Leah Hager Cohen answers the Newtonville Books Questionnaire

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Leah Hager Cohen's most recent novel is The Grief of Others --Name a childhood hero. Woody Guthrie --Name a work you wish you’d written. The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren, by Iona and Peter Opie --If you had to order your work by how successfully you tend to complete what you set out to accomplish, what would that list look … [Read more...]

Anna Solomon answers the Newtonville Books Questionnaire

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Anna Solomon is the author of The Little Bride --Name a childhood hero. Pippi Longstocking --Name a work you wish you’d written. Housekeeping, by Marilynne Robinson --Name a writer in history of whom you would like to have been a contemporary of and why. John Cheever. I’d like to ask him what it was like to be of so many … [Read more...]

John Dalton answers the Newtonville Books Questionnaire

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John Dalton is the author of The Inverted Forest and Heaven Lake. --Name a childhood hero. The Swiss Family Robinson (Disney version) --Name a work you wish you’d written. Kazuo Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go (though I’m greedy / foolish enough to want to write it my way… in the third person). --If you had to order … [Read more...]