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Librarians & Teachers Can Save Lives December 19, 2012

“Librarians and teachers are the only reason I’m not in prison right now”, explains illustrator William Joyce. When he was in the fourth grade, Joyce wrote and illustrated his first book in green crayon about the magical superpowers of the contents of his elementary school hero’s nose. He soon found himself hauled off to the principal’s office to be reprimanded. Since then, Joyce has written and illustrated more than fifty children’s books, including Santa Calls,…

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Paul Auster and Michael Chabon Talk Shop and Life October 18, 2012

Two major contemporary American authors are currently on the road talking about their latest work. Uber-librarian Nancy Pearl talks with Paul Auster about his latest Winter Journal for her Book Lust show that appears on the Seattle Channel. And on The Book Show on WAMC-FM Joe Donahue talks with Michael Chabon. The last time Chabon visited it was to promote his eventual Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier &  Clay. Listen here Both…

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