NonFiction


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Marrow for Marrow: Nonfiction by Anna Moorhouse

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In the hospital, a few weeks before my grandmother died, she stopped speaking English. It was only French from then on, in whispers, through a ventilator mask. Colombe had never been a confident student of the English language, wading in only reluctantly after moving with her husband, my grandfather, across the country. Jacques worked in…

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Moving West: An NYC Gallery’s Journey to L.A.

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If you’re a contemporary art-lover and have been to New York City, it’s possible you have yet to discover Garis & Hahn gallery. Founded in 2013 and located in the heart of the Bowery, the “gallery-cum-Kunsthalle” engages niche and wide communities alike with diverse and conversational contemporary art. For the first time, the gallery is…

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There You Are: Nonfiction by Linda Hutchison

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Never the same. Endless days of sun, nights of blood-orange sunsets. Some mornings new and rosy, some muted. Days of drought, wildfires, parched and shifting earth. Dark days of fog, rain and sliding hillsides. Crowded, curlicue freeways, deep and coyote-filled canyons. Disappearing cottages. Rising prices, mansions.   Dreams as big as the ocean, christened by…

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A Drink of History: Nonfiction by Robert Joe Stout

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Seeing them anchored in Mexico City’s touristy Centro Historico I wanted to cry. Pulquerìas de la moda. Clean, smart, yuppie. Customers in button-down collars, shiny alligator boots. Trim-waisted women in tailored slacks. Bartenders accustomed to serving politicians, German tourists. Not the way they were during my student years in then less-than-respectable Colonia Escandòn. And not…

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