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“Grovel Well” and More Wisdom from Chuck Adams

1 Comment Photo credit – Jeffery Yamaguchi (@52projects) The amazing Chuck Adams accepted the Editor’s Award at Poet & Writers’ In Celebration of Writers dinner earlier this week in New York City.  He says he’s not a…

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Chuck Adams – editor par excellence

2 Comments 2 Comments Congratulations to our very own Chuck Adams, who is being honored tonight with the Editor’s Award at Poets & Writers’ annual dinner, In Celebration of Writers! Despite Chuck’s protests otherwise, there isn’t a more deserving…

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Julia Alvarez awarded Vermont Governor’s Award

No Comments No Comments Congratulations, Julia Alvarez! We’re delighted to announce that Julia Alvarez is the recipient of the Vermont Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts. Over the course of twenty years, Julia has published seven widely-acclaimed books…

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Publication Day: Lions of the West by Robert Morgan

No Comments No Comments Robert Morgan’s engrossing saga of the Westward Expansion, Lions of the West, is now available at your local bookstore. (Excerpt below.) Grab a copy today, pour yourself a mug of tea, and watch American history…

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Wicked Bugs: Amy Stewart in the BBC Gardening Blog

No Comments No Comments I generally don’t consider a bug that eats a plant to be wicked. Plants are, after all, the food supply for many insects; I’m hardly going to blame them for eating their dinner. No, a…

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Join the Conversation! Live Twitter Book Club Chat with Hillary Jordan

No Comments No Comments Hillary Jordan is now on Twitter! Her new novel, When She Woke, is a modern dystopian take on The Scarlet Letter and is the #1 Indie Next Pick for October. Follow Hillary (@Hillary_Jordan) and  join…

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Giveaway: Naomi Benaron’s Running the Rift

46 Comments 46 Comments Naomi Benaron’s riveting debut novel, Running the Rift (pub. date: January 17, 2012), chronicles the story of a gifted Rwandan boy, Jean Patrick Nkuba, from the day he knows that running will be his life…

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KIPP Schools in the New York Times

No Comments No Comments The New York Times Magazine just featured a fantastic article on KIPP Charter Schools. (Read the full article here.) We recently published Jay Mathew’s book Work Hard, Be Nice on the KIPP founders, Mike Feinberg…

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“10 Titles to Pick Up Now” in O: The Oprah Magazine

1 Comment 1 Comment Martha Southgate’s The Taste of Salt and Hillary Jordan’s When She Woke are featured in O: The Oprah Magazine‘s “10 Titles to Pick Up Now.” Thanks, Oprah!…

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The New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof on the Importance of Getting Outdoors

No Comments No Comments The New York Times‘ Nicholas Kristof is one of our favorite columnists. Each year he writes about his family’s backpacking vacation trips, reflecting on the importance of preserving our environment and experiencing nature. In all…

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