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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.

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