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Art Works Podcast: Tim O’Brien

November 10, 2011 By Josephine Reed Tim O’Brien, (l) in Vietnam and (r) today. Both photos courtesy of the author This week’s podcast is a conversation with writer Tim O’Brien about his 1990 novel The Things They Carried, which is a Big Read selection. Although O’Brien is a veteran who served in Vietnam, The Things […]

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Congratulations to Our Big Read Grantees

July 7, 2011 Washington, DC “Read” by flickr user markhillary The 2011-2012 Big Read grantees were announced this morning, which means it’s time to start gearing up for our sixth season of the program. As always, we look forward to seeing how our 76 grant recipients will use creative new ways to engage their communities […]

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