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December 16, 2019

Full Support – Interview with Natalee Woods »

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As a bra-fitter at a high-end department store for more than a decade, Natalee Woods watched women bravely facing down their fears and embracing what worked for them. Her new memoir Full Support shares their stories.

In our interview below, we asked Natalee about some more insights into her tim…

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November 11, 2019

Honoring Our Veterans – by Christopher Strom, author of Brooklyn to Baghdad »

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In Brooklyn to Baghdad, Christopher Strom details his experience as a retired NYPD intelligence sergeant, applying his street-cop tactics and interrogation skills against a lethal insurgency that had infected Iraq. In honor of Veterans Day, we asked him to say a few words about his experiences:

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November 4, 2019

A Long Time Ago – Interview with film editor Paul Hirsch »

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A Long Time Ago in a Cutting Room Far, Far Away provides a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most influential films of the last fifty years as seen through the eyes of Oscar-winning film editor Paul Hirsch. Part film school primer, part paean to legendary filmmakers and professionals, this funny…

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October 21, 2019

A Pirate’s Life for She – Interview with Laura Sook Duncombe »

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Focusing on real-life stories of pirate women with context for younger readers, A Pirate’s Life for She tells the story of 16 women through the ages who sailed alongside—and sometimes in command of—their male counterparts. These women came from all walks of life but had one thing in common: a…

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October 14, 2019

From the Periphery – Interview with Pia Justesen »

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From the Periphery consists of nearly 40 first-person narratives from activists and everyday people who describe what it’s like to be treated differently by society because of their disabilities. Their stories are raw and painful but also surprisingly funny and deeply moving—describing anger, …

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October 9, 2019

Anything for a Hit Interview – Paperback Edition »

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When Anything for a Hit came out a year ago it received rave reviews by Vanity Fair and the New York Times and was featured in Rolling Stone, Billboard, and elsewhere. This #MeToo must-read for the music industry is now available in paperback, so we’ve checked in with author Dorothy Carvello for a…

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October 4, 2019

Top 5 Most Shocking Deaths – The Show Won’t Go On »

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The Five (Literally) Most Shocking Deaths of Performers Onstage


by Jeff Abraham and Burt Kearns



When we began researching The Show Won't Go On, we found enough shocking, bizarre, and historic deaths of performers onstage to fill a book and more. In fact, one of the frustrating parts of the proc



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September 13, 2019

The Dog Log – Interview with Richard Lucas »

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The Dog Log by Richard Lucas is a hilarious, acerbic, heartbreaking, and ultimately joyous memoir of finding companionship through the frustrations of living next to a barking dog and an oblivious neighbor. With humor and honesty, this story looks into big-city loneliness, heartbreak, and, ultimatel…

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August 5, 2019

Yes, I Can Listen! – Illustrator Interview »

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With beautiful, full-color illustrations and fun, catchy rhymes, Yes I Can Listen!, written by Steve Metzger and illustrated by Susan Szecsi, encourages children to develop attentive listening skills. Read below for an interview with the talented Susan Szecsi, as she dives into her illustration pro…

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June 26, 2019

A Promise Kept – Editing Gilbert Baker’s memoir, Rainbow Warrior »

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A Promise Kept: Editing Rainbow Warrior

by Jay Blotcher

When a friend dies suddenly, the ritual of mourning is upstaged by pragmatic concerns: notifying the family, hunting for a will, making funeral arrangements, and cleaning out the apartment.

When my friend Gilbert Baker unexpectedly di…

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