Midtown Reader Blog

September 20, 2019

How much do you know about Somalia?

The extent of information I possess about Somalia is that it’s a country in Africa, and there are often pirates off its coast. I also know it has the longest coastline on Africa’s mainland, but only thanks to Wikipedia.

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September 18, 2019

Jessica Handler, author of newly released The Magnetic Girl, said she’s always narrated her life, whether through journals she writes in extensively or the very involved and informative letters she used to write her friends when they were away at summer camp. Her first...

September 11, 2019

The attack on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001 was, essentially, our generation’s Pearl Harbor. If it happened during your lifetime, you can remember exactly where you were when you heard the news; many of us watched it happen on television and can remember see...

August 22, 2019

Sandi Poreda talks with debut author Nita Brooks about how she approaches writing and about her new novel, REDESIGNING HAPPINESS, which combines interior design, reality television, and family drama.

August 20, 2019

Blogger Sandi Poreda interviews writer Katherine Center after the release of her novel THINGS YOU SAVE IN A FIRE.