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Novelist Beverly Lowry looks back at Cormac McCarthy’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Road, on its tenth anniversary
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
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
A brother’s recklessness decimates his siblings’ inheritance in Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney’s The Nest
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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