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Subject: I met Philippa Gregory!
Date Posted: 9/15/2009 9:51 PM ET
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A friend of mine is a librarian, and her library hosted a talk, book reading, and book signing with Philippa Gregory.  Let me tell you, she was a great speaker--I highly encourage you to go see her if you get the chance.  She was extremely funny--I laughed as much as if I had been to a comedy show--but was also very knowledgable and interesting to listen to. 

Date Posted: 9/15/2009 10:17 PM ET
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Wow - how cool is that!  I love her books.

Date Posted: 9/15/2009 11:30 PM ET
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What a wonderful opportunity!

Date Posted: 9/16/2009 2:22 AM ET
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How great for you!  To meet someone you admire.

Date Posted: 9/16/2009 7:41 AM ET
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Glad you enjoyed it!

Date Posted: 9/16/2009 5:52 PM ET
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that is so cool! i wish there was a green smiley---green with envy!

Date Posted: 9/16/2009 11:54 PM ET
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I've yet to read a Phillipa Gregory book, primarily because I'm just not that into the Tudor period.   However, I know the thrill of meeting one of your favorite authors.   It's especially great when you find out that they are good people.    I'm happy for you!

Date Posted: 9/17/2009 10:02 AM ET
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That is awesome.  She was at the National Book Festival last year and we were in DC at the time but didn't get a chance to see her.  She is what started me on Historical Fiction.

Date Posted: 9/19/2009 5:35 PM ET
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I am so absolutely jealous!  Congrats on meeting such an accomplished and interesting lady.



Last Edited on: 9/19/09 5:35 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 9/23/2009 2:26 PM ET
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I'm so jelous.