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Reviews by Peg Lamphier

Around the World in Seventy-Two Days

by Nellie Bly

Nellie Bly is one of those female authors we should know better than we do. She pioneered journalism as a career for women and in so doing changed journalism--she had to be more sensationalist to get work. Thus her award winning expose of an insane asylum and this book-- a stunt to prove that Vern was right and that a woman could get around the world faster than Phinneas Fogg.

Reviewed on 2011.07.27

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Carrie Doyle
Carrie Doyle's mysteries are extra cozy. She loves keeping her readers guessing, but also appealing to their senses with charming scenes straight from East Hampton, quirky characters and mouthwatering food descriptions. When she is not writing her latest novel, Doyle is sure to be part of one of a myriad of projects, which may include co-writing with another author, doing magazine articles, interviewing celebrities, arranging events or cooking up a storm in the kitchen. As our Author of the Day, Doyle talks about why her books are so yummy, gives us some insights in the character of Antonia Bingham and reveals why East Hampton is her favorite place in the world.
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