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Chapter 16 is a digital language & literature program of Humanities Tennessee

Executive Director:
Tim Henderson

Director of Literature & Language Programs:
Serenity Gerbman

Margaret Renkl

Wayne Christeson

Photography Editor:
Mary Emily Vatt

Contributing Writers: Tracy Barrett, Ralph Bowden, Maria Browning, Peggy Burch, Tina Chambers, Emily Choate, Erica Ciccarone, Julie Danielson, Susannah Felts, Randy Fox, Liz Garrigan, Aram Goudsouzian, Faye Jones, Sean Kinch, Peter Kuryla, Kathryn Leache, Paul McCoy, Sarah Norris, Charlotte Pence, Lyda Phillips, Clay Risen, Chris Scott, Ed Tarkington, Michael Ray Taylor, Stephen Usery, Beth Waltemath, Nicki Pendleton Wood, Erica Wright

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Each the Other’s World Entire

Novelist Beverly Lowry looks back at Cormac McCarthy’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Road, on its tenth anniversary

by Beverly Lowry

June 24, 2016 In the sixth of a ten-essay series commemorating the centennial year of the Pulitzer Prizes, Memphis native Beverly Lowry celebrates the narrative voice and original prose in Cormac McCarthy’s The Road, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2007.

Published Friday, 24 June 2016

Black Op

Graphic violence pervades every page of Joshua Hood’s new Search and Destroy thriller

by Ralph Bowden

June 23, 2016 Independent, often misunderstood, and fiercely loyal Mason Kane returns in Warning Order, Joshua Hood’s second military-spy thriller. Hood will launch the novel at The Booksellers at Laurelwood in Memphis on June 30, 2016, at 6:30 p.m.

Published Thursday, 23 June 2016

Hornet’s Nest

A brother’s recklessness decimates his siblings’ inheritance in Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney’s The Nest

by Kathryn Justice Leache

June 22, 2016 In Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney’s The Nest, four middle-aged siblings allow the promise of a future windfall to wreak havoc on their lives. Sweeney will discuss her debut novel at Parnassus Books in Nashville on June 23, 2016, at 6:30 p.m.

Published Wednesday, 22 June 2016

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