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  • British author Ahlberg says rejects award due to Amazon link

    LONDON (Reuters) - British children's author Allan Ahlberg has rejected a lifetime achievement award after finding out it was sponsored by Internet bookseller Amazon, which he said does not pay its fair share of tax in Britain. Ahlberg, best-known for...
  • R.J. Julia Hosting Talk By Abby Miller Of 'Dance Moms'

    R.J. Julia Hosting Talk By Abby Miller Of 'Dance Moms'
    Authors of an inspirational book on dance, serious and funny novels and the shortage of local seafood will speak at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. On Monday, July 14, at 7 p.m., Abby Miller, the author of "Everything I Learned...
  • Review: 'Friendship' by Emily Gould

    Review: 'Friendship' by Emily Gould
    Chick lit, as a genre, was declared dead in a flurry of magazine headlines back in 2012 and 2013. Critics at The Atlantic, Salon, The Economist and other publications pointed out that while the precise definition of chick lit remained unclear, what was...
  • Comic-Con 2014: ‘Under the Dome,’ ‘Scorpion,’ ‘Reign’ offer early looks

     
    Their characters may be trapped “Under the Dome” in Chester's Mill, but the hit CBS show's actors are willingly entering […]...
  • Frank M. Robinson dies at 87; author and Harvey Milk speechwriter

    Frank M. Robinson dies at 87; author and Harvey Milk speechwriter
    Frank M. Robinson, an author of thrillers and science fiction who also helped slain San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk craft some of his most powerful speeches, has died. He was 87. Robinson's June 30 death while under hospice care at his San...
  • Literary events in July

    Literary events in July
    Brad Meltzer's thrillers have made him a best-selling author and brought him visibility as the host of the The History Channel's "Decoded." He's also the president of the Mystery Writers of America. But lately his series of children's books subtitled...
  • Frank M. Robinson, Chicago-born author and Harvey Milk speechwriter

    Frank M. Robinson, Chicago-born author and Harvey Milk speechwriter
    Frank M. Robinson, a Chicago-born author of thrillers and science fiction who also helped slain San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk craft some of his most powerful speeches, has died. He was 87. Robinson's June 30 death while under hospice care at...
  • Di Stefano, architect of Real Madrid legend

    (Reuters) - Frequently bracketed with Pele and Diego Maradona among the greatest exponents of the game, Alfredo Di Stefano, who died on Monday, aged 88, was one of the most complete footballers of all time. An accomplished defender, a midfield workhorse,...
  • Author Jonathan Lethem on utopias, novels, politics, social media

    Novels that feature a talking and gun-toting kangaroo. Or a post-apocalyptic future. Or a world of hermaphroditic aliens known as Archbuilders. Or a magic ring that enables flight and invisibility. Since debuting with the novel "Gun, with Occasional...
  • 'Queen of the Tearling' presents interesting characters, jarring anachronisms

    "The Queen of the Tearling" by Erika Johansen; Harper Collins (448 pages, $26.99) You could write "The Queen of the Tearling" off as yet another young-adult female fantasy novel, but that would be doing it an injustice. It's actually quite intriguing...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "Do Not Sell at Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World's Rarest 78 rpm Records" by Amanda Petrusich; Scribner (260 pages, $25) Tracing the rise of the record collectors' market,...