Elizabeth Carden

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Author from United States

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What the Pope Reads

You can tell a lot about person by what they read. Since the moment he shyly greeted us from the Vatican balcony and asked for our prayers a mere 18 months ago, the world has been trying to understand the phenomena that is Pope Francis. Last year, he gave an…

Taking Long Looks

People without hope not only don’t write novels…they don’t read them. They don’t take long looks at anything. —Flannery O’Connor, Mystery and Manners I detest most games, especially board (or is it bored?) games. Even as a child, as the rest of my siblings and cousins eagerly gathered around our…

My Mom, the Storyteller

Most writers seem to come from families of voracious readers. I am not one of those writers. Mom and I at a pub in Galway, Ireland. Not a book in sight. Unlike me, my mother would much prefer a good Masterpiece Theater or some witty conversation to reading a book.…

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