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Episode 68: Beyond the Halls | Author & Anthropologist MacKenzie Finklea

On this week's dose of book recommendations, library love, and literary enthusiasm, our Library Laura Podcast guest is author and anthropologist Mackenzie Finklea. She's written  "Beyond the Halls: An Insider's Guide to Loving Museums"  and has a work of fiction set to come out in December 2021. She's also given a Ted Talk and is a publishing coach. We talk historical fiction and museums, swap some great book recommendations, and more.  Find Mackenzie on her website , Twitter , her personal and author Instagram accounts, and on Facebook . Pick up a copy of Beyond the Halls online or from your local indie bookstore.  Books from today's episode are on the Library Laura storefront on Follow the Library Laura Podcast on Instagram , Facebook , Twitter , and on the Podcast Blog.   While MacKenzie has found a niche in writing, publishing, anthropology and

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