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News Thu Apr 02 2009

Nelson Algren Centennial

Pete Lit noted last weekend that March 28, 2009 marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of writer Nelson Algren. He also pointed to a couple great articles commemorating the author, including "The Ninth Man Out" by Jeff McMahon at NewCity and a new profile by Donna Seaman at Booklist.

Noted elsewhere: The Chicago Reader features "Entrapment," a previously unpublished story by Algren.

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