The Necessity of Empathy in Lee Cole’s Groundskeeping

A review of Lee Cole’s Groundskeeping, a debut novel that captures the struggle between loving and accepting those close to you while not accepting all of their beliefs or choices.

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“Writing Close to the Bone”: an Interview with Steve Yarbrough

An interview with author Steve Yarbrough about his latest novel, “Stay Gone Days”

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Opulence and Fragility in “The Tobacco Wives”

With the smoldering edge of a mint-flavored cigarette, Adele Myers’ novel, “The Tobacco Wives,” not only lights the spark of the women’s movement in a small, Southern town but shines a light into the secrets of the tobacco industry.

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Adolescent Adventure, Social Justice, and the Twists and Turns of “Diamond Park”

A review of Phillippe Diederich’s book, “Diamond Park.”

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Examining White Supremacy in “The Truth About White Lies”

A review of Olivia A. Cole’s “The Truth About White Lies”

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“Out Front the Following Sea” Features a Different Kind of Heroine

A review of Leah Angstman’s book, “Out Front the Following Sea.”

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“Manywhere”: Stories in Search of Self

A review of Morgan Thomas’s “Manywhere,” a story collection that has characters investigating identity across time and place.

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