Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

Akashic Books

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Nina Revoyr — Brooklyn Book Festival, Brooklyn, NY

“Spirit of California”: Three authors discuss their latest books and how the setting of California has influenced their work. Kathleen Alcott (America Was Hard to Find) and Pulitzer Prize finalist Laila Lalami (The Other Americans) both set their novels in the mojave desert, while Nina Revoyr (A Student of History) chooses Los Angeles. This group […]

Nina Revoyr — Miami Book Fair, Miami, FL

Susan Choi on Trust Exercise: A Novel, Nina Revoyr on A Student of History, and Janet Fitch on Chimes of a Lost Cathedral: A young Russian woman comes into her own in the midst of revolution and civil war in Janet Fitch’s Chimes of a Lost Cathedral. In her novel A Student of History, Nina […]


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