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Library Life Episode Features Interview with Mary Hutchings Reed

Episode 163 of Library Life  features an interview with me at “my mother’s library,” Mt. Prospect Public Library, on my novels and becoming a writer.

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Saluting the Sun Now Available in Paperback

April 20 is the “official” launch of Saluting the Sun, but it is available now in paperback (in addition to previously released electronic version).  Click through from my site, or go to (use your smile account!).  10% of my proceeds benefit LAF, the largest provider of free civil legal services to the underserved of […]

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New Website Coming Soon

So happy to be working with web designer Tom Kepler on a redesign of  His tagline is “Clean Design is Fun,” and working with him has taught me a lot about how to use my site to better advantage, and to make it more interesting and easily navigable for my readers.  Look for my […]

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Saluting the Sun Available on Kindle

  Susie Isaacs and David Robson from Ampersand told me that Saluting the Sun is now available for Kindle on  We’re hoping to get 20+ reviews on amazon suring this “soft launch” period.  right now, only $3.99!  To encourage you to read and review!  

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My Retirement Party

My retirement party, hosted by Brian Heidelberger, was so much fun!  Thanks to all who attended, both from Winston, and all the firms and places old “Sidleys” ended up.  This is the Winston group as it now stands, stronger than ever!  Steve and me now “emeritus”–proud parents!!

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