• Read An Excerpt From The Year Of The Return

    Read An Excerpt From The Year Of The Return0

    The Year of the Return by Nathaniel Popkin is a vivid story of families trying to reconnect with and support each other through trauma and loss, and a meditation on the possibility of moving on to a better future. Here is an exclusive excerpt from the novel. Prologue: The Lebanon Arms Harry Silk You’re asking

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  • 5 Novels About Vietnam Veterans

    5 Novels About Vietnam Veterans0

    These powerful novels about Vietnam veterans explore the changed lives of American soldiers who served during the Vietnam War. 1. The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien “A classic work of American literature that has not stopped changing minds and lives since it burst onto the literary scene, The Things They Carried is a ground-breaking

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  • Interview With Nathaniel Popkin, Author Of The Year Of The Return

    Interview With Nathaniel Popkin, Author Of The Year Of The Return0

    Set against the backdrop of 1976 Philadelphia, The Year of the Return follows the path of two families, the Jewish Silks and African American Johnsons, as they are first united by marriage and then by grief, turmoil, and the difficult task of trying to live in an America failing to live up to its ideals.

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  • 5 Novels About Interracial Families And Relationships

    5 Novels About Interracial Families And Relationships0

    These 5 novels about interracial families and relationships show that love has no color. 1. NW by Zadie Smith “Set in northwest London, Zadie Smith’s brilliant tragicomic novel follows four locals—Leah, Natalie, Felix, and Nathan—as they try to make adult lives outside of Caldwell, the council estate of their childhood. In private houses and public

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