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"A Light of Her Own," "I Was Anastasia," and "The Only Woman in the Room" - Historical Fiction.


On this edition of The Weekly Reader, we do a little time traveling through history to meet a trio of extraordinary women for the ages. Book critic Marion Winik gives us her take on Carrie Callaghan's "A Light of Her Own," Ariel Lawhon's "I Was Anastasia," and Marie Benedict's "The Only Woman in the Room."

A Light of her Own, by Carrie Callaghan, Amberjack 

I Was Anastasia, by Ariel Lawhon, Doubleday 

The Only Woman in the Room, by Marie Benedict, Sourcebooks


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Lisa Morgan covered the local arts community as co-creator and host of WYPR’s award-winning program The Signal from 2004 to 2015. She has created and produced many programs for WYPR, including news stories, features, commentaries, and audio documentaries. She taught audio production at Goucher College and has done voice-over work for a variety of clients. The Weekly Reader is her latest project.
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