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Geraldine Brooks
Novelist. Mum. Dog person. Horse rider, when I can stay on.
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Kathleen Esling Jan 12
This morning’s conversation between and reminded me of why I love historical fiction (especially theirs!); their characters are so real, the research these authors do opening up worlds from the past I haven’t explored.
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Tony Horwitz Jan 14
My son could be a writer if he wasn't wasting his time trying to cure cancer. His latest on challenges of chasing new treatment w/o raising false expectations.
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Geraldine Brooks Jan 10
Key West Literary seminar starts with a sail...
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Geraldine Brooks Jan 4
Please take five minutes to read through and share.We are propping up these monsters.
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Niall Munro Dec 10
Very much looking forward to this exciting & timely new work from , following in the footsteps of Frederick Law Olmsted on his journey through the South in the 1850s & reflecting upon a fracturing nation:
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richard glover Dec 10
This is a top piece by , even if, like me, you are not Christian: via
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Geraldine Brooks Dec 5
And certainly one of the most beautiful rooms I’ve ever spoken in...
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Penguin Books Aus Dec 2
When a character stays with you long after the last page of the novel
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HarvardClubVictoria Dec 3
“During the hourlong discussion Brooks, a 2006 Radcliffe Fellow, expanded on her work as a foreign correspondent, for which she shared in an Overseas Press Club Award.” ❤️ via
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Geraldine Brooks Dec 5
or not...now they’re reconsidering the cover so stay tuned.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Dec 2
$21 TRILLION of Pentagon financial transactions “could not be traced, documented, or explained.” $21T in Pentagon accounting errors. Medicare for All costs ~$32T. That means 66% of Medicare for All could have been funded already by the Pentagon. And that’s before our premiums.
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Tony Horwitz Dec 2
a piece I wrote from Iraq long ago about Bush Admin's betrayal of Iraqis who heeded American calls to rise up against Saddam.
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Tony Horwitz Dec 2
while extolling bush, there should be international day of mourning for the tens of thousands of kurds and shiites his Admin urged to rise up against Saddam--and then abandoned and allowed to be slaughtered.
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Geraldine Brooks Nov 29
Proud of the effort, and the honesty. Go/No Go by
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Tony Horwitz Nov 19
my wife's lovely piece about the wonderful and recently deceased writer (among many other pursuits) Donald McCaig, whose only failing was inability to train our beloved and incorrigible border collie.
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Jorie graham Nov 14
A blistering emotional response to BBC dismissal of climate action demands via
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Geraldine Brooks Nov 23
Now please tell us what you really think.
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Geraldine Brooks Nov 19
You’ll be missed, McCaig, mighty writer, fine farmer, dog whisperer. Condolences to Anne.
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The Millions Nov 13
Ebook find of the day: Pulitzer Prize-winner 🏆 PEOPLE OF THE BOOK by Geraldine Brooks for $1.99
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Michael Beschloss Nov 10
In the Paris rain, May 1961, JFK and de Gaulle honor soldiers who gave their lives:
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