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Richard Russo – a Pulitzer Prize-winning author known for his long-form works – has published a new book of four short stories called “Trajectory.”

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In an interview with "City Lights" host Lois Reitzes, the author spoke about the challenge of writing short stories, working with actor Paul Newman and the over-arching themes of “Trajectory,” including self-evaluation:

Lou Abercrombie

The new novel "Everyone Brave Is Forgiven" examines love, loss and courage. The book begins in 1939 Britain, and it focuses on the intertwining lives of Mary, Alistair and Tom as they navigate brutal World War II.

Deborah Feingold

Alice Hoffman has written more than thirty works of fiction, including “The Marriage of Opposites,” “The Museum of Extraordinary Things” and “Practical Magic.” Her latest novel is called “Faithful.” In between appearances and signings around Atlanta, Hoffman stopped by WABE for an interview with Lois Reitzes on “City Lights.”

Georgia’s Literary History Has Much To Offer

Nov 10, 2016
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After visits to Mississippi and Alabama, travel contributor Kevin Benefield brings the last leg of his exploration of the “Literary South” home with a look at what Georgia has to offer.

“Georgia is ‘Gone With The Wind’ country,” Benefield explains, referencing the Pulitzer Prize winning novel written by Margaret Mitchell.

So, the first stop on Benefield’s trip is the Margaret Mitchell House in Midtown. The ground floor apartment, where Mitchell wrote her famous novel, includes a look at how she lived while writing "Gone With The Wind."

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Thomas Mullen’s biography opens with the confession that while his neighbors near downtown Atlanta “suspect not a thing, he commits murders, spins wildly convoluted conspiracy theories, travels through time, [and] reinvents the past.”