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Holbrook Jackson

A good book is always on tap; it may be decanted and drunk a hundred times, and it is still there for further imbibement.

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Holbrook Jackson

Author Talk: Ariel Burger, author of Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom

Nov 14, 2018

Ariel Burger is a writer, artist, teacher and rabbi whose work combines spirituality, creativity and strategies for social change. A lifelong student of Elie Wiesel, he spent years studying the great wisdom traditions, and now applies those teachings to urgent contemporary questions. In this interview, Burger explains how the idea for WITNESS: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom came about, the impact that Wiesel’s passing in 2016 had on him and his writing of the book, the significance of the title, and what he hopes people will take away from reading it.

Author Talk: Steven F. Havill, author of Lies Come Easy: The Posadas County Mysteries

Nov 14, 2018

Family dynamics play a huge role in Steven F. Havill's 23rd Posadas County mystery, LIES COME EASY, as Undersheriff Estelle Reyes-Guzman and her entire department work to pull the right threads out of a tangle of seemingly small lies. In this interview, Havill explains his decision to develop the series in real time, discusses how he learned to dramatize the exhaustive process of police work so realistically and where his expertise in firearms originates, and names some of the authors who he holds in very high regard and whose books he reads on a regular basis.

November 14, 2018

This Bookreporter.com Special Newsletter spotlights a book that is perfect for holiday giving and that you may want to include on your "to me/from me" list. Read more about it, and enter our Holiday Cheer Contest by Thursday, November 15th at 11:59am ET for a chance to win one of five copies of NOVEMBER ROAD by Lou Berney, which is a Bookreporter.com Bets On selection. Please note that each contest is only open for 24 hours, so you will need to act quickly!

Donald Horban

We don’t need to increase our goods nearly as much as we need to scale down our wants. Not wanting something is as good as possessing it.

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Donald Horban

November 13, 2018

In this newsletter, you will find books releasing the weeks of November 12th and November 19th that we think will be of interest to Bookreporter.com readers, along with Bonus News, where we call out a contest, feature or review that we want to let you know about so you have it on your radar.

This week, we are calling attention to our 24-hour Holiday Cheer contests, which are taking place on select days this month and next. Enter for your chance to win books that are perfect for holiday giving and that you may want to include on your "to me/from me" list.

Also, we are celebrating Kidsreads.com's 20th anniversary with our biggest contest ever, which includes some of our favorite series from the last two decades. There will be 20 winners who will each receive the first three books of one of the series featured on this page. Enter here between now and Thursday, December 6th at noon ET for your chance to win one of our amazing prize packages!

Finally, we are spotlighting the recent paperback release of THE ROOM ON RUE AMÉLIE by Kristin Harmel, which is the November pick for Simon & Schuster’s Book Club Favorites program and is this month's Target Book Club pick.

November 13, 2018

This Bookreporter.com Special Newsletter spotlights a book that is perfect for holiday giving and that you may want to include on your "to me/from me" list. Read more about it, and enter our Holiday Cheer Contest by Wednesday, November 14th at 11:59am ET for a chance to win one of five copies of NINE PERFECT STRANGERS by Liane Moriarty, which is now available. Please note that each contest is only open for 24 hours, so you will need to act quickly!

Satchel Paige

Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching.

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Satchel Paige

Rachael Ray

My mom said the two most important kitchen utensils are attached to your arms... you cannot mix up meatballs with a wooden spoon, get in there, get your fingers dirty!

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Rachael Ray

Dan Lipinski

On this Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have sacrificed so much so that we can live free.

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Dan Lipinski