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‘True Grit’ is a modern classic, but it’s not the only great work by Charles Portis

I binge-read Portis’s books — “Norwood,” “The Dog of the South” and more. They offered just the lift I needed. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-11-24 12:00:00 UTC ]
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The Tenacious Constancy of The Merchant of Prato

Today, The Merchant of Prato is considered a “modern classic,” though it can’t have seemed very modern when it first appeared in 1957. Various books published that year had some kind of finger on the pulse—On the Road, Room at the Top, The Uses of Literacy—but a biography of a medieval Italian... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-20 08:48:18 UTC ]
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Costa Book of the Year Honor Goes to the Late Helen Dunmore

For a second time in its 46-year life, the Costa Book Award's chief honor is a posthumous award, the jury chair calling Helen Dunmore's 'Inside the Wave' poetry collection 'a modern classic...life affirming and uplifting.' The post Costa Book of the Year Honor Goes to the Late Helen Dunmore... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Once controversial, 'Heather Has Two Mommies' is now collectible

Now a modern classic, the children’s book “Heather Has Two Mommies” is the perfect Mother’s Day book, times two. “When the book first came out, we didn’t think it was going to become what it became,” its author, Lesléa Newman, explained by phone from Massachusetts. That’s because it almost didn’t... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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