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Booksellers Rock! Rob Dougherty, Clinton Book Shop

December 20, 2010 • No Comments

What books recently rocked my world: Nothing Left To Burn by Jay Varner (suck-up alert), Room by Emma Donoghue, Innocent Monster by Reed Farrel Coleman, and Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King.

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October 15, 2010

Detroit Diary The GLIBA trade show

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DETROIT DIARY
Morning BBQ, Bookstores in Airports, & Red Cowboy Boots:
Life on the road at GLIBA’s trade show
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Monday, October 7th, 10:48am:

On Friday, Algonquin has me all set to board a plane…

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September 23, 2010

Read This: Nothing Left To Burn Excerpt

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Jay Varner is on fire this week! (Sorry, we couldn’t resist … )
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Appearing at trade shows from New Jersey to Florida, being interviewed by the likes of Entertainment Weekly, The Nervous Breakdown, and…

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September 22, 2010

AN INTERVIEW WITH Jay Varner

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Jay Varner, author of the brilliant memoir Nothing Left to Burn, offers some insights on the origins of his memoir, the tricky business of writing about a small town, good books, and good music, as…

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September 21, 2010

nothing left to burn video trailer

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This week we’ll be featuring the beautiful, poignant, searing memoir┬áNothing Left to Burn by Jay Varner.
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One of our favorite authors, John Jeremiah Sullivan, wrote:
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“The son reports on fires for the…

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