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"John H. Muller" <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 28 Apr 2014 14:25:46 -0400
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Tarnoff was on C-Span's Book TV this weekend. He was speaking at City Light

John Muller, 30
author of *Mark Twain in Washington, D.C.: The Adventures of a Capital

On Sun, Apr 27, 2014 at 4:26 PM, Arianne <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Sacramento was almost his last stop on a book tour and I'm glad
> I was able to see and hear him here .  He read a section of his book,  "The
> Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who Reinvented American
> Literature," which made me and my friends believe he should do the reading
> for an audiobook.  Wonderful voice and fascinating material.   He fielded
> the many questions with ease and charmed all who stood in line to get
> books signed.  (I saw one lady walk away with FIVE of them.  For Christmas,
> she said.)  I was able to pass on a message about fact that the San
> Francisco  Library bought 27 of them to cover all the branches.  That
> pleased him because he's spent a lot of time in those libraries.  I also
> gave him the address if he'd like to join The Mark Twain Forum..
> If you missed seeing Ben Tarnoff's presentation anywhere, you can get an
> idea of what it was like by visiting his website at:
> There is a short video with a marvelous selection of photos plus a sample
> of his reading from the book.   I also enjoyed   that  the website included
> a summary of the great reviews his book has received.
> The Sacramento Bee had   published an interview with him so the occasion
> was well attended, but I noticed a curious fact.  Almost everybody in the
> audience was a senior citizen.  This makes me wonder, is Mark Twain
> accumulating any YOUNG fans?  I hope so.
> Thought you might want to hear about it.
> Arianne Laidlaw

John Muller
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*Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C: The Lion of Anacostia
History Press, 2012] - Winner of 2013
Mark Twain in Washington, D.C.: The Adventures of a Capital
Correspondent<>[The History Press, October 29,