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  • Anne Enright and Robert K. Massie receive first Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence

    Anne Enright and Robert K. Massie receive first Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence
    The American Library Association awarded Anne Enright and Robert K. Massie the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, respectively, on Sunday during the ALA's annual conference. Enright was recognized for her novel, "The Forgotten Waltz," which explores the ripple effects of an extramarital affair. Massie was recognized for his biography, "Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman." Each author will receive a medal and $5,000.
  • See the billionaire – then be the billionaire

    See the billionaire – then be the billionaire
    How'd they do it? That is often thought to be the primary motivation behind our fascination with the life stories of business behemoths: a curiosity about the means – both noble and scurrilous – by which mammoth fortunes are made. "Steve...

    First-ever Carnegie Awards in Literature go to Enright, Massie

     
    The American Library Association announced the winners of a new set of awards going to books for adults.

    Book review: 'Colonel Roosevelt' by Edmund Morris

    Book review: 'Colonel Roosevelt' by Edmund Morris
    Colonel Roosevelt Edmund Morris Random House: 770 pp., $35 After spending close to eight triumphant years in the White House, Theodore Roosevelt left Washington in 1909 on top of the world, a charismatic leader beloved by his countrymen and greeted...

    Robert 'Roy' Ritchie helped revitalize the Huntington

    Robert 'Roy' Ritchie helped revitalize the Huntington
    He's an expert on pirates of the Caribbean, and we're not talking Johnny Depp. He wrote his doctoral thesis on the social history of 17th century New York, a task that required him to learn Dutch. "Not the easiest thing I've ever done," said Robert "Roy"...