Featured Interview: Dr. Frank L. Douglas, author of the July 2019 Book of the Month

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Re: Featured Interview: Dr. Frank L. Douglas, author of the July 2019 Book of the Month

Post by Leethemuse » 17 Jul 2019, 16:43

Very inspiring to hear from a writer who was born and raised in Guyana. I always admire West Indian writers and I love Pepper Roti!
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Post by AnxiousSocks » 18 Jul 2019, 03:53

Im sure this interview is so important to the understanding of the book! I am really looking forward to reading it. I like the way he connected recent social issues to the themes of the book.
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Post by Mburke24 » 19 Jul 2019, 10:01

Awesome interview. I especially liked his biggest influences, Muhammad Ali and his mother. He seems like a very humble and thoughtful man. Thanks for sharing.

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Post by Nym182 » 19 Jul 2019, 15:23

I'm glad the interviewer asked some fun questions along with the serious ones! gives a better picture of the man as a whole! Sometimes interviews like that help the author since we now know things that he may not think of putting in his story.

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Post by KDJ » 20 Jul 2019, 13:11

Thank you for your interview. I enjoyed reading it and enjoyed learning about the author. I can not wait to read this book. :D :D
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Post by FREDFDK » 20 Jul 2019, 16:23

I am proud I am one of the first readers of this wonderful book.

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Post by Monishka Sharma » 21 Jul 2019, 02:15

This interview is educational as well as brings out the problem of racisim. It's been a while since I want to work on educating people and tell them that they are beautiful no matter the skin colour or any marks and I am doing this on my personal level. The fun questions are great. I am really intrigued by the idea of the author to want to be with Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther as this tells a lot about his character and the vast space for everyone in his heart. And I am really motivated to read "The road less taken" as it sounds promising to motivate us and right now, I need that.
Thank you for this interview as interviewing authors is kind of spreading positivity, their crearivity and some really good and wise thoughts on many aspects.

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Post by Clorinda Donovan » 21 Jul 2019, 09:18

Monishka Sharma wrote:
21 Jul 2019, 02:15
This interview is educational as well as brings out the problem of racisim. It's been a while since I want to work on educating people and tell them that they are beautiful no matter the skin colour or any marks and I am doing this on my personal level. The fun questions are great. I am really intrigued by the idea of the author to want to be with Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther as this tells a lot about his character and the vast space for everyone in his heart. And I am really motivated to read "The road less taken" as it sounds promising to motivate us and right now, I need that.
Thank you for this interview as interviewing authors is kind of spreading positivity, their crearivity and some really good and wise thoughts on many aspects.
It is sad that so many people till this day, have not overcome their racial prejudices. I hope books like these will help spread the word, that people are just people, their race has nothing to do with making them better, or worse than anyone else. I agree with your comments. Very nicely said, thank you.
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Post by Susana Osaebea » 21 Jul 2019, 14:20

Great interview and interesting. I love every bit of this, so inspiring and touching.

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Post by oluchiokere84 » 21 Jul 2019, 17:34

' Of whom much is given, much is expected ', I will add that to my personal mantra because I believe that many times I do things below my capabilities, just get by.

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Post by book-maniac » 21 Jul 2019, 22:50

This was so interesting! Makes me a lot more excited to read the book.

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Post by AbbyC » 22 Jul 2019, 10:02

This was a great and insightful interview and I loved his description of his mother. She sounds like a truly amazing and inspiring woman.
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Post by Mamah123 » 23 Jul 2019, 02:37

Wow that's great having to discuss with the author.

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Post by DC Brown » 23 Jul 2019, 08:19

A very well-done interview! Thank you both for taking the time to give us some insight into your book. I have read the book and I found it fascinating that one could stay so positive in the face of adversity.

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Post by Kansas City Teacher » 23 Jul 2019, 12:38

Very interesting life! It must have quite the culture shock coming at the time that he did to Washington,D.C. Best and worst of times.

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