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Nov.11.2010
Traveling to tell people about Muriel Gardiner, the subject of Muriel's War: An American Heiress in the Nazi Resistance, is a joyful experience. People are so interested in her, and she was such a fascinating woman, that the story practically tells itself. And the book talks I've done so far have...
dale-estey's picture
Nov.02.2010
Doc charts Atwood's unconventional book tourThe Canadian Press Director Ron Mann, left, filmed author Margaret Atwood's unusual, eco-conscious book tour for her latest work, In the Wake of the Flood. (Sphinx Productions, 2010)Embarking on just another book tour was not going to cut it for literary...
laurie-halse-anderson's picture
Oct.25.2010
Some people have asked about my decision to travel with only a carry-on on this tour. So far, it’s going great. It helps that I am not terribly fussy about my clothes. I’m wearing dri-fit yoga pants on the tour, with a dryfit black tee-shirt topped by a shirt which is, I hope, more or less...
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Oct.25.2010
WHATTA BIRTHDAY!!! Thank you to everyone for the kind messages and good thoughts. If the rest of the world knew how much fun it is to turn 49, they wouldn’t angst about it so much. Special thanks to the teens, parents, librarians, teachers, and booksellers at the Pittsford B&N for making my...
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Oct.23.2010
First – apologies for not posting in the past week. Things have been crazy, wonderful and busy. Second – thank you, Garrison Keillor!!! I have been a huge fan of his forever and a long-time follower of his daily Writer’s Almanac feature. So you can imagine my thrill when I woke up this morning and...
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Oct.23.2010
Things are shifting into high gear in the Forest as the book tour approacheth. The suitcase is semi-packed and the washing machine is busy. Hotel and airplane reservations have all been made. More chickens have decided to lay eggs. Ok, that last bit it not exactly tour-related. But this is....
amber-benson's picture
Oct.18.2010
I am heading up to Northern California to sign Among The Ghosts with my loverly illustrator, Sina Grace! I will be reading from the book, so bring your kids. Oh, and I almost forgot: there will be Halloween candy for all! October 22nd, 20107pmBORDERS BOOKS2339 Fair Oaks Boulevard Sacramento, CA...
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Oct.18.2010
Hos Going to Lincoln Center; Chicken in Hollywood; Book Doctors & The Essential Guide to Getting Published Rock America; Sex Worker Literati Trick-or-Treats   In Montclair a nip is in the air and the leaves are putting on a Technicolor light show: vivid violets, magnificent magentas, oppulent...
laurie-halse-anderson's picture
Oct.07.2010
You know how when J.K. Rowling or Stephanie Meyer or Suzanne Collins releases a new book there are VERY STRICT RULES about what day it is allowed to be sold to the public? And how bookstores hold parties the night before the on-sale date and start selling the book at the stroke of midnight?...
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Oct.07.2010
We were on the Hessian plain somewhere outside Frankfurt when I felt as though the drugs had taken hold.Why am I paraphrasing the great Hunter S. Thompson? Because I endured an experience that Professor Gonzo could only have imagined in his wildest LSD frenzies. Something that made me feel I must...