Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

Here is the transcript from our last TweetChat on Friday, January 27, 2012, when we talked with Heidi Durrow, author of The Girl Who Fell from the Sky and Co-Founder of the Mixed Roots Film and Literary Festival (submissions are due soon – by February 15th!). If you didn’t get to participate and want to weigh in on anything we discussed with Heidi, please leave a comment below and share your thoughts!

You can find the transcript here, in a pdf.

*Note that this chat was held on Friday, from 3pm-4pm EDT. The times you see in the transcript are indicative of the fact that the person who captured this transcript is located in Germany. Thanks Kim!

Please join our next live every-other-week TweetChat on Friday, February 10th at 3pm EDT!

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by Rayuela

Cry, the Beloved Country was written by Alan Paton and was first published in Great Britain in 1948. It is set in the South Africa of the 1940s (1946 to be precise) – a country fraught with racial tensions and searching desperately for a solution to its problems. Apartheid was instituted only four months after book was published. (more…)

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