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'Hair Dance' Author Signing

Local photographer Kelly Johnson will sign copies of her book "Hair Dance" from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday April 26 at Talking Drum Bookstore, 446 N.E. Killingsworth Street. "Hair Dance" has been chosen by the Bank Street College of Education as the best children's book of 2008. For more information call 503-288-4106 or to see more about the photographer visit www.kellyjohnsonphoto.com

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Bishop Jakes Honors Mothers in Latest Book


In his best-selling book, "The Lady, Her Lover, and Her Lord," Bishop T. D. Jakes examined a woman's most important relationships in life: with God, with her man, and with herself. In the smash hit "He-Motions," he turned his gaze to the hearts and minds of the other sex, offering both insight and empowerment to men and the women who love them.
Now, just in time for Mother's Day, Bishop Jakes brings us a book that celebrates motherhood and promises to be his most intensely personal book yet.

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Walker Confronts Her Fears in 'Baby Love'


Author Rebecca Walker's recent memoir, "Baby Love:    Choosing Motherhood After a Lifetime of Ambivalence, " tells the story of her pregnancy: not just the physical evolution, but also the emotional and intellectual transformation from ambivalence to certainty to unconditional love. It's the story of the birth of her son, as well as the tale of a generation — a wise, thought-provoking, and engaging memoir by a writer who has proven to be an important voice of her era.

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'Stars' Recalls Mythic Game

Narrated by gossip columnist Walter Winchell, "All the Stars Came Out That Night" a book by Kevin King, paints a vivid and moving portrait of Depression-era baseball—its raw joy and elegance but also its cursing, boozing, womanizing, and racism, and its odd relationships with bootleggers, racketeers, Hollywood stars, kidnappers, and even Dominican dictators.
The date was October 20, 1934, just days after Diz's Cardinals won the World Series....

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