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2014 NEW ENGLAND BOOK FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

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The New England Book Festival is holding a FREE and open to the public daytime book fair and publishing seminar on Saturday, January 18, 2014 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Omni Parker House Hotel, 60 School Street in Boston, 02108.
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Interview with 2013 Hollywood Book Festival winner Jonathan Womack.

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Jonathan Womack’s “A Cry for a Hero” was the grand prize winner of the 2013 Hollywood Book Festival.  The story is a fast-paced action-adventure novel that centers on a man’s ability to leave his body and become an energy being with strange powers.
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Author Has Faith in Monumental Theories

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Faith Booysen is the author of “The Sphinx and Stonehenge Connection,” a book that compares the internationally known monuments and interprets their meanings. After receiving an honorable mention at the Paris Book Festival, we sat down with Booysen for a few questions regarding her work.

 
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Greg Attonito of The Bouncing Souls – Keynote – DIY Convention ’04

DIY Panel on Marketing - New YorkSince 1987, The Bouncing Souls have been making an uncompromising brand of punk rock. At the 2004 DIY Convention@CMJ, Jersey Beat’s Jim Testa asked lead singer Greg Attonito to explain the secrets of the band’s long-lived success in the event’s keynote one-on-one conversation….

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JM: Jim Testa

JT: I give you our keynote speaker now,  who probably needs no introduction. This gentleman, who I’ve known for a long time, and his band have produced eight full length albums, six EP’s, three split EP’s, and more 7 inches and compilation cuts that either one of us could keep track of. They just played last night at BB King’s, a sold out show.  Ladies and gentlemen,  Greg Attonito from the Bouncing Souls.  (applause)

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Sikander

SIKANDERM. Salahuddin Khan’s “Sikander” is an epic story centered in Afghanistan and Pakistan, detailing a young man’s coming-of-age against a backdrop of multiple conflicts.

The winner of the Paris and Los Angeles book festivals, M. Salahuddin Khan has since gained traction with major publishers. We asked author Khan to update us on his activities.

DIY Convention: You started your author career at a later age that a lot of writers. What finally motivated you?


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