Browsing: Visiting Authors

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4 Questions: Meghan Daum

Meghan Daum is the author of four books, most recently the collection of original essays The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion, which won the 2015…

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Start reading Almost Missed You by Jessica Strawser…

By day, Jessica Strawser — a Pittsburgh native — is the Editorial Director of Writer’s Digest magazine, North America’s leading publication for aspiring and working writers since 1920. By night, she is a fiction writer with a debut novel, Almost Missed You, forthcoming in 2017 from St. Martin’s Press and another stand-alone novel to follow in 2018.

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5 Questions: Jessica Strawser

By day, Jessica Strawser — a Pittsburgh native — is the Editorial Director of Writer’s Digest magazine, North America’s leading publication for aspiring and working writers…

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4 Questions: Samuel Ligon

Samuel Ligon is coming to Pittsburgh on Friday, October 7th! Ligon will be joining Robert Lopez, Ashley Cowger, Sherrie Flick, and the Haygood Paisleys for an…

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6 Questions: Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith — author of the internationally acclaimed and bestselling No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series — is coming to Pittsburgh on Tuesday, October 18th!…

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4 Questions: Martin J. Smith

Martin J. Smith, Pittsburgh native and former staffer at the Pittsburgh Press, is coming to Mystery Lovers on Tuesday, September 20th! Event Information Smith is the…

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4 Questions: Gayle Forman

Gayle Forman — the award-winning, New York Times-bestselling author of Just One Day, Just One Year, Where She Went, and If I Stay (among others) –…

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Start Reading Leave Me by Gayle Forman…

Gayle Forman — the award-winning, New York Times-bestselling author of Just One Day, Just One Year, Where She Went, and If I Stay (among others) — has set her most recent novel, in part, in Pittsburgh…

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Four Questions: Jennifer Chiaverini

Jennifer Chiaverini, the New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker, will be visiting Penguin Bookshop in Sewickley on Saturday, September 17th! Chiaverini’s latest novel,…

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4 Questions: Sebastian Junger

On September 15th, Pittsburgh’s Re:NEW Festival will be hosting an evening with #1 New York Times bestselling author Sebastian Junger, author of War, The Perfect Storm,…

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Four Questions: Jon McGoran

John McGoran is visiting Mystery Lovers on April 23rd to promote Dust Up, his forthcoming international, ecological thriller (“Dust Up is an explosive international thriller… McGoran…

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Four Questions: Steve Berry

Pittsburgh’s fearless features reporter Rege Behe asked Steve Berry a few “Littsburgh Questions” after his recent interview with him for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review — look for…

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Four Questions: Daniel James Brown

Pittsburgh’s fearless features reporter Rege Behe asked Daniel James Brown a few “Littsburgh Questions” after his recent interview with him for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review — look…

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Four Questions: Amy Jo Burns

After reading this excerpt from Amy Jo Burns’ Cinderland — “a stop-time portrait of girlhood that explores how one little lie can change everything, resounding with…

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Read Cinderland by Amy Jo Burns…

Littsburgh is thrilled to be able to share an excerpt from Amy Jo Burns’ Cinderland, “a stop-time portrait of girlhood that explores how one little lie…

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Stephan Pastis Loves Pittsburgh!

Pittsburgh’s fearless features reporter Rege Behe talked “Littsburgh” with Stephan Pastis after his recent interview with him for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review — look for that feature…

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Three Questions: Emily St. John Mandel

Pittsburgh’s fearless features reporter Rege Behe asked Emily St. John Mandel a few “Littsburgh Questions” after his recent interview with her for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review –…

News
“Dark Money”

“In Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right, Jane Mayer, a staff writer for The New Yorker and…

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Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

Littsburgh is thrilled to be able to share with you this chapter from Bryan Stevenson’s best-selling, award-winning book, Just Mercy….

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Far from the Tree by Andrew Solomon

We’re thrilled to be able to share with you this excerpt from Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity by National Book Award–winning and New York Times bestselling author Andrew Solomon.

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Lois Lowry Coming to Pittsburgh!

“Ms. Lowry will speak Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Carnegie Library Lecture Hall in Oakland as part of the Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures Kids and…

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Carry On by Rainbow Rowell…

Littsburgh is so excited to be able to share with you the first chapter of Carry On by #1 New York Times bestselling author Rainbow Rowell (courtesy of St. Martin’s Griffin)!