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    Conroy Visitor Christopher Buckley

    Lisa Laughy – Archives Assistant Today St. Paul’s School welcomes Christopher Buckley, second Conroy Visitor of the academic year.   Ohrstrom library staff have put together a display in the Baker Reading Room – be sure to stop by and check out our selection of Christopher Buckley’s books.  For a full list of his published titles see this Google Books page. Mr. Buckley will be speaking at 11:00 AM today in Memorial Hall, and undoubtedly, this will be an interesting and humorous presentation. Below is the author bio for Buckley from the Random House website: Christopher Buckley is a novelist and editor of Forbes FYI magazine. He lives in Washington, D.C.,…

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    Conroy Visitor James McBride

    Ohrstrom Library joins St. Paul’s School in welcoming writer and musician James McBride as this school year’s first Conroy Visitor.  Mr. McBride will be speaking Tuesday in Memorial Hall from 11:00 AM to 12:00PM about his book The Color of Water.  Students, Faculty and Staff have all had the opportunity to read this fascinating memoir of McBride’s childhood, and the story of how he discovered the complex history of his mother’s life.  Here is a quote from James McBride’s website about the book: “He slept on mattresses, played in blues bands, taught ESL to Polish refugees, and played weddings on Long Island. While struggling through self-described “unsettled angst” he came…