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Give Gather at the Table for the Holidays, SAVE $$$ & Support a Great Cause!

Posted December 3rd, 2013 by Thomas Norman DeWolf

Give copies of Gather at the Table to your friends, family, and professional colleagues this Holiday Season and you will SAVE MONEY and HELP A GREAT CAUSE! Our publisher, Beacon Press, has partnered with the non-profit organization at the foundation of our healing journey, Coming to the Table, to offer this special. Order as many […]

Gather at the Table authors recite Gettysburg Address for PBS site

Posted November 18th, 2013 by Thomas Norman DeWolf

November 19, 2013 marks the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. PBS and documentary filmmaker Ken Burns launched a national effort to encourage people to video record themselves reciting President Abraham Lincoln’s famous speech, one of the most important statements on human equality in American history. Sharon Morgan and I participated in the project, as […]

Gather at the Table Paperback coming THIS WEEK!

Posted October 13th, 2013 by Thomas Norman DeWolf

This past week we sent the following message to the more than 6,300 readers on our e-Mail list. Since there are many folks who follow our blog and Facebook page who may not be on our mailing list, we share the message here as well. if you are in a READING CLUB… if you’d like […]

From a Reader: thoughts on Gather at the Table

Posted October 2nd, 2013 by Thomas Norman DeWolf

As the paperback version of Gather at the Table is released this month (due out from Beacon Press on October 15), we want to share the following message that was recently sent to Sharon and me by Helen Nadler. A friend to us both, a distant cousin to Tom, Helen opened her Rhode Island home […]

GREAT deal on the last of the Gather at the Table hardcovers from Beacon Press

Posted September 19th, 2013 by Thomas Norman DeWolf

NOTE: As of October 31, this promotion has ENDED. We’re excited to announce that the Paperback version of Gather at the Table will be released on October 15 by Beacon Press! Sharon and I, along with our publisher Beacon Press, are quite pleased with the reception Gather at the Table has received since it was […]

Gather at the Table called “brave and compelling” in new YES! Magazine review

Posted August 23rd, 2013 by Thomas Norman DeWolf

As we prepare for the October 15 release of the paperback edition of Gather at the Table, we were thrilled to learn that our book was to be reviewed in the Fall edition of YES! Magazine. Not only does the reviewer, Lisa Gale Garrigues, call GATT “brave and compelling, she writes: “The engaging and sometimes […]

Gather at the Table is #1

Posted July 21st, 2013 by Sharon Morgan

We arrived at the Phillis Wheatley Book Awards program at the Schomburg Center right on time for the 7PM program. After jumping into a “black taxi” at 116th Street for the short ride up Malcolm X Boulevard, we wondered aloud if we had missed something because the entrance was so quiet. My date for the […]

Gather at the Table nominated for Phillis Wheatley Book Award

Posted July 8th, 2013 by Thomas Norman DeWolf

From almost 100 books that were considered, Gather at the Table is among the five nominated for the Phillis Wheatley Book Award for Nonfiction (biography and memoir). Winners will be announced July 19 at the 2013 Harlem Book Fair. Sharon Leslie Morgan will attend the award show. The QBR Wheatley Book Awards recognizes the best […]

Always searching for ancestors

Posted March 11th, 2013 by Thomas Norman DeWolf

A big part of what drew Sharon and me together for our Gather at the Table journey was, and is, genealogy. Sharon has done a lot more such research than I have. She runs the Our Black Ancestry website, “dedicated to providing information and services that help people explore and appreciate African American family history […]

“Gather at the Table is a book for all of us”

Posted January 13th, 2013 by Thomas Norman DeWolf

“I had to close this book frequently due to an eerie unease and a desire to deny. I stomped into the kitchen to make a cup of coffee and later stomped back for tea. But the book is just as intriguing and captivating as it is unsettling, so I headed back into the pages until […]

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