Bookmarked with Sarah McCoy: Author Guest Elizabeth Cobbs

Bookmarked with Sarah McCoy welcomes bestselling author Elizabeth Cobbs for conversation about her new book, The Tubman Command, a historical novel inspired by the life of Underground Railroad hero, Harriet Tubman. 

Elizabeth earned her Ph.D. at Stanford University, and now teaches history at Texas A&M University. Her books have won four literary prizes, two for American history and two for fiction. Elizabeth has been a Fulbright scholar in Ireland and a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. She has served on the Historical Advisory Committee of the U.S. State Department and on the jury for the Pulitzer Prize in History.

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Influential Authors at 10th Annual Gaithersburg Book Festival

Sarah McCoy was among the featured authors at the 10th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival in Gaithersburg, Maryland. With a crowd estimated at 23,500, this is quickly becoming one of the most popular book parties in the nation and a great kickoff to summer reading festivities.

“I love coming to this festival, it really is one of the best in the nation and I have gone to almost all the book festivals in the nation,” said McCoy.

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Bookmarked with Sarah McCoy: Author Guest John Burnham Schwartz

Bookmarked with Sarah McCoy welcomes bestselling author John Burnham Schwartz for a fascinating conversation about his new book, The Red Daughter, a historical novel inspired by the life of Joseph Stalin’s daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva.

Schwartz is the bestselling author of five novels, including Northwest CornerThe Commoner, and Reservation Road, which was made into a film based on his screenplay. His books have been translated into twenty languages, and he has done extensive screen and television writing for the major Hollywood studios, including as screenwriter of HBO Films’ The Wizard of Lies starring Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer, for which he was nominated for a 2018 Writers Guild of America Award for Outstanding Writing. Literary Director of the Sun Valley Writers’ Conference, he lives in Brooklyn with his wife, writer Aleksandra Crapanzano, and their son Garrick.

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