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2010 Stories by Rhena Tantisunthorn

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  • Big Bang Book Club: Why Does e=mc2? (And Why Should We Care)

    published August 11, 2010

    I have been rightfully called a "nerd" on many occasions and in reference to many of my passions. No one, however, has ever made the mistake of... More >>

  • Ira Sukrungruang

    published July 28, 2010

    In his memoir, Talk Thai: The Adventures of Buddhist Boy (University of Missouri Press), Ira Sukrungruang suffers in ways that only the... More >>

  • Michelle Hoover

    published July 21, 2010

    Enidina Current and Mary Morrow, the two main characters in Michelle Hoover's beautiful debut novel, The Quickening (Other Press), tell... More >>

  • Vendela Vida

    published July 14, 2010

    Yvonne, the main character in Vendela Vida's latest novel, The Lovers (Ecco), is newly widowed and on a trip to Turkey, where she and her... More >>

  • Books & Bars

    published June 30, 2010

    Lev Grossman's The Magicians (Viking) was written for adults who grew up on a steady diet of fantastical worlds featuring gateway... More >>

  • Bonnie Blodgett

    published June 16, 2010

    Under the late evening buzz of a few glasses of wine, a friend of mine often asks people, "If you had to lose one of your five senses, what sense... More >>

  • Justin Cronin

    published June 9, 2010

    It's possible that we're still in the midst of our end-of-Lost letdown, but The Passage (Ballantine Books) holds shadows of the... More >>

  • Downtown Lowdown: History Pub Crawl

    published June 3, 2010

    Booze and history, together at last. If you take pride in knowing that a 1922 issue of Collier's Weekly ranked San Francisco and St. Paul... More >>

  • Kidder Kaper

    published May 19, 2010

    Sex is Fun (Avery), a new manual from the mind of Kidder Kaper, an online-sex-game-developer-cum-podcast-host-cum-sex-guru, is a fully... More >>

  • Jean Kwok

    published May 5, 2010

    Jean Kwok's debut novel, Girl in Translation (Riverhead Books), chronicles the life of 11-year-old Kimberly Chang as she negotiates her... More >>

  • Talk of the Stacks: Anchee Min

    published April 28, 2010

    Pearl of China (Bloomsbury), Anchee Min's latest novel, is a fictional account of the life of Pearl S. Buck, the daughter of an American... More >>

  • Alexander McCall Smith

    published April 21, 2010

    While Alexander McCall Smith is the mind behind many fictional series (including The 44 Scotland Street series, The Isabel... More >>

  • John Jodzio

    published March 17, 2010

    There's something at once sadistically depressing and jarringly hopeful about those signs on the side of the highway in the no-man's land between... More >>

  • Café Scientifique: Food Safety and Food Defense

    published March 10, 2010

    Remember back in 2006 when E. coli rampaged through spinach supplies, leaving us leafy green-less and Popeye a little weaker? Or last year when a... More >>

  • Jana Laiz

    published March 10, 2010

    Jana Laiz's Weeping Under This Same Moon (Crow Flies Press), a fictionalized account of a true story, follows two teenage girls whose... More >>

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