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Naomi Benaron to give the 9th Annual McBride Lecture on Faith and Literature

The lecture will be given at Oklahoma Christian University on October 18th.

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RUNNING THE RIFT shortlisted for Commonwealth Book Prize

The Commonwealth Book Prize is awarded by the Commonwealth Foundation for the "best first novel" written in 2012 by a citizen of a Commonwealth Nation. Regional winners will be announced on 14 May. Read more about the prize here.

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Kickoff for a month-long series of events for Lake Oswego Reads

A talk by Carl Wilkens began a month long series of events related to Rwanda and RUNNING THE RIFT on Friday February 1 for Lake Oswego Reads 2013

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RUNNING THE RIFT one of Oprah's Best Books 2012

RUNNING THE RIFT named as one of the 18 books chosen for Oprah's Best Books of 2012.

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RUNNING THE RIFT selected as Naperville Reads 2013 choice

RUNNING THE RIFT has been chosen as the adult selection for 2013 Naperville Reads Community Reads. Author appearances in April as well as a 5K run to benefit a Rwandan charity. Times and dates to be announced.

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RUNNING THE RIFT nominated for Best Fiction in Goodreads Choice Awards 2012

Running the Rift was selcted as one of 15 books in the category Best Fiction

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RUNNING THE RIFT named National Reading Group Month selection

RUNNING THE RIFT is one of 20 selections for the National Reading Group Month named by the Women's National Book Association

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Naomi Benaron Blogs on Fiction Topics

Naomi Benaron blogs on the craft of writing and other fiction topics for Her Circle Ezine

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RUNNING THE RIFT named 2013 selection for Lake Oswego Reads

The community of Lake Oswego OR will be reading and discussing RUNNING THE RIFT in January and February! Author appearance in February, time TBA.

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Taking The Ultimate Risk in Writing

Read Naomi's article on the Afghan Women's Writing Project, published in Her Circle magazine.

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New video for Naomi Benaron

Running the Rift: Naomi talks about her inspiration, her process, her thoughts, and her next work with Oneworld Publications, her UK publisher.

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Rave Review on NPR!

Alan Cheuse reviews Running the Rift on National Public Radio

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Rave Review from Booklist

Another great review just in!

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Starred Review from Kirkus

Kirkus has given Running the Rift a starred review.

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Starred Review from Library Journal

Library Journal gives Running the Rift a starred review.

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Starred Review from Publishers Weekly

Running the Rift receives a starred review from Publishers Weekly.

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Best Debuts of the Fall

Listed as one of the "Best Debuts of the Fall" by the Daily Beast.

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