David Duhr

David Duhr
David Duhr is the Observer's copy editor.

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The Afghanistan Addiction

by | Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 8:57 am CST
Debra Monroe's 'My Unsentimental Education' book cover, featuring a dress form wearing pearls.

In ‘My Unsentimental Education,’ a Professor Finds a New Path

Raised to be a wife, Debra Monroe remembers her fits-and-starts journey from Wisconsin to San Marcos, a world away from her family's expectations.

Debra Monroe claims not to be a trailblazer, but I’m willing to bet this paycheck that no one else has beaten a path from Spooner, Wisconsin to San Marcos via Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Manhattan, Kansas, Salt Lake City, Utah, and … Read More

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Winning Words

A few weeks ago we offered a roundup of Texas books  recently nominated for or winning major awards. As literary awards season rolls on, we have a few notices to add. Long-listed for the 2013 Frank O’Connor International Short Story … Read More