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On a rainy night in September, Seattle chefs and food writers--and a scribble of children's book authors--gathered for an event called "Cultivating Readers" at the Seattle Central Library. Thanks to Governor Jay Inslee's August 7 proclamation, it's Food Literacy Month in Washington State, and First Lady Trudi Inslee is there with the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and moderator Philip Lee of Readers to Eaters--with a basket of home-grown vegetables--to begin a lively conversation about food and books.
“The Courage To Conquer”, a book written by Jamaican motivational speaker and former leading insurance executive Tony Williamson, recently led him to the stage of a conference of the world’s leading life insurance and financial services professionals. Williamson addressed the international Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT ) at its 2015 annual convention at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel on June 14.
A Jamaican writer has made history by becoming the first ever national of his country to ever be shortlisted for a top UK literary award. Here are five facts about Marlon James: Marlon James is the first Jamaican to be nominated for the Man Booker Prize.
Wm. Paul Young isn't afraid to tackle big theological themes. In the phenomenally selling The Shack, a man in the midst of suffering meets the Trinity in down-to-earth personhood. Now, in Eve (Howard Books, $16 paperback), Young writes about the creation of the world and original sin. The lyricism of the novel, especially in his description of the Creation, is breathtaking. He explained:
“The Courage To Conquer”, a book written by Jamaican motivational speaker and former leading insurance executive Tony Williamson, recently led him to the stage of a conference of the world’s leading life insurance and financial services professionals. Williamson addressed the international Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT ) at its 2015 annual convention at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel on June 14.
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