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Toni Morrison on Censorship and the Power of the Written Word

Perhaps it is no accident that I happened to stumble upon Burn This Book edited by Morrison a few days before her birthday today.  Published in conjunction with the PEN American Center, the book is a collection of essays by … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Ursula Le Guin

Ursula Le Guin turned 85  today and while the author is known for her stellar works in science fiction & fantasy it was this article in Brainpickings about her essays that caught my eye today,  I will be checking out … Continue reading

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I Remember Nothing: And Other Reflections by Nora Ephron

What a pleasure it was to listen to the audiobook , I Remember Nothing by Nora Ephron from our Overdrive collection.  If you are looking for some serious belly laughs and reassurance that your memory is not the only one that … Continue reading

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Book Review: This is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett

I smiled and  turned to my husband as I was reading Ann Patchett’s latest, “This is the Story of a Happy Marriage,” and said, ” I wish I could be friends with Ann Patchett.”  While many readers know the author … Continue reading

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