From The New York Times Book Review: 6 New Paperbacks to Read This Week – Ocean State

Ocean State is one of the six! Check it out at The New York Times.

OCEAN STATE, by Stewart O’Nan.

In the first line of this novel, its narrator announces that her teenage sister helped kill a local girl. What starts as a fast-paced thriller set in coastal Rhode Island morphs into a chilling novel about class, desperation and young love.

3/7/2023 6pm: The Pittsburgh Novel Book Launch!

An event hosted by

 the University of Pittsburgh Library System

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Reading Room, Archives & Special Collections, Third Floor, Hillman Library

Registration is required (free)

On March 7 at 6:00 p.m., the University of Pittsburgh Library System will host an event to celebrate the digital publication of The Pittsburgh Novel: Western Pennsylvania in Fiction and Drama, 1792–2022 by Peter Oresick and Jake OresickThe Pittsburgh Novel is an annotated bibliography of all known fiction with a significant geographical setting in any of Pennsylvania’s 26 westernmost counties. The event will feature co-author Jake Oresick, and authors whose Pittsburgh-based books are featured in the bibliography, including Stewart O’Nan; Mark Clayton Southers, representing the late August Wilson; and Ellen Prentiss Campbell.