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Littsburgh™ showcases Pittsburgh as a hub of literary talent and activity, and serves as a resource to foster further collaboration and connection within this community. We hope you join us by browsing our interviews and excerpts with local and visiting authors, our book recommendations, our breaking literary news, our comprehensive local events calendar, and our growing literary roster (which features authors, organizers, booksellers -- and more! -- with strong ties to Pittsburgh). While you're here, see what people are saying about Littsburgh!

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Start Reading The Silver Ghost by Chuck Kinder…

“Called ‘the mighty Sasquatch of American Fiction’ by Michael Chabon, renowned literary outlaw Chuck Kinder steps once again onto the landscape of American letters with the paperback reissue of his 1979 novel, The Silver Ghost.”

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Start Reading We Show What We Have Learned by Clare Beams…

“A dazzling story collection—as if, by a rare sort of magic, Alice Munro and Shirley Jackson had conspired together to imagine a female/feminist voice for the twenty-first century that is wickedly sharp-eyed, wholly unpredictable, and wholly engaging.” – Joyce Carol Oates