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  • Leila Sales
    Leila Sales grew up outside of Boston, Massachusetts, and graduated from the University of Chicago. Now she lives in Brooklyn, New York, and works as a children's book editor. Leila spends most of her...

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  • James  Salter
    James Salter
    James Salter was the author of the novels Solo Faces, Light Years, A Sport and a Pastime, The Arm of Flesh (revised as Cassada), and The Hunters; the memoirs Gods of Tin and Burning the Days; the ...

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  • Mark Salter
    Mark Salter is a former Chief of Staff to Senator John McCain and a senior advisor in both the Senator's presidential campaigns. Prior to his promotion to chief of staff, he was for over three ...

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  • R.A.  Salvatore
    R.A. Salvatore
    As one of the fantasy genre's most successful authors, R.A. Salvatore enjoys an ever-expanding and tremendously loyal following. His books regularly appear on The New York Times bestseller lists...

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  • Mark  Salzman
    Mark Salzman
    Mark Salzman is a self-proclaimed agnostic. He is a graduate of Yale, an expert martial artist and an accomplished cellist.

    He is the author of several books, including Iron & Silk, an account of his...

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  • Preeta Samarasan
    Preeta Samarasan was born and raised in Malaysia but moved to the United States in high school. After spending several years ostensibly working on a dissertation on gypsy music in France, but all the ...

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  • Elizabeth D Samet
    Elizabeth D Samet
    Elizabeth D. Samet received her BA from Harvard and her PhD in English literature from Yale. She is the author of Willing Obedience: Citizens, Soldiers, and the Progress of Consent in America, 1776&#...

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  • Olivia Samms
    Raised in southern Michigan, Olivia Samms started writing stories as a young girl--she just didn't realize that was what she was doing. She built forts in the dense woods, grew gills under the water ...

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