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Katherine Nouri Hughes

Can’t Get Enough of the Big News? Here Are Some More Royal Reads!

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From now until the big day next spring, we look forward to all the updates on wedding details and invitation lists for the British royal family when Prince Harry Weds Meghan Markle! Because we’re obsessed with royalty (The Princess Diaries is a big subject of discussion in the office today), we thought we’d bring you a special list of books on royal families all over the world and some families whose names are like royalty. Learn about the royals of Monaco, Jordan, and more. Become immersed in the world of royalty… if only for a little while: Diana: Her True Story – in Her Own Words, Andrew Morton What list on royalty wouldn’t start out with Princess Diana? She captured the hearts and…

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Strength of a Woman: Katherine Nouri Hughes’ ‘The Mapmaker’s Daughter’ Sheds a New Light on History

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Katherine Nouri Hughes is Iraqi-Irish by birth. Graduating from Princeton University with a Masters Degree in Near Eastern Studies, Hughes has published two books on K-12 education.  Formerly a communications executive in the public and private sectors, Hughes  serves on the boards of the American University in Cairo, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and public television station, WNET/13. Hughes was married to former U.S. Attorney and Attorney General of New Jersey Robert Del Tufo, who passed away in 2016. She lives in Princeton, New Jersey  and remains an active force at her alma mater, Princeton University’s Near Eastern Studies department as a member of the advisory council. Hughes and has two daughters and two grandchildren. In her debut novel, The Mapmaker’s Daughter, Hughes…

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DIY MFA: Sitting in with Katherine Nouri Hughes

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This week, Gabriela Pereira sits down with Katherine Nouri Hughes to speak with her about her newest novel that is about to hit stores, The Mapmaker’s Daughter at age 67! You can listen to some amazing details that you may have wanted to know about her novel, such as the historical framework of the novel and the craft of writing the truth in fiction through your own experiences. This involves taking something historical and creating an exciting and believable novel. She also discusses other subjects that would be helpful to anyone who is looking to sit down and write, such as how to keep the proportions of your story’s narrative in check, how to be calm and relaxed when you are writing,…

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