Pete Nelson (sort of) LIVE!

April 15, 2010 • No Comments

Today we have a video interview with Pete Nelson! Grab a cup of coffee and tune in as he talks about his new book, I Thought You Were Dead, and the scene that he had…


April 12, 2010

I Thought You Were Pete Nelson

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I’m pleased to announce the release of THIS book (on the left, here) written by THIS guy (on the right). THIS guy, of course, is PETE NELSON, author and singer-songwriter (no MySpace page…I already checked)…


April 7, 2010

Heidi Durrow on NPR’s “All Things Considered”

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Tune in to NPR’s “All Things Considered” later today to hear Heidi Durrow, author of The Girl Who Fell from the Sky,  with her “You Must Read This” segment.
On a related note: Nella Larsen…


March 24, 2010

And The Winner Is…

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Algonquin authors have been getting some attention lately, snatching up awards and nominations.
The International Network Of Golf is a 20-year-old, non-profit, media-based networking organization whose mission is to enhance and promote communication and education…


March 16, 2010

Seattle Reads SECRET SON

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The Washington Center for the Book has chosen Laila Lalami‘s Secret Son as their 2010 Seattle Reads selection.
Secret Son is about a Youssef, a young man in Casablanca who discovers his long-lost father is…


March 11, 2010

Maria’s Bookshop Loves The Girl Who Fell from the Sky

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Joe and Libby, booksellers at Maria’s Bookshop in Durango, CO, share why they love and recommend Heidi Durrow’s debut novel The Girl Who Fell from the Sky in this wonderful video post from their store’s…


March 9, 2010

Best Supporting Actor Supports Water For Elephants!

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Ok, so there was a rumor that Sean Penn was going to play August in the film adaptation of Sara Gruen‘s Water For Elephants. This would have been great. But today I learned that it…


March 5, 2010

In Case You Missed It…

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Wednesday, NPR’s All Things Considered did a feature on Heidi Durrow and her book The Girl Who Fell From The Sky. The piece is called “Reimagining The ‘Tragic Mulatto’” and discusses the novel, Durrow’s roots,…


March 3, 2010

Love, Loss, Off-Broadway

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“A remarkable and eloquent book, a handful of dresses that write a life.” – Newsday
On Monday, Barnes and Noble hosted an author event with Ilene Beckerman, talking about her book Love, Loss, and What…


March 2, 2010

Need More Durrow?

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I’ve decided that I would like Heidi Durrow to be my best friend, please. She’s smart. She’s glamorous. And she wrote this novel, called The Girl Who Fell From The Sky, that’s pretty much shaking…