Here’s a new edition of a favorite feature on the CA Library Blog — Meet The Authors!
This collection of videos features the authors of some of the latest and most popular titles in the CA Library collection introducing their books and sharing their own thoughts about writing. These are some of the latest books in the library’s New Books Section; look for them in the CA Library catalog.
Let’s hear from the authors…
African Town by Irene Latham and Charles Waters — Chronicling the story of the last Africans brought illegally to America in 1860, African Town is a powerful and stunning novel-in-verse.
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Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann — Author David Grann talks about how he came to write his bestselling nonfiction account of the murders of members of the Osage Nation in Oklahoma in the 1920s.
Lawless Spaces by Corey Ann Haydu — Author Corey Ann Haydu presents three reasons to be riveted by her latest novel-in-verse, about a sixteen-year-old girl who tries to understand the tense relationship she has with her mother by reaching out to the women of her maternal line through the journals they all kept.
Loveboat Reunion by Abigail Hing Wen — Author Abigail Hing Wen talk about the follow-up to her bestselling book Loveboat, Taipei, representation, and the upcoming film adaptation of her first novel.
When We Make It by Elisabet Velasquez — Meet Elisabet Velasquez and take a tour of Bushwick, Brooklyn, the setting for her latest book, an unforgettable, torrential, and hopeful debut young adult novel-in-verse that redefines what it means to “make it”.
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The Woman All Spies Feared: Code Breaker Elizebeth Smith Friedman and her Hidden Life by Amy Butler Greenfield — The International Spy Museum in Washington, DC hosts author Amy Butler Greenfield to talk about her new book, a biography of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, who pioneered codebreaking in WWI and WWII but was only recently recognized for her extraordinary contributions to the field.