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News Thu Oct 16 2008

Local National Book Award Finalists

The Sun-Times reports that local author Aleksandar Hemon and local poets Reginald Gibbons and Patricia Smith are finalists for the National Book Award.

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Ken / October 16, 2008 11:44 AM

Wow, great news. To think I know two of the three (Gibson and Smith). Use to slam with then at the Green Mill. Weird. My circle of friends is improving.

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