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Tag: nonfiction

Cathy Carnew McBroom

  • May 2, 2022
Cathy Carnew McBroom was the whistleblower in the case of United States of America v. Samuel B. Kent, which is the subject of Code of Silence written by Lise Olsen. After 15 years of service with the U.S. District Court, McBroom retired and now lives happily with her husband in Belize. She is a mother...
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David Hendricks

  • April 27, 2022
David Hendricks retired from the San Antonio Express-News in 2018 after 42 years there. He covered City Hall, the Texas Legislature and was business editor for six years and business columnist for 26 years. He since has worked with Henry Cisneros in writing and research projects.
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Will Hurd

  • April 11, 2022
Will Hurd is a former member of Congress, cybersecurity executive, and officer in the CIA. For two decades hes been involved in the most pressing national security issues challenging the country whether it was overseas in dangerous places, boardrooms of international businesses or the halls of Congress. Will is a native of San Antonio and...
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Ron Nirenberg

  • April 11, 2022
Ron Nirenberg is the mayor of San Antonio, which has the 7th largest population in the United States and is one of the nations fastest growing cities. Under his leadership as mayor, the city has adopted an equity framework in budgeting to reduce poverty, improve public health, and overcome historical socioeconomic inequality. He is focused...
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John Phillip Santos

  • March 28, 2022
John Phillip Santos is a Rhodes Scholar, writer, journalist, and documentarian. In addition to television documentaries for CBS News and PBS, myriad magazine articles and newspaper work, he has authored two memoirs, Places Left Unfinished at the Time of Creation (1999 National Book Award Finalist), The Farthest Home is in An Empire of Fire (2010),...
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Eileen Myles

  • March 24, 2022
Eileen Myles the author of more than twenty books, including For Now, Evolution, Afterglow (a dog memoir), Chelsea Girls, and I Must Be Living Twice: New & Selected Poems 1974-2014. Myless many honors include four Lambda Literary Awards, the Clark Prize for Excellence in Arts Writing, the Shelley Memorial Award from the Poetry Society of...
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Susan Orlean

  • March 18, 2022
Susan Orlean has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1992. She is the New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including The Library Book; Rin Tin Tin; Saturday Night; The Orchid Thief, which was made into the Academy Awardwinning film Adaptation; and her latest On Animals. She lives with her family and her animals in Los Angeles.
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Suzanne Ohlmann

  • March 18, 2022
Suzanne Ohlmann is a registered nurse. A native Nebraskan, she currently lives in San Antonio with her husband and a quintet of dogs and cats. Her work has been published by the Associated Press, Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine, Longreads, and Texas Monthly. Shadow Migration: Mapping a Life is her first book.
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Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez

  • March 18, 2022
Roberto Rodríguez Dr. Cintli is an emeritus associate professor in the Mexican American Studies Department at the University of Arizona in Tucson where he has taught since 2008. He was born in Mexico and raised in East Los Angeles. He received his Bachelors at UCLA in 1976 and his Masters and Ph.D. at...
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Margo Jefferson

  • March 18, 2022
Winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Criticism, Margo Jefferson was for years a theater and book critic for Newsweek and The New York Times. Her writing also has appeared in, among other publications, Vogue, New York, and The New Republic. She is author of On Michael Jackson (2006) and is a professor of writing at...
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Lise Olsen

  • March 18, 2022
Lise Olsen is a Texas-based investigative reporter and author whose work has prompted reforms, freed the wrongfully detained, restored names to murder victims and contributed to the prosecutions of a corrupt congressman and a rogue federal judge. Her work has appeared in the Texas Observer, Texas Monthly, the Houston Chronicle and in documentaries on A...
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Mary Laura Philpott

  • March 18, 2022
Mary Laura Philpott, author of the national bestseller I Miss You When I Blink, writes essays that examine the overlap of the absurd and the profound in everyday life. Her writing has been featured frequently by The New York Times and appears in such outlets as The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Real Simple, and more....
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