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This Week in New Haven (August 13 – 19)

Academic and personal histories texture a week in which Jazz Age meets Jazz Week and indulgence meets endurance.

Monday, August 13
“During the long, hot summers of the late 1960s and 1970s, one man began a campaign to open some …

John Crowley in Conway, Massachusetts

A Wide, Trackless Space

August is Daily Nutmeg’s Summer Reading Month, and John Crowley is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy this excerpt from the prologue to Crowley’s latest novel, Ka: Dar Oakley in the Ruin of Ymr (2017).

John Crowley in Conway, Massachusetts

Some Unsuspected Mercy

August is Daily Nutmeg’s Summer Reading Month, and John Crowley is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy this excerpt from the prologue to Crowley’s latest novel, Ka: Dar Oakley in the Ruin of Ymr (2017).

John Crowley in Conway, Massachusetts

Piled with Unswallowed Stuff

August is Daily Nutmeg’s Summer Reading Month, and John Crowley is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy this excerpt from the prologue to Crowley’s latest novel, Ka: Dar Oakley in the Ruin of Ymr (2017).

John Crowley

Filling Up, Pouring Out

“I really didn’t want to be a writer,” John Crowley says. The author, now 75 years old, is speaking from his kitchen table in rural, sun-soaked Conway, Massachusetts. On the drive up, I passed through wild green fields and beneath …

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