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A SIMON & SCHUSTER SPECIAL

the author of eleven novels
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WE´RE GONNA NEED A BIGGER BOOKSHELF for The Wizard Of Oz

Maybe, if the cast and crew and producers could just extend the current tour for just one grand finale here on our adopted island this wonderful play and obviously production could take a swan song  in our 800 seater theatre here at Jameos Del Agua.
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MUST-READ BOOKS ABOUT MANCHESTER

From music and literature to theatre and politics, Manchester has produced some of the most influential and creative figures in British culture.
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A BOOK FOR THE (VAMPIRE) WEEKEND:

there is a novel of that name and that too has garnered compliments.
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WORDS RUN IN THE KENYON FAMILY

It read: “Olga Kenyon has performed a service to all who are interested not only in the written word, but in the changing lives of women”.
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FLY ON THE WALL PRESS

Greater Manchester can boast a plethora of excellent creative writing groups but I do feel that not enough authors go to a writing group. There’s a good one in Manchester called the Monday Night Group that meets every week at the Britons Protection pub.
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(AUTO)  BIOGRAPHIES & SONGS

There was a time when the song Pearl´s A Singer was thought to have been written about Janis Joplin. That might not be an actual fact, but the song somehow seems to link the two singers Elkie Brooks and Janis Joplin.
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JANIS JOPLIN; Her Pain And Her Pride

She You’ll find a blueprint for boisterous female rock leads like Liz Phair, the Wilson sisters, Cat Power, Fiona Apple (right) and so on. Janis Joplin’s staying power will never fade away and, at the end of the day, she was just a girl trying to find herself in a world that couldn’t quite hold her style. Little did she know, she was in the right place all along.