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Kathleen Hill’s Favorite Memoirs To Help Get You Through the Last Days of Our Writing Contest

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Inspired by an interview and memoir written by Kathleen Hill, BookTrib is hosting our first writing contest where anyone with a story to tell can write  for a chance to be a 2018 BookTrib Contributor.  Hill, who is also a professor of writing at Sarah Lawrence College will be judging the contest  along with Walt Gragg, author of The Red Line, and James R. Hannibal, author of The Fourth Ruby. We know many of you are looking forward to entering your work an need inspiration, but others, still, just want a list of recommended memoir to add to your collection. Here, we can oblige everyone with a list of suggested memoirs from Hill’s own personal collection along with her observations and recollections. Autobiography of…

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America the Beautiful: 8 Books That Open Your Heart and Mind

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For some time, the political discourse in America has not reflected our core value of inclusion and it appears intolerance is at an all-time high. Following the Charlottesville incident, which left 32-year old Heather Heyer dead and 19 others injured earlier this month, more people are standing up and rejecting hate in favor of love, diversity and an enduring spirit of cooperation. We’re tired of the racism, sexism, and discrimination against various communities. And while we may not have a plan of action just yet as to how we eradicate these, we can gain insight through research and literature. Literacy opens minds and one way to expand our cultural views is to read and embrace authors of all backgrounds. With…

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