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“It’s rare when you read a book and think, ‘This is about me …'” – Pierre-Marc Diennet, Book Review TV

Pierre-Marc Diennet reviewed Dave Newman’s new novel, Two Small Birds, for Book Review TV using an nTangle interactive video. “You can feel in his writing the influences of Hunter S. Thompson, Charles Bukowski, Kurt Vonnegut, and most especially, the nearly hopeless, fatalistic steel mill … Continue reading “It’s rare when you read a book and think, ‘This is about me …’” – Pierre-Marc Diennet, Book Review TV

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“Dave Newman’s third novel hogtied this reader and dragged her behind the truck.” – Melanie Page

Review of “Raymond Carver Will Not Raise Our Children” by Melanie Page I admit it: frustration strikes me when writers write about writing. Woe-is-me, and whatnot, is typically the message. But Dave Newman’s third novel hogtied this reader and dragged … Continue reading “Dave Newman’s third novel hogtied this reader and dragged her behind the truck.” – Melanie Page

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William Boyle: “It’s the story of raw life […] stripped to the bone.”

At the Bottom in a Place You Belong: A Review of Dave Newman’s “Raymond Carver Will Not Raise Our Children” By William Boyle Dave Newman’s second novel, Raymond Carver Will Not Raise Our Children, was released early last year, but … Continue reading William Boyle: “It’s the story of raw life […] stripped to the bone.”

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Farley’s Bookshop supports Writers Tribe Books

Farley’s Bookshop in New Hope, PA, sent us a picture of their Writers Tribe Books display set right next to the register. Thanks for the support! Find out more about Farley’s on their site: http://www.farleysbookshop.com/

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Carlo Wolff gives glowing review to Newman’s “Raymond Carver Will Not Raise Our Children”

‘Raymond Carver Will Not Raise Our Children’: A Pittsburgh writing teacher’s tender tale For his second novel, Dave Newman mixes academic angst with domestic affairs for a loving portrait of the city Writing is a solitary, sedentary process. It’s not … Continue reading Carlo Wolff gives glowing review to Newman’s “Raymond Carver Will Not Raise Our Children”

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Kristoffer Collins of Pittsburgh Magazine says, “Simply put: Dave Newman is my new favorite writer.”

Undercover: ‘Raymond Carver Will Not Raise Our Children’ Pittsburgh native Newman’s latest work is a comedy of bad manners that shows the writer’s evolution from his debut novel. Simply put: Dave Newman is my new favorite writer. This is so … Continue reading Kristoffer Collins of Pittsburgh Magazine says, “Simply put: Dave Newman is my new favorite writer.”

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Arnold Snyder on David Newman’s novel: “a good job creating a dark character trying to feel his way to the light”

Dave Newman’s Raymond Carver Will Not Raise Our Children is about getting over the life you thought you were supposed to live, so that you can get on with living the life you have. On the surface, the story is … Continue reading Arnold Snyder on David Newman’s novel: “a good job creating a dark character trying to feel his way to the light”

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Fred Shaw reviews “Raymond Carver Will Not Raise Our Children” for Pittsburgh City Paper

With pointed humor, Dave Newman’s new novel portrays the life of a lowly college writing instructor. Much of Raymond Carver Will Not Raise Our Children is a satirical send up of today’s student, as well as Pittsburgh’s literary scene. Write … Continue reading Fred Shaw reviews “Raymond Carver Will Not Raise Our Children” for Pittsburgh City Paper

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TribLIVE reviews Dave Newman’s “Raymond Carver Will Not Raise Our Children”

Dan Charles is in a rut. The lowly paid college English professor is worried about keeping his job, frustrated by his family’s debt and longing for the days when writers were treated like rock stars. As the narrator in “Raymond … Continue reading TribLIVE reviews Dave Newman’s “Raymond Carver Will Not Raise Our Children”

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