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One of my favorite things is meeting our readers. Thus I am happy that I have a couple of events lined up where I can do just that.

First up is the Morristown Festival of Books. The schedule for Saturday, October 14th has been posted. I am moderating two panels: one with thriller authors Megan Miranda and Riley Sager, and the second called ”Following the Heart in Faraway Lands" with Min Jin Lee (whose PACHINKO was just longlisted for the National Book Award), Katie Kitamura and Chinelo Okparanta. And their keynote on Friday, October 13th is sold out; it will be featuring Ron Chernow, who wrote ALEXANDER HAMILTON (the one that inspired the hit musical) and whose new book is GRANT (releasing October 10th).

Though I have not been to school in decades, September still sparks a time of new beginnings. I may not be packing up my laptop to head to class, but I am making lists of things I want to accomplish, both with my reading and around the house. Right before I took a week off at the end of August, I curated a group of books that I wanted to read, from the piles around the house and on my bookshelves. Sometimes I can spend too much time looking for what I want to read, instead of just reading. It’s worked out well! I read six books over vacation, which you can read more about in this issue of the newsletter.