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Author Judy Blume, Sunken Garden Among Literary Events

Author Judy Blume, Sunken Garden Among Literary Events

Judy Blume, the beloved best-selling author, will appear Friday, June 26, at 7 p.m. with Carole Baron to discuss Blume's new adult novel, "In The Unlikely Event" (Knopf, $27.95) at First Congregational Church, 26 Meeting House Lane, Madison. Blume has a worldwide following for her insightful, humorous and poignant books about kids coping with growing up, such as "Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret," as well as books for younger readers and novels for adults. Her latest novel is set in her hometown of Elizabeth, N.J., and was inspired by the highly unlikely but true occurrence of three airplane crashes there in rapid succession in 1952, which traumatized the...

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