NPR’s Book Concierge: Guide To 2014’s Great Reads

  • Famous Writers I Have Known was included in the Best Books of 2014 list of titles loved by the NPR staff this year, with a recommendation by librarian and book critic Nancy Pearl.
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2014 Illumine Fiction Award from the Austin Public Library Friends Foundation

  • Famous Writers I Have Known was recognized with the Illumine Fiction Award at the Library Foundation's annual benefit, which honors members of the Austin community for outstanding literary achievement.
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