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Book Expo 2013- Listening to Storytellers

Last week I had the extreme pleasure to attend the 2013  Book Expo’s Author Breakfast and listen to  authors Chelsea Handler,  Ishmael Beah, Doris Kearns Goodwin, and Wally Lamb talk about their craft and their upcoming titles.  While Handler served … Continue reading

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Team of Rivals : The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin

This past weekend I saw Stephen Spielberg’s movie, Lincoln,   and was amazed at the outstanding performances by Daniel Day-Lewis as Lincoln and Sally Field as his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln.  These fine actors  were joined by more Oscar-worthy performances from … Continue reading

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