Chapter 16
A Community of Tennessee Writers, Readers & Passersby

Billy Kilgore

A Murder on Campus

The psychology of deception takes center stage in R.J. Jacobs’ new thriller

R.J. Jacobs’ This Is How We End Things delivers a twisting, turning grad school murder mystery.

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A Knock-Down-the-Front-Door Kind of Guy

Alan Gratz enters the Marvel Universe with Captain America: The Ghost Army

Captain America’s legacy creates high expectations. Writers who tell the story of the iconic superhero must respect over 80 years of comic book history, and Alan Gratz, known for his award-winning novels for young readers, rises to the challenge with Captain America: The Ghost Army.

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The Goodness of the Game

Ryan McGee’s memoir takes us behind the scenes of Minor League Baseball

In Welcome to the Circus of Baseball, sportswriter Ryan McGee recalls his summer as an intern for the minor league Asheville Tourists.

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Making a Mess With Words

I’ve learned a lot while reading with my son

It dawned on me that I have neglected words. I’ve treated them as a means to an end, nothing more. That realization is just one of the lessons Henry led me to. Reading with a child, I’ve discovered, is a continual learning experience for everyone involved.

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