Monthly Archives: October 2011

Choosing Your Author Name Should be a No-Brainer, Right? Not Necessarily

I wonder how many other writers struggle with their author name. My book documents Sugar Hill, Harlem during the doo-wop era, when stickball reigned, the Apollo was the hottest ticket in town, and I was a skinny kid named Jeanie … Continue reading

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Refurbished Hamilton Grange Opens in Harlem — Why it Matters

In 1802, Founding Father, Alexander Hamilton built his estate, the Grange, in Harlem Heights. ¬†As a young girl in the 1960s, I lived across the street from the house. Beyond its historical and architectural significance, it matters symbolically that the … Continue reading

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Kindle vs. iPad

I love my ipad. Which do you like better? Here’s an article I found intersting. Kindle Fire vs. iPad: Which is right for you? http://www.cnn.com/2011/09/28/tech?gaming-gadgets?kindle-fire-vs-ipad/

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Borders Out of Business

Here’s an article on one my favorite stores closing down. I’ll miss you Borders. What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask. http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/retail/2011-07-20-Borders-Effect_n.htm

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