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Suggested One Read: Flight Behavior

Novelist Barbara Kingsolver is known for using literary fiction to deliver social messages, and her book “Flight Behavior,” nominated for One Read 2014, is no exception with its focus on global warming. Dellarobia Turnbow is a discontent Tennessee farm wife engaging in … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

Like our last highlighted One Read recommendation, David Finkel’s “Thank You For Your Service,” “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” by Ben Fountain deals with soldiers returning from war. The books’ publisher describes this satirical novel as an exploration of “the gaping … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: The Rent Collector

We collected nominations for next year’s One Read book throughout November, and this month we are highlighting some of the titles your friends and neighbors suggested. We received one of our most heartfelt nominations for Camron Wright’s “The Rent Collector,” a … Continue reading

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Suggested One Read: The Round House

Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination for the 2014 One Read book! Nominations are now closed, but we will continue highlighting some of the suggested titles here throughout the month of December. One area reader highly recommends Louise … Continue reading

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