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June Cross Tells NOLA’s Story; Chris Quinn Has Competition; Easier Bra for Aging Fingers; Washington Elena Kagan’s New Law School

By Elizabeth Willse
‘New Orleans Is Not A City That People Leave.’ Tonight, on PBS on January 6th, we can learn what June Cross, filmmaker and Columbia University journalism professor, has been doing in New Orleans all this time:¬† tracing “The Old Man and the Storm.” Cross spent almost two years documenting the struggles of the Gettridge family as they worked¬† to rebuild…
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Books

Book Review: The Writing Class Will Please Adrenaline Junkies

By Elizabeth Willse
By Elizabeth Willse/Bio The Writing ClassBy Jincy WillettThomas Dunne BooksJune 2008 326 pp Setting a whodunit in the middle of an adult education writing class makes for an blend of suspense and quirky comedy. Jincy Willett's "The Writing Class" features a misanthropic instructor — Amy Gallup, a middle-aged novelist who spends the first class writing notes in the margins of…
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