Q&A: Robin Rinaldi

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LJ talks to the author of The Wild Oats Project to find out how the experiment worked out—and if she’d do it all over again.

Bring Out the Irish | What We’re Reading

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Everybody’s welcome in the WWR St. Patrick’s Day parade of books!

Grab a Book, Skip the Parade: Irish Arts Center Book Day 2015

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by reading a book. Starting tomorrow at 7am, volunteers participating in the Irish Arts Center’s fifth annual Book Day will be handing out works by Ireland’s most celebrated writers to lucky commuters and schoolchildren across the five boroughs of New York City

Fiction from Alcott, Jin, and Liss | Audiobook Reviews, March 15, 2015

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An essential new recording of Alcott’s time-honored novel; Jin is highly recommended for lovers of cerebral spy fiction and literary fiction; Liss’s latest will add a welcome touch of class to any audio collection.

Fraction/Zdarsky, Knisley, Kon, Miller/Varley & Others | Graphic Novels Reviews, March 15, 2015

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An award-winning rarity from Fraction and Zdarsky, Goetzinger takes us inside the House of Dior, Kon is accomplished and complex, Miller and Varley’s Ronin is mature, ingenious, and dazzling, Padua’s extravaganza delights.

Fashion Is Our Passion: Design Titles Fit for All Collections

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For anyone who collects, wears, or is interested in vintage fashion; a brief historical overview of the interplay of fashion and dance; museums as collectors and exhibitors of fashion; the American and French fashion industries.

We Will Always Rise: Talking with Cynthia Bond About Her Oprah’s Book Club 2.0 Pick, Ruby

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Bond steadies herself for a phone interview with LJ

Q&A: Gwendolyn Womack | Debut Spotlight

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From the start, Womack’s The Memory Painter grabs the reader with images of half-remembered lives, confused and frightened characters struggling to stay sane, and portents of danger.

It’s Not Easy Being Green | French on Fridays

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Don your emerald-green pantsuit and tell me about your favorite Irish or Irish American books.

Five Women Write Their Truth | Wyatt’s World

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As we celebrate March, Women’s History Month, here are accounts of five women, some working in fields in which men predominate, others reflecting on what fictional heroines have taught them, and all of them raising a voice.

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