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Author talk draws attention to history


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IRONWOOD - The Ironwood Carnegie Library, through the Library of Michigan, hosted author John Smolens for an "evening with author" on Tuesday evening. The event, held at Contrast Coffee in downtown Ironwood, brought out a crowd of avid book-readers and aspiring writers to hear him speak and ask questions about his writing process.

Smolens' novel, "Day of Days," was selected by the Library of Michigan as one of its "notable books" for 2017, and library director Lynne Wiercinski explained that she was extremely pleased that he was the one selected to come...