Excerpt: Lucky Girl

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Lucky you, today we have the first chapter of Mei-Ling Hopgood‘s memoir Lucky Girl.
Adopted when she was a baby, Mei-Ling Hopgood grew up in the Midwest and was never really curious about her Asian…

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June 21, 2010

Q & A with Mei-Ling Hopgood

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Mei-Ling Hopgood is the author of the memoir Lucky Girl, now available in paperback. When the hardcover was published, Good Housekeeping raved, “An award-winning writer recounts her experience as one of the first Chinese babies…

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June 18, 2010

Hello world!

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Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!…

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June 18, 2010

Water for Elephants Contest Winners!

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A big thank you to everyone who entered our contest to win copies of Water for Elephants. Congratulations to our winners Kim, Kenzie, and Gina! If you weren’t one of the lucky winners, head over…

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June 18, 2010

Father’s Day Roundup

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Once, when I was five, my dad came home from a business trip wearing a baseball cap advertising the band Barenaked Ladies. I was in that phase that comes right after learning to read, the…

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June 17, 2010

Great Books for Father’s Day!

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Father’s Day is this Sunday! If you ask me, books are always the best gift. Especially for dads, who always seem to be notoriously difficult to shop for. Books are portable, personal, and won’t anger…

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June 17, 2010

Goodwin’s Dream Golf Blog

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Today we have an entry from Stephen Goodwin‘s Dream Golf Blog, where he talks about the subjects covered in his new book, Dream Golf: The Making of Brandon Dunes.
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Opening Day at Old Macdonald…

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June 15, 2010

Author Q&A: Stephen Goodwin

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This is Stephen Goodwin–author of four previous books (including the acclaimed novel Breaking Her Fall), former director of the literature program at the National Endowment for the Arts, two-time president of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation, and…

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June 14, 2010

Excerpt from Dream Golf, by Stephen Goodwin

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Today we’re launching the revised and expanded edition of Stephen Goodwin’s Dream Golf: The Making of Bandon Dunes. What was originally¬† an exploration of the genius behind the British-style links built on the Oregon coast,…

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June 11, 2010

Water for Elephants Movie News

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The Water for Elephants movie–starring Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon, and Christoph Waltz–won’t be in theaters until 2011, but ever since filming began on May 20, photos from the set have been popping up everywhere.¬† The…

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