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Saturday, October 29 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Books & Browse

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Meet JAWS members who are authors, chat about their latest books, and buy a book and get it autographed.

"At One Time" by Julia Airey
"Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox" by Joanne Bamberger
"Southern Cross" by Julia Cass
"The Race for Paris" by Meg Waite Clayton
"WAKING UP IN EDEN: In Pursuit of an Impassioned Life" on an Imperiled Island by Lucinda Fleeson
"The Fire Line" by Fernanda Santos
"Chinese Characters" by Angilee Shan
"Thrive! ... Affordably" by Jennifer Streaks
"Better By Mistake: The Unexpected Benefits of Being Wrong" by Alina Tugend
"Escape Points: A Memoir" by Michele Weldon

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Julia Airey

Municipal News Correspondent/Staff Writer, Digital Media One/Cornell's Dilpomacist
Julia Airey is a municipal news correspondent for Digital Media One in Massachusetts and a staff writer for the cyber-security section of Cornell's Dilpomacist. A published memoir author and UWC alumna, she enjoys explanatory journalism and exploring how technology aids modern storytelling.
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Julia Cass

Author, "Southern Cross"
Julia Cass was a reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer for 19 years, covering murders, deinstitutionalization, trials and prisons. In the early 1980s, she was the Southern Bureau chief for the Inquirer stationed in New Orleans. In that post, she met J.L. Chestnut Jr., a lawyer who grew up in Selma in the 1930s and 40s and became its first black lawyer. Their book, "Black in Selma," published in 1990 won the American Bar Association award that... Read More →
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Meg Waite Clayton

Author, "The Race for Paris"
Meg Waite Clayton is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of five novels, most recently the Langum Prize honored national bestseller "The Race for Paris." Meg's previous novels include "The Wednesday Sisters," one of Entertainment Weekly's 25 Essential Best Friend Novels of all time, and "The Language of Light," a finalist for the Bellwether Prize (now the PEN/Bellwether). She has also published more than 50 shorter pieces in... Read More →
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Lucinda Fleeson

Independent Journalist and Editor
Lucinda Fleeson is an Independent Journalist and Editor.
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Fernanda Santos

Phoenix Bureau Chief, The New York Times
Fernanda Santos is the Phoenix bureau chief of The New York Times and the author of “The Fire Line: The Story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots and One of the Deadliest Days in American Firefighting.” Fernanda has reported in three languages, for newspapers and magazines in Latin America and the United States, including The Daily News of New York, O Estado de São Paulo (Brazil), El Tiempo (Colombia) and People. She is a 2005... Read More →
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Alina Tugend

Journalist
Alina Tugend is a longtime journalist who has worked in Rhode Island; Washington, D.C.; Southern California; London; and New York. From 2005-2015, she wrote the biweekly Shortcuts column for The New York Times business section; in 2011 it received the Best in Business Award for personal finance by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including The Times, The Atlantic, O, the Oprah... Read More →
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Michele Weldon

Director of the Northwestern Public Voices Fellowship/Editorial Director, The OpEd Project/Take The Lead
Michele Weldon is emerita faculty in journalism at the Medill School, Northwestern University, where she taught for 18 years. She is director of the Northwestern Public Voices Fellowship through The OpEd Project, where she is a senior leader. She is also editorial director of Take The Lead Women and author of four nonfiction books, including her latest, “Escape Points: A Memoir,” which was named one of the best books of 2015 by... Read More →


Saturday October 29, 2016 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Roanoke Foyer

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