Lauren Kessler is the author of 11 books, including Pacific Northwest Book Award winner Dancing with Rose: Finding Life in the Land of Alzheimer's, selected as one of the best books of 2007 by Library Journal, and Washington Post bestseller Clever Girl: Elizabeth Bentley, The Spy Who Ushered in the McCarthy Era. Her literary nonfiction and essays have appeared in The New York Times magazine, The Los Angeles Times magazine, O magazine, Utne Reader, Salon, The Nation, and Oregon Quarterly. She is the founder and editor of Etude, an online journal of literary nonfiction, and directs the graduate program in literary nonfiction at the University of Oregon in Eugene. Stubborn Twig, first published in 1993, won the Oregon Book Award.
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A 2009 Oregon Reads Selection To celebrate Oregon's 150th birthday, the Oregon Library Association has chosen one book for all Oregonians to read: Stubborn Twig...