Monthly Archives: July 2011

Teens give peace a chance

Last week, beside a fireplace in a living room at the Sugarbush Inn in Warren, Vermont, two teenage girls told me of their plans to raise awareness among young adults of the prevalence of violence against women. A few minutes … Continue reading

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Overheard on Vermont’s Rodeo Drive

The other day, the sun high and the sky cerulean, I wandered up and down Burlington’s very own Champs-Elysees – our Rodeo Drive, our Via de’ Tornabuoni, our uniquely Vermont strada di sophistication. Church Street. I love the Marketplace, especially … Continue reading

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The Night Strangers gets a starred review in Booklist

“A page-turner of uncommon depth. Guilt, egotism, and fear all play parts in the genre-bending novel.”  From the August 1 Booklist.  Here is the full review.

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Hangin’ with the truly beautiful people

I don’t want to give you the impression that I hang with the beautiful people all the time and my life is unbe lievably glamorous, but last Monday I was at a movie premiere and pretty much every single person there … Continue reading

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Watch the first video interview about “The Night Strangers”

When I was in New York last week, Kelly Gildea interviewed me about “The Night Strangers” — what inspired it, the research I did into plane crashes and witchcraft, and why I chose to write it both the third and … Continue reading

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The audio of The Night Strangers

A photo from the recording of “The Night Strangers” audio. On my right is Kelly Gildea, the immensely talented producer and director from Random House Audio. On my left is Alison Fraser, two-time Tony nominee and spectacularly gifted actor, singer, … Continue reading

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Beware of scorpions in diapers

I spend a lot of time on airplanes, so let me begin by saying that I appreciate our nation’s TSA screeners and I could never in a million years do what they do. It’s not simply the pressure of being … Continue reading

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