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Book Lovers Mob Tucson: Photos

Travel Photo Thursday

Tucson Festival of Books
Where do we go?

We call it TFOB: Tucson Festival of Books. Even though the gathering is only a few years old, it is enormous and anybody who lives in Tucson, or happens to travel to Tucson in March will have the opportunity to meet hundreds of authors and learn about an enormous number of communication-related things. Just show up at the University of Arizona Campus on the designated weekend. Continue reading Book Lovers Mob Tucson: Photos

Celebrating Centennial: Arizona Women

Celebrating Arizona’s Centennial

From Pioneer home, Ft. Apache, AZ
From a pioneer home, Ft. Apache, AZ

Two brand new books and one from last year, celebrate some of the women who helped build Arizona in the past 100 years, and the years when it was a Territory. Women were celebrated in Arizona from the beginning. Arizona wrote women’s suffrage into their constitution, making it one of the first states to allow women to vote, and one year after the territory became a state, a woman was elected to public office. We currently have a woman Governor (our fourth). The Arizona Women’s Hall of Fame celebrates Arizona women in the state capitol of Phoenix. Continue reading Celebrating Centennial: Arizona Women

Book Lovers Flood Tucson

Tucson Festival of Books on University of Arizona Campus
Tucson Festival of Books main drag

Destination: Tucson, Arizona

Event: Tucson Festival of Books, 2011

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The Tucson Festival of Books has grown rapidly in its three years. Organizers say there were 100,000 people there in March 2011, and I think that is true. Continue reading Book Lovers Flood Tucson