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Lily Koppel

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Lily Koppel is the critically acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author of The Astronaut Wives Club (Now an ABC Television Series Premiering June 18th at 8|7c) and The Red Leather Diary. "[An] entertaining and quirky throwback...This is truly a great snapshot of the times," says Publisher's Weekly of The Astronaut Wives Club. She has written for The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post, and Glamour. Koppel grew up in Chicago and attended Barnard College and Oxford. She currently resides in New York. ...more

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The Astronaut Wives Club

3.31 avg rating — 25,746 ratings — published 2013 — 26 editions
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"I am a total NASA junkie. I loved it!!!!"
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"I thoroughly enjoyed reading about the different groups of astronaut wives (Mercury Seven, The Next Nine, The Fourteen, The Scientists, and the Original Nineteen) and how they intermingled, or not. The background stories of each of the wives was very" Read more of this review »
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"As a young teen during the selection of the original 7 Mercury astronauts, I found the space program exciting and romantic.... for the wives of the 7 original astronauts it was anything but...
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“Florence has a passion for books. When she saw the one she was seeking, she would recognize it, as if the volume had belonged to her in a previous life.”
Lily Koppel, The Red Leather Diary: Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal

“How I love - writing, acting, breathing the atmosphere- and one day I'll have it. If I cannot write, I shall die.”
Lily Koppel, The Red Leather Diary: Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal
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“We are living now. We shall not live long. No one should tell us we shall live again. This is our little while. This is our chance.”
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“Florence has a passion for books. When she saw the one she was seeking, she would recognize it, as if the volume had belonged to her in a previous life.”
Lily Koppel, The Red Leather Diary: Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal

“We are living now. We shall not live long. No one should tell us we shall live again. This is our little while. This is our chance.”
Lily Koppel, The Red Leather Diary: Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal

“How I love - writing, acting, breathing the atmosphere- and one day I'll have it. If I cannot write, I shall die.”
Lily Koppel, The Red Leather Diary: Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal
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Rachel HI Lily: We last spoke when we were put in touch by Charles Gordon. I hope you are well. I wanted so send you a link to my latest short on best-selling author James Ellroy and jacket designer Chip Kidd. http://knopf.knopfdoubleday.com/2009/...


message 2: by Angie

Angie Lily it was so nice to meet you! I'm so gald you made it to Albuquerque and I hope you return to share you next book with us :) Thanks again for signing our bbok marks... that was very sweet of you. Have a great tour

Angie


message 1: by Maria

Maria Hi Lily

I've just finished reading 'The Red Leather Diary'. It's a wonderful book. One of the best books I've read all year. Congratulations on bringing Florence Wolfson's story to life so well.


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