Paulette Jiles

Finalist, 2016 National Book Awards

Paulette Jiles is a poet and memoirist. She is the author of Cousins, a memoir, and the bestselling novels Enemy Women and Stormy Weather. She lives in San Antonio, Texas.
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News of the World

News of the World, by Paulette Jiles book cover, 2016
ISBN 9780062409201 William Morrow/HarperCollinsPublishers

In the aftermath of the American Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa back to her people in this morally complex, multi-layered novel of historical fiction from the author of Enemy Women that explores the boundaries of family, responsibility, honor, and trust. More about this book >

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Paulette Jiles reads from News of the World, 2016 NBAs Finalists Reading

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Paulette Jiles

Paulette Jiles is a poet and memoirist. She is the author of Cousins, a memoir, and the bestselling novels Enemy Women and Stormy Weather. She lives in San Antonio, Texas.

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