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Just a week before Goodreads caught up with Sue Monk Kidd, Oprah Winfrey announced that Kidd's new novel, The Invention of Wings, had been tapped as her next Book Club selection
The tragic heroine, the brilliant mimic, the woman of a thousand accents, Mary Louise Streep is also something else -- she's a goof.
Paulo Coelho is a man of contradiction.
At 41, Anthony Doerr has racked up more literary awards than most authors see in a lifetime.
Author Erik Larson, a former journalist, subscribes to a brand of historical storytelling that cracks open what he calls "the little details that cause the narrative to get up and walk."
Ordinary Courage: A Conversation with Laurel Leff
Joy Horowitz interviews Laurel Leff
Joy Horowitz interviews Jamie Bernstein
Oscar Hammerstein II and the Invention of the Musical by Laurie Winer
photo: Martha Melvoin
Writing Family History -- Six-Week Writers' WorkshopSanta Monica