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Washington, DC Left to right: Virginia Stanley, the director of HarperCollins Library Marketing division; Anthony Loum, winner of the 2010 Zora Neale Hurston Award, and Carolyn A. Butts, African Voices publisher at the American Library Association?s annual conference. Photo by Liz Markel This past...
Delta County, Colorado ?Hike and Howl? was one of several Delta County Big Read events with an outdoor focus. Photo by Katherine Colwell With the Black County National Park, three state parks, and plenty of opportunities for hunting and fishing, Delta County, Colorado, is an outdoorsman?s dream...
Washington, DC Tim O'Brien at the 2009 National Book Festival. Photo by Tom Roster In honor of Memorial Day, what better novel to turn to than Tim O?Brien?s The Things They Carried . In this excerpt from the Big Read Audio Guide, O?Brien speaks about the power of a novel to translate deep and...

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