Category: Float

The best climate fiction books

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Ben Fox over at Shepherd.com (a great place to discover your next read) asked me what my favorite climate fiction books were. It was tough to whittle them down to five, but here they are. https://shepherd.com/best-books/climate-fiction-books By JoeAnn Hart Who am I? Float started out as a comedy of manners set in a coastal Maine town, […]

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I Am Not Your Negro

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On the occasion of the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Worldwide Screening of the international literature festival berlin (ilb) is taking place around the globe today. Over 40 institutions in over 20 countries will screen and discuss the film I Am Not Your Negro by Raoul Peck both digitally and analogue. […]

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Book Stew Interview

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Thank you Eileen MacDougall for a lively discussion of Stamford 76 on Book Stew last month on WCTV.  

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Book Review: Dark Side of the Ocean

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Book Review: Dark Side of the Ocean

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Stamford ’76 in the Colorado Review

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https://coloradoreview.colostate.edu/reviews/stamford-76/   Stamford ’76 Nonfiction By JoeAnn Hart Reviewed By Lisa Harries Schumann Excavation of the past is exacting work. In Stamford ’76, JoeAnn Hart unearths facts and memories in a book that is part true crime story and part exploration of a personal past as a young, white woman in a relationship with a black […]

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Brevity Review, by Debbie Hagan

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  By Debbie Hagan As I read JoeAnn Hart’s page-turning memoir/crime story, Stamford ’76: A True Story of Murder, Corruption, Race, and Feminism in the 1970s, I traveled back some forty years to a more hopeful, idealistic time—the late sixties/early seventies. As Hart writes, “we closed our eyes and divined a future, a utopian world with pleasure […]

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Writing Process Blog Hop

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At every reading or workshop I give, a hand will raise and the question is asked: Where do I get my ideas from? And here’s the god’s honest truth: I don’t know! Who can keep track of what comes and goes through the labyrinth of flesh known as the brain? That’s not what I say […]

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Dorothy Addams Brown, 1923 – 2014

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This Saturday we said good by to Dotty Brown at the UU Church in Gloucester. Dotty was a friend to all, and benefactress to the city and beyond. She was in the first generation of American women to be college educated, and because of this, had high expectations placed upon them. Dotty showed us how […]

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Thank you, State Rep Lori Ehrlich

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Marblehead State Representative Ehlich has introduced a state-wide ban on single use plastic bags. House Bill 696. Ask your representatives to make this happen in 2013. http://www.malegislature.gov/Bills/188/House/H696

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