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Eric Samuelsen Plays

  Accommodations Borderlands Family Gadianton (For some reason, there’s an article appended to the beginning of this document. The article is pretty interesting, but Eric’s play starts a few pages down.) Peculiarities: NCMO Peculiarities: Pizza and a Movie Peculiarities: Temps Peculiarities: Tahoe Film Version of Peculiarities The Plan   “3” can be read in this …

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Book Review: William Bickerton: Forgotten Latter Day Prophet

Title:  William Bickerton: Forgotten Latter Day Prophet Author: Daniel Stone Publisher: Signature Books Genre:  Biography Year Published: 2018 Number of Pages: 400 Binding: Cloth ISBN: 978-1-56085-268-1 Price: 35.95 Reviewed by Andrew Hamilton Okay, I have to address this right off the top because I am bummed, TOTALLY BUMMED! Alice Cooper is nowhere in this book, NOWHERE! Not even once! Okay, maybe …

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Confessions of a Mormon Historian Coming Soon!!!

Signature Books has sent out the Advanced Reading copies of “Confessions of a Mormon Historian: The Diaries of Leonard Arrington 1971-1997”.  This means that in less than a month you will be able to buy copies!!! So here is my Quickie Review (a more detailed one to come later): IF you are even the LEAST …

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2018 Sunstone Fiction Contest

The Sunstone Education Foundation invites writers to enter its annual fiction contest, made possible by a generous grant from an anonymous donor. All entries must relate to adult Latter-day Saint experience, theology, or worldview. All varieties of form are welcome. RULES 1. Up to three entries may be submitted by any one author. Send manuscript in …

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Book Review: The Mormon Hierarchy Wealth and Corporate Power

Book Review: The Mormon Hierarchy: Wealth and Corporate Power Author: D Michael Quinn Published by: Signature Books, 2017 ISBN: 978-1-56085-235-3  Price: 49.95 Review by Andrew Hamilton, shared with permission I don’t remember much about May, 1983 (give me a break, I was only 10), but I *do* remember one experience very distinctly.  One afternoon my parents …

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Book Review: “Moth and Rust Mormon Encounters with Death”

Title:  Moth and Rust: Mormon Encounters with Death,  Edited by: Stephen Carter, Published: Signature books, 2017, Pages: 257 Genre: Narrative Non (mostly!) Fiction ISBN: 978-1-56085-265-0 Price: 23.95 Reviewed By Andrew Hamilton at the Association for Mormon Letters and Approaching Justice, shared here by permission. When Devery Anderson at Signature Books contacted me and asked me if …

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Remembering Ed Kimball’s Contributions to Sunstone

Ed Kimball, author, historian, professor, mentor, friend of Sunstone and an all around excellent human being, passed away on November 21st, 2016.  He was 86.  Great tributes have already been written about him.  I suggest that you take a few minutes and go and read this article about him over at the Salt Lake Tribune by …

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2016 Sunstone Fiction Contest Winners

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Sunstone Fiction Contest, sponsored by an anonymous donor. Each year the competition gets tougher as more talented writers enter the contest. Sunstone subscribers can look forward to reading each of these stories in future issues of the magazine. 1st place: “Into the River,” by Larry Menlove. A …

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