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Terry Pluto discusses sports, faith & his favorite interview

Sportswriting legend Terry Pluto visited us last Tuesday, and he had a lot to say on a range of topics. He discussed: why baseball is his favorite sport to write about the last time he interviewed LeBron James one on … Continue reading

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Author Scott Raab discusses hometown pride and Cleveland sports

Scott Raab, author of You’re Welcome, Cleveland and The Whore of Akron, visited the library to talk about his love for Cleveland and its sports teams. Raab spent decades interviewing celebrities for GQ and Esquire, and he’s mastered both sides of the Q & A. Watch our … Continue reading

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D.M. Pulley returns to talk writing, torso slayings

Award-winning writer D.M. Pulley is returning to Mentor Public Library on Thursday, Nov. 30, to help us conclude National Novel Writing Month. First, Pulley will lead a session where writers can share and discuss their stories that they’ve written this month at 6:30 … Continue reading

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Learn ‘How to Speak Midwestern’ with Edward McClelland

Edward McClelland, the author of How to Speak Midwestern, visited our library earlier this month. If you missed his talk, you can still watch our interview with him. McClelland: takes us on a tour of some of the region’s most … Continue reading

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Author Dan Chaon talks Ray Bradbury, Modest Mouse & writing from outside the fishbowl

When he was 13, Dan Chaon—the author of bestseller Ill Will and National Book Award finalist Among the Missing—corresponded with Ray Bradbury. (Yes, that Ray Bradbury.) When Chaon visited in May, he shared with us two pieces of writing advice that … Continue reading

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