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Horse Latitudes

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Its characters trample through lands on the brink of madness in search of something certain; its images are violent, heartbreaking, and starkly real. Morris Collins’s "Horse Latitudes" is a historically attuned novel for a world that... Read More

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We Are Family

by Michelle Anne Schingler

“How the hell do you start a letter to the UN?” If you’re Al Santamaria, you do it with the absolute conviction that your entreaty for their recognition of your family’s estate will be heard and respected—because you are a... Read More

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Time's Up!

by Matt Sutherland

George Washington and Thomas Jefferson owned slaves and slept around. Whether those not-so-small peccadilloes take away from their role in forming this country is a matter of debate. But the larger point is that no one escapes this life... Read More

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Sakepedia

by Matt Sutherland

It is easy to forget that as recently as twenty-five years ago, America’s drinking habits were anything but crafty and adventurous. We were a Bud country, we liked our cocktails old-school, and the little wine we drank was of the Gallo... Read More

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Sudden Spring

by Barry Silverstein

Part of what makes "Sudden Spring" so compelling is that Rick Van Noy is not a scientist who studies climate change; rather, he writes from the perspective of a curious, concerned citizen who wants to understand its impact. With a... Read More

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Penguin Days

by Rebecca Monterusso

A lighthearted story, "Penguin Days" follows Lauren, who is on the autism spectrum. She sometimes misreads social cues, like not understanding why others laugh; she is not always included in groups. Still, Lauren is a rambunctious... Read More

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