Monthly Archives: December 2013

“I Hate Feminists,” She Said

Earlier this year I was riding around Atlanta on a lunch hour with my client’s personal assistant, Rhoda. A sharp 30-ish Black woman with a self-possessed air, she had just finished telling me the quick rundown of her life—started a … Continue reading

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Tethered to the Real World

By Doug Elwell Dear Everyman, Social media has wormed its way into almost every part of our lives—that is unless you’re making mud pies down by the river for a living. But for the rest of us there it is, all … Continue reading

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“West African Cuisine and Cultural Cookbook” book signing by Tina Osuocha

Some of you who’ve attended my classes at the Goodman South Madison Library Branch know Tina  Osuocha. Friday 12/13 she is celebrating the publication of her new book with a signing party! Tina is a native of Nigeria who learned … Continue reading

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Interview with Libby Atwater, author of “What Lies Within”

Last week I posted a review of Libby Atwater’s memoir, What Lies Within. Today I offer this interview with Libby, one of my colleagues in the Association of Personal Historians, of which she has been a member since 1997. We … Continue reading

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What Lies Within, by Libby J. Atwater

At the recent Association of Personal Historians conference I bought a copy of the memoir written by my colleague Libby Atwater, titled What Lies Within. Having heard that Libby was working on her memoir–and being aware of her “backstory” as … Continue reading

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