A Student, a Divided Town, and the Long Road to Forgiveness
In many books, the Jim Crow era is mediated through the sensibilities of white people. Jim Auchmutey shrewdly avoids this.
The setup sounds like a medieval soap opera. But Robyn Cadwallader knows far too much about the 13th century to write an anachronistic romance.
Fiction writer Ron Rash
“I am fascinated by the war between what is best in our natures and what is worst.”
Ron Rash’s stories emerge from the Smoky Mountains, where his protagonists often reach for a mystery beyond their own understanding.
The Murder of Joseph Smith and the Fate of the Mormon Church
There are no heroes in Alex Beam’s tale of the killing of Mormon founder Joseph Smith.
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