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Steve Almond's letters to Oprah

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message 1: by Katie (last edited Aug 25, 2016 12:30PM) (new)

Katie (lostsatellite) hello, this is my first post here...I lurked and read a few posts in the early days of this community, and then real life took over and I haven't been able to keep up or catch up...

but a link shared on BookSlut today fits very well into the idea behind this community, and the way our culture has been "Oprah-ized"'s letters written by Steve Almond (author of the wonderful Candyfreak as well as some short stories I've never read) to Oprah, and they're pretty spot-on...


message 2: by Alex (last edited Aug 25, 2016 12:30PM) (new)

Alex (alexinmadison) | 31 comments Oh.My.Lord. That's hysterical. Thanks Katie!!

message 3: by Roberta (last edited Aug 25, 2016 12:41PM) (new)

Roberta (robbi_t) Steve Almond to Oprah: "You're the Wal-Mart of Hope." Fabulous observation.

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Mary (dunderhead) | 1 comments Brilliant!

message 5: by Coalbanks (new)

Coalbanks | 2 comments They deserve each other. Actually the one (Steve) would not exist without the other.

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