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Q&A with author Katherine Boo, a Ten Evenings Author appearing on Mon., Oct. 22

Q&A with author Katherine Boo, a Ten Evenings Author appearing on Mon., Oct. 22

"Listening deeply and investigating patterns of injustice from the bottom up will at least bring a few drops of water to a very dry lake."

North Side tours for bibliophiles

City Books’ owner leads “Art & Literature in Old Allegheny, 1830-1920,” featuring landmarks connected to local luminaries such as Gertrude Stein and Martha Graham

Authors Anita Sarkeesian and Ebony Adams speak at Carnegie Lecture Hall on Oct. 3

"[History] diminishes or elides the accomplishments of anyone who doesn’t fit the standard model of who we’ve been taught are the real heroes, great thinkers, or artists"

Local poet addresses mental health with self-published book of poems

Just keep swimming

Chuck Kinder still dreams in Pittsburgh

The iconic of Pittsburgh's novelist is back with a poetry collection, Hot Jewels

Joyce Carol Oates on ethical compromise in literature, fantasy, and Twitter

"I think of Twitter as two-fold: it’s a source of constant information, linking us with others; and it is a means of expression, also constant, fleeting, impermanent."

Fall Book Preview

Cozy up with these new fall releases

Rege Behe’s PGH Pages: Baby Teeth breaks Zoje Stage

Squirrel Hill author’s star rises with novel about creepy children’s character.

Rocky Bleier's Fighting Back gets a reissue, with help from Gene Collier and Alejandro Villanueva

Proceeds from sales of the book will benefit a new campaign, Fighting Back for Veterans

Rege Behe’s PGH Pages: Chatham’s Sherrie Flick relishes teaching

“I never feel isolated in the classroom. There’s a great, vibrant energy, and exchange of knowledge that keeps me buoyed up on bad writing days.”

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