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Connections: Author Melanie Conroy-Goldman on her debut novel, "The Likely World"

Local author Melanie Conroy-Goldman says there’s always a bit of darkness in a true friendship. That’s certainly true of the characters featured in her...
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Fri, 07/31/2020 - 11:54am
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Connections: Author Sejal Shah on her book, "This Is One Way to Dance"

We're joined by local writer Sejal Shah. Her debut book, "This Is One Way to Dance," is a collection of essays, stories, and poems that explore being...
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Thu, 07/02/2020 - 10:31am
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Connections: Author Alex Sanchez and his new graphic novel, "You Brought Me the Ocean"

Local author Alex Sanchez has a new graphic novel for young adults. "You Brought Me the Ocean" is the story of a teenager struggling to come out as gay....
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Tue, 06/23/2020 - 10:18am
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Connections: Author Joel Stein on his book, "In Defense of Elitism"

Joel Stein is a journalist, author, and political pundit. His new book, "In Defense of Elitism," is a look at why President Trump won the 2016 election....
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Thu, 03/12/2020 - 10:28am
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'Prairie Lotus': Brighton author's new book retells America's Western frontier story

Acclaimed children's author and Brighton resident Linda Sue Park is releasing a new book on March 3. "Prairie Lotus" is the story of Hanna, a half...
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Mon, 03/02/2020 - 6:22am
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Connections: Rochester and Western New York's favorite books of 2019, part 1

We continue an annual Connections tradition by talking to community leaders about their favorite books of the year. We also get insight into how they...
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Tue, 12/31/2019 - 9:07am
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Connections: Rochester and Western New York's favorite books of 2019, part 2

We continue an annual Connections tradition by talking to community leaders about their favorite books of the year. We also get insight into how they...
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Tue, 12/31/2019 - 9:08am
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Connections: Is short fiction gaining popularity?

When is the last time you read a short story? Novelist Zadie Smith recently turned to short fiction, publishing her first collection of short stories...
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Mon, 11/04/2019 - 9:22am
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Connections: Why do we need diverse books?

Why do we need diverse books – books written by diverse authors that feature diverse characters? The question is the focus of an upcoming panel hosted...
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Wed, 09/18/2019 - 10:37am
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Connections: Discussing inclusion and diversity in children's media

During the season premiere of the PBS Kids’ show “Arthur,” Arthur’s teacher, Mr. Ratburn, got married. The episode, “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone...
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Thu, 06/27/2019 - 11:48am
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