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In her new book, “You, Me and the Violence,” Catherine Taylor uses the unexpected pairing of puppets and military drones to investigate deep questions about power, violence and what it means to be an engaged member of society.

“The book doesn’t have a single message or a single answer about what violence is or...

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Best-selling author and Ithaca College writing professor Eleanor Henderson is out with her second novel — “The Twelve-Mile Straight” — an epic story about family, race, inequality and heredity set in rural Georgia during the years of the Depression,...

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ITHACA, NY — An exciting array of visiting writers will take part in three days of readings, panel discussions and other events during the New Voices Festival, hosted by Ithaca College April 22–24. All of the events are free and open to the public.

The festival brings writers at the beginning stages of burgeoning literary careers to share fiction, poetry, plays,...

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ITHACA, NY — American Book Award winner Julia Glass will read from her work at Ithaca College on Tuesday, April 7. Free and open to the public, the reading will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Clark Lounge, Egbert Hall.

Glass’s debut novel, “Three Junes,” won the 2002 National Book Award for Fiction. Her other books include “And the Dark Sacred Night,”...

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ITHACA, NY — Poet Li-Young Lee will give a free public reading at Ithaca College on Wednesday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m. in Klingenstein Lounge, Egbert Hall.

Lee won the American Book Award in 1995 for “The Winged Seed: A Remembrance,” a memoir of his family’s flight from China — where his...

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