Kevin Powers on his influences, favorite books, & more

Kevin Powers' first book, The Yellow Birds, won the Pen/Hemingway prize for first book and was a finalist for the National Book Award for fiction. Powers' new novel, A Shout in the Ruins, weaves together stories that span over a century of life in the post-Civil War South. Kevin Powers was kind enough to answer our questions ahead of … Continue reading Kevin Powers on his influences, favorite books, & more

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HC FICTION The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud Nora Eldridge, an elementary school teacher in Cambridge, Massachusetts, long ago compromised her dream to be a successful artist, mother and lover. She has instead become the “woman upstairs,” a reliable friend and neighbor always on the fringe of others’ achievements. Then into her life arrives the … Continue reading New Releases

What Booksellers & Authors Are Saying About THE YELLOW BIRDS

What independent booksellers & authors are saying about The Yellow Birds, from Kevin Powers' website & a mailer we received from the publisher:“The story itself, a young man taking on the unfathomable responsibility of looking out for the safety and welfare of a fellow solder, is wrenching. What makes the book truly remarkable, though, is … Continue reading What Booksellers & Authors Are Saying About THE YELLOW BIRDS