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The Buddha Sat Right Here: A Family Odyssey Through India and Nepal by Dena Moes 
March 25 . 2019

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Ever think about leaving it all behind, just going off on a wild travel? What about a far away place, like India? Now imagine this with your husband and two young daughters with you. Oh my! Dena Moes expressive memoir commemorates the elaborate ceremonies around every street corner in India, some of the external struggles of hard travel but really focuses on her inner journey: toward the heart of her marriage, the core of her belief in herself and her Buddhist faith. Listen in as Dena relishes once again her memories of being where The Buddha Sat Right here. 

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Resilient Ruins: Memoir by Laura McHale Holland 
march 18 . 2019 

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Seven months after Laura's mother commits suicide her father brings home a woman he states is "mommy." Laura's ability to write about her abusive step mother and cold, dictatorial father results in her memoir Resilient Ruins, a book minus self pity or victim status. Give yourself a treat and listen in as she talks here about writing, editing, memoir and much more. 

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On Writing Susan Rudnick Talks About Writing Memoir
March 04  2019

Susan Rudnick did not set out to write a book, let alone a memoir. But when she published a chapter in an academic work everyone's response was the same: there is a book here. Through one editor and finally with the right editor, Susan describes her process of writing, 10 minutes at least, at a time. 

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