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The Proper Words for Sin by Gary Fincke

Coal burns underground and destroys a small town. A woman confronts police officers with her pet copperheads. A young girl drinks Drano. A man is banned from his favorite bar.

Karen Osborn on her novel Centerville

Centerville is the fourth novel by Karen Osborn, visiting assistant professor in English at MHC.

With one devastating explosion, a town is changed forever. Set against the backdrop of the Civil Rights Movement and the escalating Vietnam War, "Centerville" forms an engrossing meditation on the complex questions that arise in the wake of senseless violence.

Professor John Ernest on J. McHenry Jones's Hearts of Gold

Learn more about J. McHenry Jones and his novel Hearts of Gold.  This book is available to purchase here.