Archive - September 10, 2013

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Rave Reviews for Bob Shacochis (Eastern Caribbean1975-76)New Novel
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Rajeev Goyal (Nepal 2001-03) Wins 2013 Paul Cowan Non-Fiction Award

Rave Reviews for Bob Shacochis (Eastern Caribbean1975-76)New Novel

Weekend All Things Considered interview http://www.npr.org/2013/08/31/217228965/shacochis-spans-generations-in-the-woman-who-lost-her-soul Washington Post review http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/book-world-bob-shacochiss-relentlessly-captivating-the-woman-who-lost-her-soul/2013/09/03/1e0ab6a0-0df2-11e3-bdf6-e4fc677d94a1_story.html Entertainment Weekly Review – an A rating. http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20729334,00.html Boston Globe review http://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/books/2013/08/31/book-review-the-woman-who-lost-her-soul-bob-shacochis/lvikmZ3uBkuApNQXHe1JYN/story.html LA REVIEW OF BOOKS: A Conversation with Bob Shacochis https://lareviewofbooks.org/interview/maximum-bob-an-e-mail-conversation-with-bob-shacochis Tallahassee Democrat interview and review http://www.tallahassee.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/201308310200/LIVING/308310008 http://www.tallahassee.com/article/20130831/LIVING/308310007/-Woman-Who-Lost-Her-Soul-masterpiece Associated Press review: http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory/shacochis-back-woman-lost-soul-20214135 WFME Orlando – “Intersections” interview http://www.wmfe.org/site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=14985&news_iv_ctrl=1441 Miami Herald review http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/09/08/3607221/sex-lies-and-secrets-in-haiti.html Columbus Dispatch review http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/life_and_entertainment/2013/09/05/epic-untangles-roots-of-hatred.html

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Rajeev Goyal (Nepal 2001-03) Wins 2013 Paul Cowan Non-Fiction Award

FIRST GIVEN IN 1990, the Paul Cowan Non-Fiction Award was named to honor Paul Cowan, a Peace Corps Volunteer who served in Ecuador from 1966 to 1967. Cowan wrote  The Making of An Un-American about his experiences as a Volunteer in Latin America in the ’60s. A longtime activist and political writer for The Village Voice, Cowan died of leukemia in 1988. • The winner for 2013 Best Non-Fiction book published in 2012 is The Springs of Namje: A Ten-Year Journey from the Villages of Nepal to the Halls of Congress by Rajeev Goyal (Nepal 2001–03) published by Beacon Press in 2012. Beacon Press wrote about this book: A Peace Corps volunteer’s inspirational story about the power of small change In 2001, Peace Corps volunteer Rajeev Goyal was sent to Namje, a remote village in the eastern hills of Nepal. Brimming with idealism, he expected to find people living in . . .

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