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Eliot Cohen and “the big stick”

THE FORMER STATE DEPARTMENT ADVISOR DISCUSSED HIS NEW BOOK FOR MASON’S CENTER OF SECURITY AND POLICY STUDIES By Erik Truong, Staff Writer “Speak softly and carry a big stick,” said Theodore Roosevelt, America’s 26th president, speaking in 1901 about the…

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Diana Gabaldon Talks Mason Award, “Outlander” and Success

Savannah Norton, Lifestyle Editor Internationally bestselling novelist Diana Gabaldon will be appearing at the opening night on September 27 at 6:30 p.m. to accept the 2015 Mason Award in Concert Hall on the Fairfax campus. Gabaldon is the author of…

Sophie Hannah describing her new book at Fall for the Book

New book with Agatha Christie characters debuted

By Christine Florence At last weeks Fall for the Book event, author Sophie Hannah introduced her book “The Monogram Murders,” a new Hercule Poirot story. Hannah received permission from Agatha Christie’s family and the Agatha Christie Estate to write the…

Jodi Picoult at the Center of the Arts on Septemeber 13, 2014

Jodi Picoult accepts Mason Award

International bestselling author Jodi Picoult was the first female to receive the 2014 Mason Award on Friday, Sept. 12. The Mason Award is given annually by the Fall for the Book board of directors. It is awarded to an author…