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Matt Donovan Wins NM-Arizona Book Award

Matt Donovan has won the 2017 New Mexico-Arizona Book Award for Non-Fiction for  A Cloud of Unusual Size and ShapeDonovan pursues the image of the cloud throughout these fourteen spellbinding essays on ruin and redemption. The collection is about the flawless connections between antiquity and the present, personal experience and historical events, architecture and art and literature. The redemptive power of beauty hovers over this spectacular work, reminding us that darkness and light make an inextricable pattern in our lives and form the delicate balance of what ultimately makes life worthwhile, what gives meaning to the sorrow and joy of being human. More here.

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