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Monthly Archives: September 2011

That evening I danced, and when I danced I felt something I’d never felt before. I felt alive –
That evening I danced, and when I danced I felt something I’d never felt before. I felt alive –

Me and You by Niccolo Ammaniti, Translated from the Italian by Kylee Doust  June 12th, 2010. A young man named Lorenzo sits in a diner with a letter from his estranged half-sister Olivia. This ten year old piece of paper … Continue reading

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A Bedtime Story
A Bedtime Story

Tanglewood Press joined the PGW family earlier this year and they have a great list this fall. You may be familiar with their book The Kissing Hand where little Chester Raccoon is reluctant to leave his mother to head off … Continue reading

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Autumn is in the air
Autumn is in the air

Here in Minnesota, the past week has been cool—a good, definite end to a sticky summer. And while my concerns have been where to store the air-conditioner, and how to get the ancient heater to work in my apartment, my … Continue reading

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The Fight for Jobs and America’s Economic Future
The Fight for Jobs and America’s Economic Future

A Governor’s Story by Jennifer Granholm and Dan Mulhern Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” interview 9/22                                   NPR/APM’s “Marketplace Morning Report,” interview 9/30                                 CBS’ “The Early Show,” interview 9/23  In 2002, when Jennifer Granholm was elected governor of Michigan, America’s eighth-largest state, she … Continue reading

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Profiles of the Rogues, Geniuses, and Neurotics Who Dominate the World’s Most Popular Sport
Profiles of the Rogues, Geniuses, and Neurotics Who Dominate the World’s Most Popular Sport

SOCCER MEN Profiles of the Rogues, Geniuses, and Neurotics Who Dominate the World’s Most Popular Sport By Simon Kuper ISBN: 9781568586878   On Sale: 10/4/11 Library Journal interview “Hot on the excitement over the 2011 women’s World Cup comes Kuper’s latest … Continue reading

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A Star for Aesop’s Fables
A Star for Aesop’s Fables

British publisher Frances Lincoln and author Beverley Naidoo have put a twist on a classic with this Fall 2011 version of Aesop’s Fables. It was even given a nice starred review in this month’s Kirkus Reviews calling it a “…refreshing … Continue reading

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On Empathy and the Origins of Cruelty
On Empathy and the Origins of Cruelty

THE SCIENCE OF EVIL: On Empathy and the Origins of Cruelty By Simon Baron-Cohen ISBN: 9780465023530 Simon Baron-Cohen will be interviewed on NPR’s Science Friday on September 30th! He will also be interviewed for “Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman” on … Continue reading

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THE WHOLE DAMN DEAL
THE WHOLE DAMN DEAL

On behalf of our publicist Emily (aka Juror #7), I’m happy to tell you that we have fantastic national publicity lining up for The Whole Damn Deal! Kathryn McGarr will be interviewed on MSNBC’s “Hardball with Chris Matthews” (10/7) and on … Continue reading

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for chocolate lovers only
for chocolate lovers only

  Choclatique 150 Simply Elegant Desserts By Ed Engoron with Mary Goodbody  Ed Engoron, the founder of the premium chocolate boutique Choclatique, provides readers with his principles for making 150 easy chocolate recipes based on one of five essential building … Continue reading

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Winner of the 2011 American Library Association’s Israel Fishman Award for Non-Fiction
Winner of the 2011 American Library Association’s Israel Fishman Award for Non-Fiction

Inseparable  by Emma Donoghue Emma Donoghue, consummate scholar and novelist of astonishing originality, examines how desire between women in literature has been portrayed—from schoolgirls and vampires to runaway wives, from cross-dressing knights to contemporary murderesses. Donoghue excavates the long-obscured tradition … Continue reading

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