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Meghan Cox Gurdon

Meghan Cox Gurdon is a book critic, essayist and former foreign correspondent who has been The Wall Street Journal’s children’s book critic since 2005. Her work has appeared widely, in publications such as The Washington Examiner, The Christian Science Monitor, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Washington Post and National Review. A graduate of Bowdoin College, she lives in Bethesda, Md., with her husband, journalist Hugo Gurdon, and their five children.

Her new book is "The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction."

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The Enchanted Hour: The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
January 2019
ISBN 9780062562814
304 pages
$26.99, INSTOCK
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A Wall Street Journal writer’s conversation-changing look at how reading aloud makes adults and children smarter, happier, healthier, more successful and more closely attached, even as technology pulls in the other direction. More/less

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