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In The Alliance, Jolina Petersheim considers faith in a time of apocalypse
by Faye Jones
May 25, 2016 Jolina Petersheim’s latest novel The Alliance, explores what it means to be moral when the world ends as you know it. While no zombies roam rural Montana, the residents of the Old Order Mennonite community there must face some hard choices that put their faith and their lives to the test. Jolina Petersheim will discuss The Alliance at Parnassus Books in Nashville on June 3, 2016 at 6:30 p.m.
Published Wednesday, 25 May 2016
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by Sarah Carter
May 24, 2016 In Matthew Quick’s Every Exquisite Thing, teen Nanette O’Hare grapples with what looks a lot like a midlife crisis, though she’s a teenager. Quick will appear at Parnassus Books in Nashville on June 2, 2016, at 6:30 p.m.
Published Tuesday, 24 May 2016
Richard Russo returns with Everybody’s Fool, a sequel to one of his best-loved novels
May 23, 2016 With Everybody’s Fool, Richard Russo returns to North Bath, New York, stomping grounds of Donald “Sully” Sullivan, one of recent fiction’s most endearing heroes. In this sequel to Nobody’s Fool, the gang’s all back, ten years older but no less susceptible to the slings and arrows of hardscrabble life in Bath. Russo will give a free public reading at the Nashville Public Library on May 31, 2016, at 6:15 p.m.
Published Monday, 23 May 2016
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