Books: A literary woman with a hidden past

Hi, I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg with our weekly newsletter. THE BIG STORY This week we’ve dedicated all of our print pages to a single story that tells the tale of Anna March, a writer who came to L.A. with a hidden past. Written by reporter Melissa Chadburn and me, the article is online now... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Tokens' hidden book brainteaser returns

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Free e-book: Hidden Words Hidden Worlds

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[ British Council global | 2019-09-10 08:55:33 UTC ]
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[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For Literary Novelists the Past Is Pressing

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