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The son of two writers, John Berendt grew up in Syracuse, New York. He
earned a B.A. in English from Harvard University, where he worked on the staff of The
Harvard Lampoon. After graduating in 1961, he moved to...
Howard Blum is the author of eight previous books, including the national bestsellers Wanted!, The Gold of Exodus, and Gangland. Currently a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, Blum was also a reporter...
Research shows that 90% of Americans value public libraries(Dec 11 2013) According to a survey by the Pew Research Center, about 90% of Americans aged 16 and older said that the closing of their local public library would have an...