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Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Featured Author : Anne Lamott

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Anne Lamott

About the Author

Anne Lamott is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Grace (Eventually), Plan B, Traveling Mercies, and Operating Instructions, as well as several novels, including Rosie and Crooked Little Heart. A past recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, she lives in Northern California.

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Monday, March 22, 2010

Featured Author : Walter Mosley

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Walter Mosley

About the Author

Walter Mosley is one of America’s most celebrated and beloved writers. His mysteries appear regularly on the New York Times bestseller list, and his books have been translated into more than twenty languages. He lives in New York City.

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Thursday, January 07, 2010

Featured Author : Daniel H. Pink

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Daniel H. Pink

About the Author

Daniel H. Pink is the author of A Whole New Mind, a long-running New York Times and BusinessWeek bestseller that has been translated into twenty languages. Besides writing two other bestselling books, The Adventures of Johnny Bunko and Free Agent Nation, Pink has contributed to The New York TimesHarvard Business Review, Fast Company, and Wired. He also lectures to corporations, associations, and universities around the world on economic transformation and the new workplace. Pink lives in WashingtonDC, with his family.  He invites readers to e-mail him at dhp@danpink.com. 

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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Featured Author : Nick Hornby

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Nick Hornby

About the Author

Nick Hornby is the author of the novels How to Be Good, High Fidelity, About a Boy, and A Long Way Down, as well as the memoir Fever Pitch. He is also the author of Songbook, a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award, and the editor of the short story collection Speaking with the Angel. The recipient of the American Academy of Arts and Letters E. M. Forster Award for 1999 as well as the 2003 Orange Word International Writers’ London Award, he lives in North London.

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Thursday, August 06, 2009

Featured Author : Joe Pernice

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Joe Pernice

About the Author

Joe Pernice is a critically acclaimed musician, producer, and writer. He has written and recorded prolifically with the Scud Mountain Boys and his band, The Pernice Brothers, who have released six albums. In addition to touring extensively for more than a decade, Joe has written a collection of poetry, Two Blind Pigeons, and a lauded novella, Meat Is Murder, part of the 33 1/3 series from Continuum Books. He co-owns an indie music label, Ashmont Records, and his music has appeared on the television shows Gilmore Girls and Six Feet Under and in the movie Fever Pitch. A Massachusetts native, Pernice lives in Toronto.

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Thursday, July 09, 2009

Featured Author : Maile Meloy

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Maile Meloy

About the Author

Maile Meloy is the author of the story collection Half in Love, and the novels Liars and Saints and A Family Daughter. Meloy’s stories have been published in The New Yorker, Granta, Zoetrope: All-Story, and other publications. She has been shortlisted for the UK’s Orange Prize, and has received The Paris Review’s Aga Khan Prize for Fiction, the PEN/Malamud Award, the Rosenthal Foundation Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. In 2007, she was chosen as one of Granta’s Best Young American Novelists. She lives in Los Angeles.

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Monday, June 15, 2009

Featured Author : Ali Sethi

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Ali Sethi

About the Author

Ali Sethi grew up in Pakistan. A recent graduate of Harvard College, he has contributed to The New York Times and The Nation, among other publications. He lives in Lahore, Pakistan.

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Thursday, May 14, 2009

Featured Author : Mark Kurlansky

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Mark Kurlansky

About the Author

Mark Kurlansky is the New York Times–bestselling and James A. Beard Award–winning author of many books, including The Food of a Younger Land, Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World; Salt: A World History; 1968: The Year That Rocked the World; The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell; The Last Fish Tale: The Fate of the Atlantic and Survival in Gloucester, America’s Oldest Fishing Port and Most Original Town; and Nonviolence: The History of a Dangerous Idea, as well as the novel Boogaloo on 2nd Avenue. He is the winner of a Bon Appétit American Food and Entertaining Award for Food Writer of the Year, and the Glenfiddich Food and Drink Award for Food Book of the year, as well as a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He lives in New York City.

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Friday, May 01, 2009

Featured Author : Sarah Waters

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Sarah Waters

About the Author

Sarah Waters is the author of Tipping the Velvet, a New York Times Notable Book; Affinity, which won her the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year award; and Fingersmith and The Night Watch, both of which were shortlisted for both the Orange Prize and the Man Booker Prize. She has been named one of Granta's best young British novelists. Waters lives in London. 

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Friday, April 24, 2009

Featured Author : Gin Phillips

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Gin Phillips

About the Author

Gin Phillips lives in Birmingham, Alabama; The Well and the Mine is her first novel.

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