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Mar.09.2014
"Art, Sex, and Power: A Short History of Tattooed Women." Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, March 26, 6pm. (University Theater).
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Aug.16.2013
See the July 3 New York Times review of Bodies here.  Dwight Garner calls it “perceptive and moving,” “resplendantly illustrated,” “delicious social history…”
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Jan.17.2013
See the New Yorker's Photo Booth piece on Bodies 3 (19,00 facebook shares)And New York's The Cut Blog preview...and Papermag's preview...
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Oct.07.2012
Personal essay/slideshow about his/our friends, classmates, and campus activism, published in The New Yorker, October 3, 2012
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Mar.02.2012
2012 Tucson Festival of Books March 10-11, 2012 Panel: Forgotten Lives: Uncovering Hidden HistoriesSun 1:00 PM - 02:00 PMIntegrated Learning Center - Room 150 Workshop: Journalistic Approaches to Writing About HistorySun 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMIntegrated Learning Center - Room 119
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Sep.29.2011
Her Circle Ezine is having a Blue Tattoo fest: you'll find an author interview on their blog, The Writer's Life, a review, and a book giveaway (through Oct. 15), on the occasion of the Bison Books paperback release of the book.
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Mar.07.2011
The Blue Tattoo is out now in paperback (Bison Books), with a postscript and a newly discovered letter in wich Olive describes meeting and marrying John Fairchild in 1865.  Even as a white Mohave with a chin tattoo, Olive did not "settle" in marriage.  "I was that day," she...
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Feb.01.2011
rescheduled for Feb 8
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Aug.22.2010
The Blue Tattoo is finalist for Caroline Bancroft HIstory Prize.   
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Jun.23.2010
The Best of the Best from the University Presses (2010 American Library Association Annual Conference) Live Broadcast on C-Span’s BookTV: June 27, 2010 1:30 PM
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Jun.17.2010
The Blue Tattoo is a Top Ten Bestseller at Antigone Books in Tucson.
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Mar.20.2010
The Blue Tattoo was named a Top 25 University Press Book by Books XYZ
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Mar.16.2010
March 19, East Village Community School
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Feb.27.2010
  Interview: March 5, 5:30 p.m. and March 7, 11 p.m. (mountain time): New Horizons with Bob Kustra (NPR affiliate KBSX 91.5, Boise).
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Jan.25.2010
 Margot's talk with "Morning Edition" host Lou Gumm airs on these NPR affiliates today in Western Arizona: 3PM on FM 88.9 KAWC in Yuma, Az; 4PM on 90.7 FM in the Kingman area; 91.3 FM in the Flagstaff area; 90.1 FM in Prescott; and 89.5 FM in the Verde Valley area.
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