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Interview with Michèle Phoenix, author of ‘The Space Between Words’

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Watch our new author video interview, “15 minutes with… Michèle Phoenix,” now! Here, we talk about her new novel , The Space Between Words, how her travels inspire her writing and her work with “Third Culture Kids”.  You don’t want to miss this interview brought to you by NetGalley, Meryl Moss Media and BookTrib.com.   “There were seconds, when I woke, when the world felt unshrouded. Then memory returned.” When Jessica regains consciousness in a French hospital on the day after the Paris attacks, all she can think of is fleeing the site of the horror she survived. But Patrick, the steadfast friend who hasn’t left her side, urges her to reconsider her decision. Worn down by his insistence, she reluctantly agrees to…

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Je Suis Charlie Remembered One Year Later

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One year ago today gunmen opened fire and killed 12 people at the offices of the weekly satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo. The initial attack was followed by four more killings at a nearby Jewish market as well as a policewoman in a Montrouge suburb. Parisian police have already thwarted a potential attack today at a police station, but for the most part, the world is focusing on memorializing those lost in the religiously motivated attacks that took place last year. One of the most inspiring responses is the publication of an open-source book by Oxford University titled Tolerance: The Beacon of the Enlightenment (Open Book Publishers, December 2015) which collects classic works by Enlightenment thinkers on the value of religious tolerance.…

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