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Book Review: “Fly Away!” Like really far, far away…

“Fly Away” By Kristin Hannah 416 pp. St. Martin’s Press. $18.77 “Fly Away” is the second book in the “Firefly Lane” series by Kristin Hannah, and picks up where its predecessor, the best-selling novel “Firefly Lane,” left off. In “Fly Away,” readers revisit Tully Hart as she tries to overcome the untimely death of her […]

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Iraqi Jew reads from memoir about struggles in 1960s

Dr. Cynthia Kaplan Shamash, who was one of the last remaining Jews in Iraq, read a section of her memoir that explained how her people were brutally treated during the 1960s. She read from “The Strangers We Became: Lessons in Exile From One of Iraq’s Last Jews” on March 3 in the Benjamin Rosenthal Library, […]

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English Professor releases two books on the Beat Generation

Queens College Professor John Tytell taught English and literature for more than 50 years. He recently released two new books titled “Writing Beat and Other Occasions of Literary Mayhem” and “The Beat Interviews,” which both examine legendary writers of the Beat Generation. Tytell discovered the works by Beat Generation writers while in college and was […]

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