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Maddie Dawson

latest book at your library by this author The Opposite of Maybe: A Novel »

I grew up in the South, born into a family of outrageous storytellers--the kind of storytellers who would sit on the dock by the lake in the evening and claim that everything they say is THE absolute truth, like, stack-of-Bibles true. The more outlandish the story, the more it likely it was to be true. Or so they said.You want examples? There was the story of my great great aunt who shot her husband...

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Tatiana de Rosnay

latest book at your library by this author The Other Story »

Tatiana's latest novel, "A Secret Kept", was published at Saint Martin's Press in September 2010. This book is to be published in 17 countries and is already a bestseller in Germany, France and Holland.(Original title : "Boomerang")Tatiana's books have sold over 3 million copies around the world.Tatiana de Rosnay was born on September 28th, 1961 in the suburbs of Paris. She is of English,...

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Ellen Datlow

latest book at your library by this author Lovecraft's Monsters »

I've been an editor for over thirty years, first in book publishing, but mostly editing short stories for OMNI Magazine and webzine, EVENT HORIZON, a webzine, and SCIFICTION, the fiction area of SCIFI.COM. I now edit original and reprint anthologies. Born and bred New Yorker, although I travel a lot.

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Matthew Algeo

When he's not writing his own biography in the third person, Matthew Algeo writes about unusual and interesting events in American history.His latest book is The President Is a Sick Man (Chicago Review Press, 2011).His previous book, Harry Truman's Excellent Adventure, was named one of the best books of 2009 by the Washington Post. It is now available in paperback.Algeo is also a journalist. He has reported...

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Charles R. Cross

latest book at your library by this author Here We Are Now: The Lasting Impact of Kurt Cobain »

Charles R. Cross is a journalist and author of seven books based in Seattle. He was the Editor of The Rocket in Seattle for fifteen years during the height of the Seattle music mania. He is also the founder of Backstreets Magazine, a periodical for fans of Bruce Springsteen, and editor of Springsteen: the Man and His Music, a compilation of Backstreets articles. His 2001 biography of Kurt Cobain, titled...

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Eric Jerome Dickey

latest book at your library by this author A Wanted Woman »

Eric Jerome Dickey is the author of twelve novels, including the bestsellers Genevieve, Drive Me Crazy, Naughty or Nice, The Other Woman, and Thieves' Paradise. Dickey writes full time and is developing a six-issue mini-series of comic books for Marvel Enterprises featuring Storm (X-Men) and the Black Panther.

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Peter McGraw

latest book at your library by this author The Humor Code: A Global Search for What Makes Things Funny »

Dr. Peter McGraw, a professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, is an expert in the interdisciplinary fields of emotion and behavioral decision theory. His research examines the interrelationship of judgment, emotion, and choice, with a focus on consumer behavior and public policy -- ranging from how the government is botching anti-terror policy to why couples overspend on their nuptials.And now,...

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Biz Stone

latest book at your library by this author Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of the Creative Mind »

Biz Stone was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1974. For the past decade, Stone has been developing large scale projects that facilitate the open exchange of information. He is the Co-founder of Twitter, Inc and advisor to several technology startups. Recruited by Google in the early 2000's, Stone met and collaborated with Evan Williams--the pair would later exit the search company to work on their...

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Ann Scott Tyson

Ann Scott Tyson is a seasoned war correspondent with years of combat experience going back to the first Gulf War. She has worked for The Christian Science Monitor and The Washington Post, which she left most recently in order to go back to Afghanistan with Jim Gant so she could tell his story. Tyson is a Pulitzer Prize nominee, and graduate of Harvard University with an honors degree in Government....

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