The Beast Within: An Interview with Rachel Yoder, Author of the Debut Novel “Nightbitch”

An interview with Rachel Yoder regarding her debut novel, “Nightbitch.”

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Ambiguous Meaning of Survival in “Afterparties”

The question of identity is central to each of the nine hard-hitting yet remarkably touching stories in Anthony Veasna So’s debut collection, “Afterparties.”

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“Fight Songs” Explores the South’s History of Racism and its Relationship to Sports

A review of Ed Southern’s new book, “Fight Songs: A Story of Love and Sports in a Complicated South.”

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Big Cats, Bigger Questions: The Lions and Legal Dilemmas of “Pride of Eden”

A review of Taylor Brown’s novel, “Pride of Eden.”

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“The Blue Line Down” Is a Tale of New Beginnings

Maris Lawyer’s debut novel, “The Blue Line Down,” is set in 1920s Appalachia, featuring coal miners, union busters, and bootleggers.

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Robots, Rabbits, and Revelations: “The Age of Discovery” Is Defined by Its Strangeness

A review of Becky Hagenston’s new collection of short stories, “The Age of Discovery.”

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Flawed People Worth Caring About in “If or When I Call”

Will Johnson’s debut novel, “If or When I Call,” is set in a small Missouri town full of people who are born into and never quite escape from the hand-to-mouth existence of the rural South.

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