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Michael Franzen's 'The Corrections' quite simply is an amazing novel about family trauma.
To the Moon, Alice!
Ralph and Norton try their hands at, er, writing.
Several public art project are in the works for drivers (and, gasp, pedestrians) to admire.
New stories by Barry Lopez chart inner environments.
A curmudgeon swims in the deep waters of the soul.
Sisters Are Doin' It
Evil battles good in Regina McBride's debut novel.
"Dirty Havana Trilogy" is an intricate, frustrating, fascinating puzzle.
Rita Ciresi explores her dreams in her latest.
Birth of a Nation
Even an emerging utopia can't erase the past.
In the Red
Mildred Harnack's involvement in the Red Orchestra earned her the distinction of being the only American woman to be executed by Hitler.
'Cherry' On Top
Mary Karr's second memoir is a superb blend of poetry and autobiography.
Annes Across the Sea
Perrin Ireland's first novel centers around tragedy and catharsis.
Behind The Curtain
"The Lily Theatre" offers a glimpse of China during the Cultural Revolution.
Denis Johnson's latest confronts the loss that comes of living.
Garden of Delight
Two strong Southwestern voices grace the botanical gardens.
Barbara Kingsolver's new novel fights for life and love in the natural world.
In The Flesh
Being Dead explores death to a new extreme.
Elizabeth Evans reads from her newest novel.
"Rowing In Eden" captures the nuances of growing up normally.
Another of Atkinson's unforgettable dysfunctional families.
Jim Paul guides the UA Poetry Center into new territory.
Marriage À La Mode
Diane Johnson walks down the aisle with another comedy of Franco-American manners.
Charles Baxter's latest novel is testament to the illusory nature of love.
Two takes on the late Richard Brautigan.