school in Little Rock, Arkansas.

I’ve been enjoying the blog Nonfiction Readers Anonymous for its choice snippets of random tomes.

All Aunt Hagar’s Children is finally out in paperback.

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Posted September 26, 2007 at 7:32 | Comments (0) | Permasnark
File under: Books, Writing & Such, Briefly Noted
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