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Maybe Baby

In the 1980's, my husband Alan and I decided we would like to have children.

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The Anthropocene Reviewed

MY NOVEL TURTLES ALL THE WAY DOWN was published in October of 2017, and after spending that month on tour for the book, I came home to Indianapolis and blazed a trail between my children’s tree house and the little room where my wife and I often work

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Faking It

Voices seep into my consciousness, gentle as osmosis. They heave me slowly out of darkness like dragging a buoy from unfathomable depths.

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Languages of Truth

Before there were books, there were stories. at first the stories weren’t written down.

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Violet Black

The world is white and bright and terrifying.

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From the Centre

After my parents married, they found it impossible to find accommodation, and for much of the time during the first two years or more had to live separately at the homes of relatives.

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Great Circle

I was born to be a wanderer.

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The Better Brain

Like almost all scientists, we also struggled with the concept of nutritional treatment of mental disorders when we first began our research, but once we engaged with the science, we realized that this kind of approach has amazing potential.

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Project Hail Mary

“What’s two plus two?”

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The Misadventures of Polly Gillespie

Scars: the New Black, and how to wear them this year!

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The Mirror Book

When the writer who was born into the family (and finished it) goes on to have his own family, does he keep up his truth-telling ways?Is he as cold-eyed a critic of his own handiwork?

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The Prison Healer

Looking down at the boy strapped to the metal table before her, Kiva Meridan leaned in close and whispered, “Take a deep breath.”

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Spellbound

‘He weighs four kilos and two kilos of that is fluff! How can he occupy so much space?’

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The Sunflower Sisters

No one suspected the blond boy’s cargo as he drove his crude pony cart through the streets of Charleston.

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The Chase

From where she sat at the back of the bus, the driver’s death was a confusing spectacle to Emily Jackson.

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Win

The shot that will decide the championship is slowly arching its way toward the basket.

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Silver Linings

Auckland-based Method Digital is a digital-led creative agency.

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