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by Jennifer Wilson
Oct 17, 2011 (All Things Considered) — It might be the Heartland of America, but writers from the middle of the country are often overlooked. An Iowa resident herself, author Jennifer Wilson recommends the best books from that cold, comforting place known as the Midwest.
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Let's face it: Coastal writers get more street cred. I would be fine with that — they have more traffic; it's a trade-off — but so many great books are overlooked because of it.
Here are three that probably would've gotten more hype if their authors had been at the right Lower East Side cocktail party.
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