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Abraham Verghese’s Cutting for Stone takes yet another award

April 12, 2010 Abraham Verghese’s Cutting For Stone has been named the 2010 Book of the Year in the category of adult fiction. The award is given by the American…

Eleanor Ross Taylor Emerges

What’s new in Tennessee books—and at Chapter 16—on January 28, 2010

…of Tennessee writers: ~Cutting for Stone, by former Johnson City resident Abraham Verghese, has earned a spot on The Wall Street Journal‘s best-of list for 2009; ~Metropulse is running a…

All Across the Wide State

What’s new in Tennessee books—and at Chapter 16—on January 21, 2010

…well as an interview with the author, on February 4, in connection with Greene’s readings in Nashville and Memphis. Abraham Verghese honed his own gifts as a physician not far…

Capturing Presidents

In Nashville to accept the Nashville Public Library Literary Award, the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian talks with Chapter 16 about the past, the present, and the World Series

…Rivals, a Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Abraham Lincoln, which emphasized the way Lincoln led by drawing together his opponents. But bestselling historian Doris Kearns Goodwin has been influencing political leaders…