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  1. Michelle Huneven, again


    October 8, 2009 by Reader's Connection

      I raved about Michelle Huneven when I learned that she would be in town on October 28th as a participant in Butler´s Visiting Authors Series. I’m still excited. My ravings,…

  2. What Happened to the Memoir, Nora Gallagher?


    March 17, 2009 by Reader's Connection

    Of all the Spirit and Place events that I’m sorry to have missed, I’m most sorry about missing Nora Gallagher’s visit in 1999. She spoke at Christ Church Cathedral downtown,…

  3. Featured Author: Barry Unsworth


    February 7, 2009 by Reader's Connection

    I just finished re-reading Barry Unsworth`s Sacred Hunger, and I found it even more moving than I did when I read it in the 1990s. There were some characters and…

  4. Elizabeth Alexander, Inauguration Poet


    January 18, 2009 by Reader's Connection

    Elizabeth Alexander, the poet selected to read at President-Elect Barack Obama’s inauguration, will appear on February 26th as a participant in Butler’s Visiting Writers Series. IMCPL owns these books written…

  5. Are You in the Market for a Good Psychopomp?


    January 7, 2009 by Reader's Connection

    I’ll assume that literally speaking, the answer is no. According to Wikipedia (and who would know better?) a psychopomp is a soul-guide, a “spirit, angel, or deity whose responsibility is…