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Left on Tenth: A Second Chance at Life

The bestselling, beloved writer of romantic comedies like You've Got Mail tells her own late-in-life love story in her "resplendent memoir," complete with a tragic second act and joyous resolution.

Delia Ephron had struggled through several years of heartbreak. She'd lost her sister, Nora, and then her husband, Jerry, both to cancer. Several months after Jerry's death, she decided to make one small change in her life--she shut down his landline, which crashed her internet. She ended up in Verizon hell.

Muggsy: My Life from a Kid in the Projects to the Godfather of Small Ball

A candid and insightful memoir from one the NBA's most unlikely stars.

Growing up, Muggsy Bogues was always told he should do something else, anything besides basketball. He never acknowledged his many doubters except to prove them spectacularly wrong.


Twenty years after receiving his first basketball as a toddler, he stood proud--at five-foot-three--as the starting point guard for the Charlotte Hornets in the NBA.

Remembering Alice Dunbar-Nelson: A Respectable New Orleans Activist

Event date: 
03/08/2022 - 12:00pm
Event address: 
701 N 4th St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

The Louisiana Center for the Book in the State Library of Louisiana will present its inaugural program celebrating Women’s History Month with a presentation by Louisiana native Dr. Tara T. Green, author of Love, Activism, and the Respectable Life of Alice Dunbar-Nelson. The presentation will be held in the first floor Seminar Center of the State Library in Baton Rouge on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at 12:00 p.m. The State Library of Louisiana is located at 701 North 4th Street, Baton Rouge, LA.

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