Category Archives: Authors

Put A Little Free Library In Your Town

Do you know about the Little Free Libraries that have been established around the world? There are about 50-thousand of them and counting. Rose Buckens of Morris and Jo Ann Jaacks of Litchfield are busy putting these mini cabinet-like libraries all over their community and soon there will be more than 30 of them. They’re in front Read more…

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The New Yorker Magazine Cartoonist, Liza Donnelly

Liza Donnelly has been a staff cartoonist at The New Yorker Magazine since 1982. She tells stories thru her drawings, some political, some not. Donnelly, who married at UCONN graduate, and who herself has an honorary doctorate from UCONN, is also now the resident CBS News cartoonist where she captures images for the network. Recently, she began Read more…

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Christine Negroni’s “The Crash Detectives”

  Captain Sully Sullenberger, who landed on the Hudson in January of 2009, saving all on board, says investigator, Christine Negroni clearly understand the critically important part the human factor plays in aviation safety. When an air disaster happens, ABC news calls in Negroni in order to report such an event responsibly. In her second book “The Read more…

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The Book Tour Begins For “Remembering Katharine Hepburn”

This is one of those things  in one’s life that you just don’t see coming. This book, “Remembering Katharine Hepburn.” I am a founding trustee of the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook, Connecticut and that has been just a wonderful ride over the last 10 years or so…seeing the historic town hall Read more…

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A Footnote Leads To Reprinting A Secret Diary From A Concentration Camp

In 2010, Timothy Boyce, an attorney from North Carolina, was reading a memoir about one of the youngest survivors of a Nazi concentration camp. In that book were details about the man who saved his life and his name was Odd Nansen. Boyce learned that Nansen, a Norwegian, had kept a diary which spanned his 3-and-and-a half Read more…

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“Little BIG Sister” Growing Up With An Autistic Brother

A former elementary school teacher and mother of two is making a difference in the lives of siblings, who are living with a brother or sister who has autism. Amy McCoy has just written her first book called “Little BIG Sister,” it’s about her own children and is written about the thoughts of her daughter whose Read more…

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The Powerful Story of “Rais” Bhuiyan

  This is a powerful story of Muslim American, Rais Bhuiyan. He was shot in a convenience store at age 27 in Dallas and left to die. It was 10 days after 9-11..the gunman had killed two other Muslims blaming them for what happened to America. Bhuiyan had come to the United States from Dhaka, Bangladesh to find Read more…

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Coming Fall 2016 ~ “Remembering Katharine Hepburn”

Coming in the fall of 2016, my second book, Remember Katharine Hepburn. I am so pleased to continue t educate new generations about the legacy of the most iconic actress of the 20th century. Hepburn still holds the record for winning the most leading actress Academy Awards, she won 4. The book can be pre-ordered Read more…

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Remembering Kick Kennedy

The Kent Memorial Library in Kent, Connecticut is pleased to announce that Saturday, April 30 at 2:00 p.m. in the Reading Room. Kent resident and acclaimed biographer, Barbara Leaning will be discussing and signing her newly published book (April 2016) Kick Kennedy: The Charmed Life and Tragic Death of the Favorite Kennedy Daughter. The book Read more…

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Custodio Gomes Writes Poetry To Inspire

Custodio Gomes is a poet from Bridgeport. Originally from  Cape Verde, West Africa, he writes to inspire others. His parents struggled to bring the family to America to live a better life, to get an education, and he has never forgotten that. He is passing on to others lessons learned. Gomes who worked very hard as a youngster to Read more…

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