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  • Debra Dean, author of Madonnas of Leningrad Talks with Book Club Girl

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    Book Club Girl, of the blog www.bookclubgirl.com talks with author Debra Dean, a book club and live callers, about her novel The Madonnas of Leningrad. Dean tells the story of Marina, who, years earlier, helped to pack up the treasures of the Hermitage as the Nazis approached Leningrad. Now an elderly woman in America, as Alzheimers is ravaging her memory, Marina finds herself living more in the past, while the events of her current life, her children and grandchildren slip from her grasp.

  • Howard Zinn on A People's History of the United States

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    Harper Perennial and The Zinn Education Project are pleased to present a conversation with Howard Zinn on A People's History of the United States. The Zinn Education Project has solicited questions from teachers through their website, http://zinnedproject.org. Bill Bigelow, a teacher and writer, will present these questions to Professor Zinn for discussion. During the last twenty minutes of the show, the chat room and phone lines will be open for live participation in the discussion and for lis

  • Coraline with Neil Gaiman and Stephen Jones

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    Have you read the modern fantasy classic Coraline by Neil Gaiman? Are you counting the days until the animated film version of the Coraline movie opens? Join bestselling author Neil Gaiman and Stephen Jones in a conversation about the movie CORALINE and Jones’s book Coraline: A Visual Companion which chronicles the making of the movie. Be part of this special event with Neil Gaiman and Stephen Jones by listening to the Coraline show, submitting questions via live chat, or calling in to the show

  • Pre-Halloween Happy Hour with Terri Garey, Jocelynn Drake and Jamie Rush

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    Dark Days are ahead; so before you get spooked up to come out of the darkness on that not-so-silent All Hallows night ... join three of the hottest names in paranormal romance/urban fantasy for a pre-Halloween brew! Terri Garey, Jocelynn Drake and Jamie Rush will join romance radio to talk about their newest books and their favorite Halloween traditions.

    So set your potions a'simmering, break out a bag of the best chocolate from your trick or treat supply, and cackle at the ribald commentary

  • Marilyn Johnson talks to Library Lovefest

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    What will the libraries of the future look like? Will we even need them? In a world of streaming media, instant messages, wikis and blogs, Google and search engines, has library science become as irrelevant as Gutenberg? Virginia Stanley, Director of Library Marketing at HarperCollins interviews author Marilyn Johnson who will discuss her latest publication, THIS BOOK IS OVERDUE!: HOW LIBRARIANS AND CYBRARIANS CAN SAVE US ALL. Tracing the history of librarians from Dewey to digital, Johnson ex