Tag Archives: Andrea G.

Nonfiction to read alongside The Turner House

In 2017 Seattle Reads The Turner House, a novel about a large African-American family set in Detroit. We hope you’ve read it, or are planning to. Perhaps it has left you wanting to know more about the Great Migration of African-Americans … Continue reading

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Seattle Reads The Turner House: Fiction to Read Next

In 2017 Seattle Reads The Turner House by Angela Flournoy. Set in Detroit in 2008, post-economic crash, we meet the Turner family as the 13 adult siblings must decide what to do with their family home, worth only 1/10 of its … Continue reading

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Fiction new book round-up – April 2017

Looking for a new novel to read? Here is a selection of fiction being published in April 2017.

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Bringing Women’s Stories to Life

For Women’s History Month this year, I’d like to highlight the way fiction can take a real person’s life and help fill in the gaps about what we historically know, using imagination in order to bring that person’s story back. … Continue reading

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New book round-up – March 2017

Looking for something new? Here is a selection of books being published in March 2017.

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Intriguing Latin American Fiction

Only about three percent of all books published in the United States are works in translation, and many of those books don’t necessarily garner a lot of mainstream press. As part of our ongoing series highlighting intriguing international fiction, here … Continue reading

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Publishing new book round-up – February 2017

Looking for something new? Here is a selection of books being published in February 2017. 2/7 – The Book of Hygge by Louisa Brits – another book about the Danish phenomenon that promotes coziness, comfort and connection, from the happiest people on … Continue reading

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