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Posted 12 Mar 2001   For week ended February 23, 2001
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Mormon Writer and Academic Eugene England has Surgery for Brain Tumor
Well-known Mormon writer and academic Eugene England was hospitalized following surgery yesterday to remove two golf-ball sized cysts from behind his eye and a portion of a brain tumor in the right front lobe of his brain. England is a writer in residence at Utah Valley State College and a retired BYU professor best known for his books "Dialogues with Myself" and "Why the Church Is as True as the Gospel," and for co-founding the academic journal "Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought."

Maren Ord's Waiting
19-year-old LDS musician Maren Ord's first album, Waiting, was released yesterday, with newspaper articles in her hometown of Edmonton cheering her as Canada's next pop star and praising her practical yet sophisticated nature. But the album's release starts the beginning of hard work for Ord as she promotes the album in her attempt to launch a successful pop singing career.

New York Times Likes Low's 'Testaments Whispered'
The New York Times reviewed the music of the Mormon band Low today, calling its music "testaments that whispered instead of preached." Low performed Saturday at New York's Bowery Ballroom.

With New Album, Donny Osmond Trying Again at 43
Donny Osmond goes on tour with his new album "This Is the Moment" in May. The first stop is Salt Lake City. But, in an interview with the SLC Tribune, he points out that the road has not always been smooth.

Mormon News Introduces Bestsellers in LDS Bookstores
Trying to fill a void in news about Mormon books, Mormon News today introduces a bestseller list of those books sold in LDS bookstores. The list of 15 books and other LDS products attempts to show which books are selling best in the LDS market. However, the current list is based on information from fewer than 40 stores, a figure we hope to improve on in the near future.

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