by Edith Pearlman
Paperback, 373 pages, John F Blair Pub, List Price: $18.95 | purchase
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Presents a collection of short stories that focus on the trials and tribulations of a group of Northeasterners.
March 7, 2012 On Thursday evening, the National Book Critics Circle will announce the winners in the following categories: fiction, nonfiction, autobiography, biography, criticism and poetry. Browse the five fiction finalists.
November 16, 2011 On Tuesday evening in New York City, the finalists for the National Book Award gathered on the eve of the ceremony to share their work. Listen to the nominated authors read from five sober and splendid works of fiction.
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