• National Book Award Winner is a Win After reading Kevin Powers’ THE YELLOW BIRDS, we weren’t sure that anything could top our 2012 reading list. While reading it, we were blown away by the language and sheer power of the story. And then BAM. Just like that Louise Erdrich was nominated alongside Kevin Powers for the National Book Award. When Erdrich’s THE […] Verbal Vixen 0 Comments January 17, 2013
  • The Most Important Book of the Decade? Today, I finished what history may eventually deem to be one of the most important books of our time. The last decade has been one of dramatic upheaval filled with times of immense sorrow, fear, panic, anger, and strife. Our lives changed, as a nation and as a world, on September 11th, 2001. On that […] Verbal Vixen 0 Comments October 23, 2012
  • Five September Book Releases to Watch NW by Zadie Smith, September 4, 2012 Penguin Press writes: “This is the story of a city. The northwest corner of a city. Here you’ll find guests and hosts, those with power and those without it, people who live somewhere special and others who live nowhere at all.  And many people in between… Depicting the modern urban […] Verbal Vixen 0 Comments August 31, 2012