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March 2, 2003 | Lauren Sandler
You could say that Lauren Winner has had quite a season. The paperback rights to her religious memoir "Girl Meets God" have just fetched $100,000 -- a sum nearly unheard of for an unknown author or a religion book, much less both. Winner's book has been named on best spiritual and religion book lists from Library Journal and USA Today and lauded in the press. But the sort of transformation that literary acclaim can bring may hardly feel transcendent to this 27-year-old daughter of a Southern Baptist mother and a Reform Jewish father.
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March 2, 2003 | Lauren Sandler
You could say that Lauren Winner has had quite a season. The paperback rights to her religious memoir "Girl Meets God" have just fetched $100,000 -- a sum nearly unheard of for an unknown author or a religion book, much less both. Winner's book has been named on best spiritual and religion book lists from Library Journal and USA Today and lauded in the press. But the sort of transformation that literary acclaim can bring may hardly feel transcendent to this 27-year-old daughter of a Southern Baptist mother and a Reform Jewish father.
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September 9, 2000 | BERNADETTE MURPHY, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In the preface to the inaugural volume of "The Best Christian Writing," series editor John Wilson states that the book's debut in the year 2000 is fitting because "roughly 2,000 years have passed since the birth of a Jewish boy, Yeshua (or Jesus)."
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