Penny Mann
Penny Mann
More years ago than she is willing to admit, Penny's college professor told her graduating class they were, quite simply, "lovers of words". It really is that simple - conversations to ad copy, lyrics to novels, Penny loves the stories we tell and is thrilled to work in a place where she can witness it all.

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Pride-Worthy Reads

It is Pride month! And in the spirit of celebrating and educating, I put together a list of some of my favorite LGBTQ titles.

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Books In Flight: Mysteries, Thrillers, and a Little Suspense

Previously I brought you the nonfiction edition of Books in Flight - recommended digital reads for any flight time. This time we are exploring mystery, thrillers, and suspense novels for those of you who like a little thrill in the air.

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What Shapes a Runner: Catriona Menzies-Pike on Writing "The Long Run"

Stepping into her running shoes for the first time, Catriona Menzies-Pike found a joy for running - along with much needed answers and a desire to understand those that started the journey before. Here she gives a look into what brought her to write her own story and the untold history of women in running.

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As Seen Through Books

“The thing about a story is that you dream it as you tell it, hoping that others might then dream along with you, and in this way memory and imagination and language combine to make spirits in the head. There is the illusion of aliveness.” -Tim O'Brien

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Bulk-Free Deluxe Reads

Besides the ease, space-saving, and environmental perks of digital, the nature of the format is allowing those in the book-making business to create some pretty cool additions to your reading experiences.

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Books In Flight: Nonfiction Reads For Your Travels

Chances are many of us will be clocking in some airtime in the near future - here are a few suggested reads of the nonfiction variety to keep you company along the way.

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Influential Creativity

Some of the books written or inspired by this year's South by Southwest conference speaker panel...

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Blair Braverman on Writing "Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube"

Blair Braverman's memoir, Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube, is one of those books--the ones that catch you off guard, stick with you, and challenge you to evaluate your place in life....

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Jennifer Haigh on Writing "Heat and Light"

In her latest book, Heat and Light, Haigh travels back to Bakerton - the Pennsylvania town brought to life in some of her past novels - to bring us a story of a community both blessed and cursed by its natural resources. We asked her if she would share with...

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Crazy Jewish Mother’s Day with Kate Siegel and Kim Friedman

Mother's Day is quickly approaching. (That would be May 8th this year so make sure you add it to the calendar… now. And also, you're welcome!) In the spirit of the season we asked Kate Siegel, author of the new book Mother Can You Not?, and her mom, Kim Friedman,...

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