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Charles Blow
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#FireShutUpInMyBones is a Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Best Book of 2014! http://www.hmhco.com/parents-and-kids/best-of-2014
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Congratulations!!! on your Achievements brother.
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My appearances tomorrow (Monday) to discuss #FireShutUpInMyBones: The Leonard Lopate Show (WNYC-FM), The Karen Hunter Show (SiriusXM Satellite Radio) & The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute (all in NYC). http://www.roosevelthouse.hunter.cuny.edu/events/charles-m-blow-fire-shut-bones-memoir/
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Tomorrow I'll be on MSNBC's The Cyclem and at the Irondale Center in Brooklyn talking #FireShutUpInMyBones. Come out and hang out... http://www.greenlightbookstore.com/event/charles-blow-offsite #TeamFire
Monday, October 13, 7:00 PM OFFSITE EVENT: Irondale Center Good Neighbors and Greenlight Bookstore present. An Evening with Charles Blow, author of Fire Shut Up In My Bones In conversation with Gbenga Akinnagbe Food provided by: No. 7 Restaurant and Chef Tyler Kord ...
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Read my interview with @gawker's Jason Parham about #FireShutUpInMyBones and let me know what you think. http://review.gawker.com/how-should-we-define-masculinity-a-q-a-with-charles-bl-1643322292
"Writing in general by black men from the south is very slim. To the degree that it exists—it's women." It's a Thursday in early October and we're at The Lamb's Club in Midtown, a high-priced food depository where hundred-dollar business lunches have become daily rituals. Amid the clatter of silverware and conversation, New York Times columnist Charles Blow opens up about his new memoir, Fire Shut Up in My Bones—a deeply personal account of growi...
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ICYMI: Sunday NYT Book Review on #FireShutUpInMyBones: "A complex bildungsroman of a memoir." http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/05/books/review/charles-m-blows-fire-shut-up-in-my-bones.html?_r=0 Order and buy in stores today! #TeamFire
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Sunday NYTimes Book Review on #FireShutUpInMyBones is a rave! Brilliantly captures higher literary ambition of the work. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/05/books/review/charles-m-blows-fire-shut-up-in-my-bones.html?_r=0
In this memoir, the Times columnist Charles M. Blow describes how he surmounted his rage at childhood mistreatment.
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Catch me tonight on MSNBC's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell at 10 p.m. ET talking #FireShutUpInMyBones. #TeamFire
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I caught it and it's excellent. You are living a dream that I'm currently pursuing! Even the title of your book is invigorating! God bless you and keep on writing!
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Charles Ealy at the Austin American Statesman abt my upcoming appearance at the Texas Book Festival: "Raves are deserved"
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Charles, pls consider doing story on me & my severally disabled son Kaiser hide that I had MRSA from me for years, now denying treatment. Need to live for son. 9169914210. Holding on for son.
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People Magazine on #FireShutUpInMyBones: "Searing and unforgettable." #TeamFire 
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Browse best seller lists, book reviews & news for authors, fiction & non-fiction, literature, biographies, memoirs, children's books, science fiction & self-help."
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Great news: #FireShutUpInMyBones is now in the Amazon top 100!!! Thanks #TeamFire & thanks Lawrence O'Donnell!!! You rock! We did it! We are now officially Amazon best sellers... http://www.amazon.com/Fire-Shut-Up-My-Bones/dp/0544228049/ref=zg_bs_books_27
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Read my Q&A w Pamela Paul, the editor of The New York Times Book Review...
The Op-Ed columnist discusses what books he has enjoyed reading and what he can’t wait to read.
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    Mass Communications, 1992
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Review: 'Fire Shut Up in My Bones'
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Fire Shut Up in My Bones By Charles Blow Memoir September 2014 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN: 978-0544228047 The youngest of five boys in a

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A gorgeous, moving memoir of how one of America's most innovative and respected journalists found his voice by coming to terms with a painfu

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A gorgeous, moving memoir of how one of America's most innovative and respected journalists found his voice by coming to terms with a pai...