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Contributing Writers: Ralph Bowden, Maria Browning, Wayne Christeson, Susannah Felts, Lacey Galbraith, Liz Garrigan, Paul V. Griffith, Faye Jones, Sean Kinch, Tina LoTufo, Paul McCoy, Fernanda Moore, Joe Nolan, Sarah Norris, Charlotte Pence, Anne Delana Reeves, Clay Risen, Chris Scott, Ed Tarkington, Michael Ray Taylor
In A Late Encounter with the Civil War, Michael Kreyling continues his exploration of collective memory
March 12, 2014 In A Late Encounter With the Civil War Vanderbilt English professor Michael Kreyling continues the examination of collective memory he began in 2010 with The South That Wasn’t There. By examining a variety of sources high and low, Kreyling argues persuasively that—channeling Faulkner’s famous aphorism—“The past is never dead—it’s not even past.” Michael Kreyling will introduce the James Franco film version of William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying at Vanderbilt University’s Sarratt Cinema on March 13, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.
Published Wednesday, 12 March 2014
Alan M. Clark digs into history and horror in The Door That Faced West
by Randy Fox
March 11, 2014 In his new novel, The Door That Faced West, author and illustrator Alan M. Clark digs into the history and horror of the early Tennessee wilderness. It’s a dark story that unearths an even darker landscape in the minds of his characters.
Published Tuesday, 11 March 2014
March 10, 2014 Kendra DeColo’s Thieves in the Afterlife was selected by Yusef Komunyakaa for the 2013 Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize. Her poems have appeared in Southern Indiana Review, Calyx, Best Indie Lit of New England, and elsewhere, and she has taught writing workshops in prisons, middle schools, and homeless shelters. DeColo will read from Thieves in the Afterlife at Parnassus Books in Nashville on March 12, 2014, at 6:30 p.m., and in Buttrick Hall, Room 102, on the Vanderbilt University campus in Nashville on March 20 at 7 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public.
Published Monday, 10 March 2014
The Seeker King: A Spiritual Biography of Elvis Presley
“Over fifty years ago, a talented young singer named Elvis Presley made one of his first appearances on my TV show in New York. Even then, I could see he had a very special presence. Here in this great new book, I feel like I got to know this complex and remarkable man even more than I did before. The Seeker King is a real gift for Elvis fans everywhere!”
--Joe Franklin, legendary broadcaster
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