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All this month, TODAY Parenting Team members have been sharing tips on how to raise kind kids who give back to the community, including leading

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“The discovery of the trove of stolen art hidden in Cornelius Gurlitt’s apartment in Germany or the fight to return a Klimt painting to the

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“HEEB” Magazine lists FUGITIVE COLORS as one of its ‘Best Books’ of the year (Top Ten List)

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Q&A with Lisa Barr About Her Award-Winning Debut Novel “Fugitive Colors”

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A painter flees his religious family in Brooklyn and lands in Europe…. right around the beginning of WWII. As a historical novel, Fugitive Colors offers

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The hardest part about being a writer or an artist is having the inclination but not the talent. Rejection is the deepest of all artistic

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Lisa Barr

It does not escape me that this week’s prize has the word “fug” within its title, but I swear that’s just a coincidence. This week’s

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“Written in bold and emotive strokes like the Expressionist painters and modern artists the novel tributes one can’t help but be deeply moved by this

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Kudos to local author and journalist Lisa Barr — who formerly wrote for both the Sun-Times and Jerusalem Post. Her debut novel, “Fugitive Colors,” has

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Recognizing Excellence Apr 20, 2014

Congratulations to all of this year’s medalists and sincere thanks to the 2,500+ independent authors and publishers who participated. Even if you didn’t win a

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