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One of the cruel abuses of slavery in America was that slaves were forbidden to read and write. But as Trinity College Associate Professor of English and American Studies Christopher Hager reveals in his latest book, “Word by Word: Emancipation and the Act of Writing,” some enslaved African Americans did learn to read and write, and during the early years of emancipation thousands more became literate.

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Cincinnati’s Seven Hills School is presenting its 30th anniversary Books for Lunch lecture series, where acclaimed authors visit the school and are guest speaker at a luncheon at Xavier University’s Cintas Center.

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In his new book, “CEO Power & LightMelink Corporation founder and CEO Steve Melink makes the case that sustainability and clean energy are natural extensions of being respectful and honest toward others.

New York Times bestselling author (and Ohio native) Elizabeth George has just released the latest installment in her series of Inspector Lynley crime novels.

Two New Novels From Author Shelley Shepard Gray

Dec 11, 2015

Barbara Gray talks with author Shelley Shepard Gray about the two newest additions to her Amish Brides of Pinecraft series.

Bestselling author Patricia Cornwell is back with another gripping psychological tale featuring protagonist Dr. Kay Scarpetta, this one entitled Depraved Heart.

Author Cindy Thomson has just released the third novel in her Ellis Island series, Sofia’s Tune, and she joins Barbara Gray to talk about the plot and the early 1900’s setting.

Bestselling crime novelist J.A. Jance has decided to bring together the protagonists from her two most popular series in to her latest novel, Dance of the Bones.

Author and renowned herbal teacher and practitioner, Rosemary Gladstar, talks with Barbara Gray about natural health and healing and her book, Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide.

While Playboy may be changing some of the visual content in its magazine, there’s no denying the impact it has made to music, particularly jazz, over the decades.  Ron Esposito talks with Patty Farmer, the author of the new book Playboy Swings: How Hugh Hefner and Playboy Changed the Face of Music.

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