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    I'm wearing Tom Hanks' tire marks

    I'm wearing Tom Hanks's tire marks.

    That's how it feels, anyway, after a flurry of news interviews last week about the announcement that the Hollywood star's company Playtone will produce an HBO miniseries about the Wright brothers, based on the book by… David McCullough.

    There's nothing an author loves more than being interviewed by the news media about plans to produce a major film or TV series based on a book—except, maybe, when it's someone else's book.

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    Wright Library hosts Wright Company exhibit

    Photo of Wright Company exhibit signage in Wright Memorial Library, Oakwood.

    Photo courtesy Wright Memorial Library

    I was happy when the Oakwood Historical Society and Wright Memorial Library invited me to participate in their Far Hills Speaker Series with a program about my book. But the library has gone a step farther with a special exhibit about the Wright Company, presented by Dayton History.

    On display through April 15 in the library's South Reading Room, the exhibit includes Wright artifacts from the collections of Dayton History, the nonprofit historical organization that operates Carillon Historical Park and several other sites.

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