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Fictional Bookshelf: What Members of Congress Might be Reading This Weekend

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In this turbulent political climate, we all have a sharp eye on Congress as they shape national policies that will affect us all for years to come.  But, with all that hard work, we worry about what about how they’re reading in their downtime. We hope that our leaders are prolific readers, turning to literature for answers and insights, but since we can’t get a look at their bookshelves with our own eyes, we are left to imagine what reads they turn to when bargaining across party lines becomes too much to handle. Here are the books we like to think members of Congress cozy up to on weekends: Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, Michael Wolff Wolff’s…

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From Obama to Trump (and Everything in Between): 2017 Election Day New Releases

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Since last November, Presidential politics and elections have been on everyone’s mind. Regardless of which side of the political aisle you fall, each of us has pondered the future of American politics and whether or not our democracy can withstand the impact of foreign intrusion and maintain its integrity for future generation. As voting citizens, we have the right to explore our political options and vote for the candidate we best see fit to lead our nation.  However, much can be learned from critical analysis and study of the political process. Today is yet another election day, and we will once again be deciding the very fate of the union. The majority of the races are for local candidates, but…

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Alec Baldwin, Gwyneth Paltrow, and More Light Up Authors Night 2017

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Literary luminaries lit up the warm and misty evening at the 13th annual Authors Night to benefit the 120-year-old East Hampton Library. In case you didn’t know, this is event is said to be the premier literary event of the Hamptons and one of the nation’s leading annual literary celebrations.   When I arrived, the parking lot was already full and shuttles, golf carts and mini buses helped attendees get to the massive tent that held 100 authors and more than 2,500 guests. The mood inside the tent was electric and abuzz with excitement. The first person I ran into was the “King of Shoes,” Steven Madden, who sold me shoes when I was in high school. He said he…

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Literary Luminaries and Celebrities Light Up the Hamptons for Authors Night 2017

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Literary luminaries lit up the warm and misty evening at the 13th annual Authors Night to benefit the 120-year-old East Hampton Library. In case you didn’t know, this is event is said to be the premier literary event of the Hamptons and one of the nation’s leading annual literary celebrations.   When I arrived, the parking lot was already full and shuttles, golf carts and mini buses helped attendees get to the massive tent that held 100 authors and more than 2,500 guests. The mood inside the tent was electric and abuzz with excitement.  The first person I ran into was the “King of Shoes,” Steven Madden, who sold me shoes when I was in high school. He said he…

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