Tag Archives: Tucson Festival of Books

‘Better to have our crazy straight up,’ says Maureen Dowd

“I love your hair!” That’s how Maureen Dowd began the conversation. I was surprised to see her sitting at the Mostly Books autograph table at the Tucson Festival of Books on Sunday, with only a few people hanging around. I … Continue reading

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Getting out the vote in Arizona

Do I care that Bernie’s Jewish? Nope. I don’t think that he cares either, nor do I think that anyone else cares, and that’s the beauty of it. I care that he’s a Democratic socialist, which aligns with my political … Continue reading

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Book People

I’ll admit it. I wish I knew a way to get our book available on Kindle or Nook or whatever all those devices are called.  But we won’t go so far as selling “A Certain Slant of Light. Emerging from … Continue reading

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Moving forward into herstory…

Yes, I’m still basking in the afterglow of the Tucson Festival of Books. We celebrate the written word, ideas, stories at the festival. But lots of people do their celebrating  by listening to books on tape, or reading books on … Continue reading

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Hanging out at the Tucson Festival of Books

You know how certain subjects help organize periods of your life, like who your boyfriend was, what kind of car you drove or places you’ve lived? Now that the Tucson Festival of Books is in its fifth year it has … Continue reading

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Tucson Festival of Books Afterglow

When I come to the last sentence of a book I’ve loved, there’s a little sadness and quiet exhilaration. I sigh. I sit quietly. I may say wow or dang that was good!  Today I had all those feelings. And … Continue reading

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Children’s books/authors are on my mind

Maybe it’s owning a bookstore for all those years, maybe it’s remembering all the fun we had with authors at Oz Books in Southwest Harbor, maybe it’s the impact that author friends and books have had on me my whole … Continue reading

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