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At the end, a rumination on a daughter’s complex relationship with her adoptive father

In this excerpt from "Bitterroot," American Indian author Susan Devan Harness explores powerful emotions as childhood memories frame her dad's final days

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An American aid worker in WWI Belgium struggles to maintain neutrality as German deportations devastate town

In this excerpt from Jeffrey B. Miller's "WWI Crusaders," the author sets the stage for the brutality of the German occupation and the challenges ahead for a group of Americans seeking to save millions from starvation

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An inheritance of diaries and documents led to a 10-year journey that produced “WWI Crusaders”

Author Jeffrey B. Miller's grandparents played important roles in an underappreciated chapter of World War I history, as U.S. aid workers helped avert mass starvation in Belgium

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Amid tipsy Santas and smartphones, author saw need for urgent message on dealing with disaster

In the way we've dealt with previous disasters, L.S. Gardiner sees a way forward in dealing with climate change

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In “Tales from an Uncertain World” excerpt, author explores the boundaries of understanding

Science educator L.S. Gardiner's book about climate change begins with an explanation of how we process what we know, and what we don't know

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A sibling adventure to a forbidden place — and the disconcerting aftermath of a disorienting storm

In "The Past Is Never," author Tiffany Quay Tyson spins a story that resonates with Southern Gothic tradition

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Fascination with legends, curses and ghost stories — and the truth behind them — inspired “The Past Is Never”

In an expansive interview, Tiffany Quay Tyson explores the power of place, a trip to the Everglades and wrestling with what to put in and leave out

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How the 2003 Iraq war led a Colorado author to write a novel about the War of 1812

What started as a short story for Colorado writer Nick Arvin grew, years later, into a full-blown adventure of a boy set loose in the world

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In wartime, a boy and a redcoat converge in an abandoned house and form an awkward alliance

In his novel "Mad Boy," author Nick Arvin introduces his young protagonist in a vivid encounter with a soldier -- and both have looting on their minds