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What You Missed On 8/18

What Makes for Good Reportage?
Granta editor Rosalind Porter discusses the new issue of the legendary lit-journal, including an explanation of reportage

Origins of Fiction
Guest blogger Jessica Anthony tries to answer the elusive question "Where on earth did The Convalescent come from?"

Book News for Tuesday, August 18, 2009
A Twilight vampire likes Powell's, more than you wanted to know about William Golding, and more

Stolen Youth
The Nation reviews Dancing to the Precipice: The Life of Lucie de La Tour Du Pin, Eyewitness to an Era by Caroline Moorehead

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Books mentioned in this post

  1. The Convalescent Used Hardcover $6.50
  2. Dancing to the Precipice: The Life... Used Hardcover $22.00



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