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A Steady Diet of Low Expectations: A Conversation with Jessica Bruder, Author of “Nomadland”

THREE YEARS AGO, when Jessica Bruder, the author of the Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century, published her nonfiction account of the growing tribe of nomads roaming the American West, people who live in their vans or cars or RVs and work seasonal jobs to get by, she couldn’t have known that her book would …

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“Once I started, my curiosity has never ceased.”  Tina Barney, Photographer

Photographing a life   Tina Barney to discuss photography career at Community Library Andy Kerstetter  Dec 27, 2017 Photographer Tina Barney is known for her large-scale, color portraits of her family and close friends, many of whom are well-to-do inhabitants of New York and New England. “Once I started, my curiosity has never ceased.”  Tina …

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The Wall Street Journal: Five Best: Judith Freeman on Mormons and Mormonism

Five Best: Judith Freeman on Mormons and Mormonism Judith Freeman selects and reviews the five best books on Mormons and Mormonism for the Wall Street Journal. Read the article here Sept. 30, 2016 1:02 p.m. ET Ms. Freeman is the author, most recently, of ‘The Latter Days: A Memoir.’ No Man Knows My History By …

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San Francisco Chronicle – July 22 – by Jeff Baker – “Who wouldn’t want to keep reading?”

San Francisco Chronicle – July 22 – by Jeff Baker – “Who wouldn’t want to keep reading?” Judith Freeman uses a famous quote from Czeslaw Milosz on the last page of her new memoir, “The Latter Days”: “When a writer is born into a family,” Milosz said, “the family is finished.” It’s tempting to buy …

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The Salt Lake City Tribune: Judith Freeman is set free by the truth of her Mormon girlhood

The Salt Lake City Tribune: Judith Freeman is set free by the truth of her Mormon girlhood – By Ellen Fag Weist ….  As a narrator, Freeman’s voice is direct and distanced, recounting the encompassing collective of her family and LDS neighbors, while examining the repressed sexuality of a patriarchal culture. She describes her younger …

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Salt Lake City Weekly: Essential Picks for Tuesday June 28

Salt Lake City Weekly: Essential Picks for Tuesday June 28 TUESDAY 6.28Judith Freeman: The Latter DaysMemoir may be a common literary form, and around these parts, it may seem that there’s a new memoir every day or so about growing up in—and often alienation from—the LDS Church. But there’s a uniquely contemplative quality to Judith …

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The Chicago Tribune: The Latter Days is one of the “30 books you should read this summer”.

The Chicago Tribune: The Latter Days is one of the “30 books you should read this summer”.   The Chicago Tribune called this a “must-read memoir” as chose it as one of the “30 books you should read this summer“. “The Latter Days by Judith Freeman (June 7, Pantheon, 336 pages, $27.95): Judith Freeman has …

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