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Six Bridges Book Festival: Virginia Walden Ford

Note: In the interest of public health, the Six Bridges Book Festival will be postponed to the fall of 2020. For updates, see the book festival website.

Little Rock Family Taught This Education Activist to Stand Up for a Cause

Virginia Walden Ford is one of the few people who actually knows the answer to the question,


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Six Bridges Book Festival: Dan Piepenbring

The Mystery Remains: Co-Writing Prince’s Memoir in His Last Days

As one of the most influential musicians of our time, Prince spread the funky gospel of love in all its forms. His frankness about sexual desire and experience was shocking to the 1980s world that saw him rise to mega-stardom. Self-appointed guardians of morality railed against his music even as his work shaped a young generation who learned through his funk fusions to love their physical bodies and to dance like the world was ending.


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Guy Choate’s Debut Book Launches with Art Exhibition by Evan Hallmark

Guy Choate is known by a band of enthusiastic followers for his candid, funny nonfiction that he reads at monthly installments of the Argenta Reading Series. This Friday, Choate will celebrate his debut book launch at the Bookstore at Library Square with an exhibition of the book’s artwork by Evan Hallmark and a book signing.


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Six Bridges Book Festival: William C. Davis

Adept Storytelling Shows Why Battle of New Orleans Still Matters for Today’s America

William C. Davis believes in the power of a well-told tale, especially when writing history. His dedication to narrative comes through in his absorbing recent work, The Greatest Fury: The Battle of New Orleans and the Rebirth of America.


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Six Bridges Book Festival: R. Eric Thomas

Laugh-Out-Loud Humor Has Deep Spiritual Center in Memoir of Growing Up Gay, Black, and Christian

If you know R. Eric Thomas from his work as a daily humor columnist for ELLE Magazine online, you’re familiar with ebullient, hilarious flights of snark and fancy like his postmortem on the Democratic primary’s Iowa Caucus:

“Yes,


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Six Bridges Book Festival: Mayra Cuevas

Romance Smolders for Latina Aspiring Chef in YA debut Salty, Bitter, Sweet

Author Mayra Cuevas believes in the power of joyful stories.

As a teenager in Puerto Rico, she found solace from the turbulence of her parents’ divorce in great Latin American writers like Gabriel García Márquez and Isabel Allende.


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Silas House to Speak on Love, Faith, and Judgment in His Novel SOUTHERNMOST

On February 25, author Silas House will speak in person on his timely and powerful novel Southernmost, as a guest of the Oxford American magazine’s speaker series South Words.

House’s novel tells a story that manages to be both fresh and painfully familiar for many in the south. When evangelical preacher Asher Sharp offers shelter to two gay men after a catastrophic flood,


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Six Bridges Book Festival: Rob Hart

Visionary Thriller The Warehouse Warns that Dystopia Looms Near

Rob Hart was already a successful author when he began work on his latest novel, The Warehouse. With a number of crime thrillers under his belt and another novel co-authored with megauthor James Patterson, Hart’s future looked bright. But when The Warehouse garnered a six-figure book deal and was optioned for film by Ron Howard,


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