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1. What We're Reading in April
Books Editor Kristofer Collins reviews "Unlucky 21: The Saddest Stories and Games in Pittsburgh Sports History," Wicked Pittsburgh" and Alternate Histories' "Pittsburgh in Olden Times."
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2. What We're Reading in May
Books Editor Kristofer Collins reviews "Appalachia North" by Matthew Ferrence and "Shale Play: Poems and Photographs from the Fracking Fields."
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3. Local Poet's Debut Collection Akin to Atmospheric Horror Film
Margaret Bashaar's poems offer the reader a dark, dreamlike world in which issues of gender, sexuality and artistic enterprise are put under a sort of mad scientist’s microscope.
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4. Best of the 'Burgh 2016: Food & Drink
Our editors' FRESH TAKES on our favorite Pittsburgh things, including the best place to find a dream of an ice cream cone and where to order a decadent cake for breakfast.
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5. 'The Ones Who Hit the Hardest'
It’s fascinating to revisit a time when the Steelers and Cowboys rivalry was at its fever pitch.
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6. How Pittsburgh's Authors and Small Presses are Flourishing
While some fear what the future brings for books, it’s plainly evident that by embracing new capabilities, local writers have all the tools to succeed.
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7. 'The Archipelago: A Balkan Passage' article 100 %
8. Undercover: ‘The ’63 Steelers'
Rudy Dicks’ latest work is a welcome addition to Steelers literature — a book that focuses on the dark-horse could-have-beens of the pre-Super Bowl era.
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9. Braddock Avenue Books Celebrates First Birthday
The indie publishing house was founded a year ago with the intent of telling tales that examine the human condition.
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10. Book Reviews: A Famed Author's Final Years; Steamy Fairy Tale
Stewart O’Nan’s latest novel is a fictionalization of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s final years in California. Ellen A. Roth’s debut novella is about a brave woodsman and his love for a royal governess.
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11. Spotlight: A Visit to Pittsburgh's Three New Indie Bookstores
The recent opening of these bookstores makes a bookshop crawl a remarkably simple and worthy endeavor.
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12. Undercover: Lucy Leitner's 'Working Stiffs'
Shaun of the Dead meets East Carson Street in this fun zombie apocalypse horror/comedy novel.
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13. Undercover: 'This Creature Fair'
This work by music writer and novelist Wayne Wise actually covers music fandom and the price genius artists often pay.
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14. Undercover: What We're Reading in June
Reviews of “I”: New and Selected Poems by Toi Derricotte and Regular Hauntings: New and Previous Poems by Gerald Costanzo.
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15. Undercover: What We're Reading in June
Reviews of Smoketown: The Untold Story of the Other Great Black Renaissance by Mark Whitaker and Abandoned Pittsburgh: Steel and Shadows by Chuck Beard
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16. 'Second Suburb' and 'No Water'
Two recent releases question the legacy of the suburbs to American society.
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17. Best of the 'Burgh 2016: Arts & Culture
Our editors' FRESH TAKES on our favorite Pittsburgh things, including the best place to develop a comic book obsession, where to go to make your own glassware and a Tour de Force improv act.
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18. What We're Reading in February
Reviews of two books that explore in fine emotional detail the relationships among blood relatives.
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19. Undercover: 'A Man Above Reproach'
Evelyn Pryce crafts a thoroughly rousing tale with crackling dialogue — the sort that would not be out of place in an old episode of “Moonlighting.”
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20. Undercover: ‘The Garden’
This work of poetry "is an hallucinatory origin myth that pokes and prods at the subversiveness of a language."
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