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Author Dan Chaon talks Ray Bradbury, Modest Mouse & writing from outside the fishbowl

When he was 13, Dan Chaon—the author of bestseller Ill Will and National Book Award finalist Among the Missing—corresponded with Ray Bradbury. (Yes, that Ray Bradbury.) When Chaon visited in May, he shared with us two pieces of writing advice that … Continue reading

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Dan Chaon brings ‘Ill Will’ and good reads to Mentor Library

Dan Chaon’s newest novel, Ill Will, has received awed reviews from NPR, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. The Post called it “the scariest novel of the year.” Publishers Weekly praised it as a “singular vision of American dread.” You can meet the … Continue reading

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Mentor Public Library Author Series

Mentor Public Library is hosting five phenomenal authors this year: Thrity Umrigar on April 15 Dan Chaon on May 17 Mindy McGinnis on June 20 Claire McMillan on July 26 Paula McLain on Nov. 15. The authors vary in style and … Continue reading

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