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He’s in Control

Karen E. Olson in Ives Main Library

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg, and Karen E. Olson is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy this excerpt from Olson’s suspense novel Vanished (2018).

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You Don’t Exist

Karen E. Olson in Ives Main Library

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg, and Karen E. Olson is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy this excerpt from Olson’s suspense novel Hidden (2015).

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Clawing the Pavement

Karen E. Olson in Ives Main Library

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg, and Karen E. Olson is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy this excerpt from Olson’s mystery novel Sacred Cows (2005).

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Paper Chase

Karen E. Olson in Ives Main Library

Karen Olson isn’t a computer hacker, and she doesn’t have a single tattoo. As a reporter, she covered less-than-thrilling topics like zoning. …

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To Transcend Death

Carlos Eire in Yale's Hall of Graduate Studies

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg, and Carlos Eire is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy this excerpt from Eire’s 2009 academic text A Very Brief History of Eternity.

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Wave After Wave

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg, and Carlos Eire is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy this excerpt from Eire’s 2010 memoir, Learning to Die in Miami.

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I Was a Boy

Carlos Eire in Yale's Hall of Graduate Studies

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg, and Carlos Eire is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy this excerpt from Eire’s National Book Award-winning memoir, Waiting for Snow in Havana (2003).

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Mortal Compass

Carlos Eire

Time is always on Carlos Eire’s mind, but not necessarily his side. …

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Happily Ever Laughter

Sandi Shelton, a.k.a. Maddie Dawson, behind the Henry Whitfield State Museum in Guilford, CT

Whether she’s telling a true story about attempting to install an air conditioner or a fictional story about an elderly Brooklyn matchmaker, Sandi Shelton knows how to make people laugh. …

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Filling Up, Pouring Out

John Crowley

“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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