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Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

The Melmac Years

My peculiar resin d’être

Deborah Ellis

Deborah Ellis has written over thirty books including, most recently, My Story Starts Here: Voices of Young Offenders.

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Interviewing kids behind bars November 2019
My grandmother Nellie died when I was eight. While we were cleaning out her house, I found a paperback copy of Willard Motley’s Knock on Any Door, published in 1947, and Dad said I could keep it. I read it and reread it so many times, I can still recite passages. “Live fast, die…