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Fiction and Film for French Historians: Death in the Belle Epoque (New Book Reviews)

Fiction and Film for French Historians: A Cultural Bulletin reviews Cezanne’s Quarry, The Blood of Lorraine and The Missing Italian Girl.

Found in The Buzz, “Charles Sowerwine, University of Melbourne/LaTrobe University, discusses Barbara Corrado Pope’s trilogy of Belle Epoque mysteries, published between 2008 and 2013. Pope draws upon her long career as a historian to infuse her novels with a strong sense of the social and cultural issues of the era.”

You can read “The Buzz ” reviews here: http://h-france.net/fffh/the-buzz/death-in-the-belle-epoque-barbara-corrado-popes-trilogy-of-mysteries/ Continue reading

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International Women’s Day, Feminism and Social Class

Interview/ International Women’s Day #IWD talks feminism, women’s studies, social class, writing fiction and the strong women in ‘The Missing Italian Girl,’ including real-life investigative reporter Caroline Rémy de Guebhard (a/k/a Séverine) Continue reading

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Congratulations to all the finalists for the Oregon Book Awards

Congratulations to all the finalists for the Oregon Book Awards.
Ursula LeGuin, Diane Abu-Jaber, Chang-rae Lee, Tracy Daugherty, and Cai Emmons. This will be my very first Awards Ceremony, and whatever happens, it will be fun. Debra Gwartney is also nominated in the category of Creative Non-Fiction for her searing memoir about her relationship with her elder daughters called Live Through This. Despite the fact that I wrote about imaginary murders and she told the very real tale of runaway kids, we will find a way to kick up our heels. Continue reading

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