Michael Scott Moore

Michael Scott Moore is the author of an LA novel, Too Much of Nothing, and a travelogue about surfing called Sweetness and Blood, which The Economist named a best book of 2010. He’s worked for Spiegel Online in Berlin. He spent 32 months as a hostage of Somali pirates, and his memoir about the ordeal is due out from HarperCollins in 2017.    


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The Language of Torture

Ingrid Betancourt has enough powerful descriptions of torture in "The Blue Line" to scare a reader straight....

The Language of Torture
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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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