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2017 Kenny Award Recipients Jim & Diane Landskroener

The Hedgelawn Foundation and the Kent County Arts Council announce […]

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2018 Grateful American Book Prize competition

WASHINGTON, DC – The Grateful American Book Prize is accepting submissions for its 2018 awards. Author and publisher David Bruce Smith is co-founder, along with the late Dr. Bruce Cole, a former Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, who suggested the establishment of the Prize.  The aim was to encourage authors and publishers to produce “good, […]

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Book of the Week: HOW TO BE YOUR OWN BEST FRIEND

Mildred Newman’s, Bernard Berkowitz’s, and Jean Owen’s, HOW TO BE YOUR OWN BEST FRIEND; advice.

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February 2018 Book Recommendations

Shashi Ishai’s AVIGAIL; a Dear Abby-like sage from the times of Moses tarries with Erma Bombeck and Woody Allen in the desert. Willa Cather’s, LUCY GAYHEART; a girl leaves her home town to study music in Chicago. Ayn Rand’s, ATLAS SHRUGGED; Howard Roark wants to control the world, and he almost succeeds. A “continuation” of The Fountainhead. […]

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Jewish Literature Live! 2018 Authors Announced

Jewish Literature Live! hosts rising and renowned Jewish American writers to speak with the GW and literary community. David Bruce Smith, a graduate and former trustee of George Washington University, and Professor Faye Moskowitz established the course in 2009. Jewish Literature Live! 2018 Schedule Owen Lewis, poet and psychoanalyst Tuesday, January 30, 2018 Marvin Center […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr. 2018 Awardees

The Chester Valley Ministers’ Association presents the annual Martin Luther […]

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Statement by David Bruce Smith, co-founder and co-inaugural judge, with Dr. Bruce Cole, of the Grateful American Book Prize on Dr. Cole’s passing

Dr. Bruce Cole was more than a scholar; he inspired all of us who came to know him. In fact, the Grateful American Book Prize was established at his urging. His death at the age of 79 came as a surprise. He was an irreplaceable, selfless, enthusiastic advocate of young and old learners about the […]

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An Evening with the Arts

An evening to celebrate the Past, Present, and Future Artists […]

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Book of the Week: GATHER TOGETHER IN MY NAME by Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou’s, GATHER TOGETHER IN MY NAME; motherhood, and more. The author’s life continues in volume two of her memoirs.

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Book of the Week: WAIT FOR ME by Judith Viorst

Judith Viorst’s, WAIT FOR ME AND OTHER POEMS ABOUT THE IRRITATIONS AND CONSOLATIONS OF A LONG MARRIAGE; how spouses maneuver the intricacies of a relationship.

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