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  • Book Review: 'The Last American Vampire' takes a bite out of history

    Book Review: 'The Last American Vampire' takes a bite out of history
    Don’t let the book’s title fool you: We haven’t heard the last of vampires. In “The Last American Vampire,” author Seth Grahame-Smith expands his world of the undead. Its predecessor, “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter,...
  • Aretha Franklin, the eternal icon, is honored in New York!

    "WITHOUT MUSIC, life would be a mistake." -- Friedrich Nietzsche ON DECEMBER 12, the one and only Queen of Soul, Miss Aretha Franklin, will receive the first-ever "Icon Award" at the Billboard Women in Music Awards, happening at Cipriani Wall Street....
  • Book Events: Authors Live!, 'Scrooge' Fun And Anne Rice

    Book Events: Authors Live!, 'Scrooge' Fun And Anne Rice
    A free family event centered on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" will be presented by Hartford Stage and author Carlo DeVito at Barnes & Noble at Blue Back Square in West Hartford on Saturday, Nov. 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. DeVito will talk about his...
  • 'Blood Ransom' vampire tale is a bit anemic

    'Blood Ransom' vampire tale is a bit anemic
    A number of bicultural filmmakers — think Ang Lee and Mira Nair — found their early success delving deep into their heritages and serving up exotic films for American consumption, even if they did so out of practical considerations like...
  • What makes an author talk exciting. Really.

    What makes an author talk exciting. Really.
    Martin Amis walked slowly onto the auditorium stage of the Francis W. Parker School in Lincoln Park and stared grimly into the audience. He looked the part of the austere British novelist: gray suit, blue dress shirt, no tie, white hair swept back in thin...
  • Tana French, queen of the Irish murder mysteries!

    "WHAT I am telling you, before you begin my story, is this -- two things: I crave truth. And I lie"... "Women prefer to hate each other at close range, where you get more bang for your buck"... "Any man who claims he's not into strong women is fooling...
  • Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits

    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Gray Mountain" by John Grisham (Doubleday, $28.95). A lawyer from Manhattan is relocated to a small town full of secrets. Last week: 1 2. "The Slow Regard of Silent Things" by Patrick Rothfuss (DAW, $18.95). A glimpse into the...
  • Fanboys of all stripes celebrate geekdom at Bent-Con

    Fanboys of all stripes celebrate geekdom at Bent-Con
    ”Sure, I’ve been a geek and a nerd since I was a little kid,” admits Jody Wheeler, vice-president of Bent-Con, the upcoming convention celebrating the wide cross-sections where LGBTQ and fanboy culture meet. “I had all the Star...
  • Miami Book Fair: Big names for big readers

    Miami Book Fair: Big names for big readers
    You're not going to see all 600-plus authors, musicians and artists appearing at the Miami Book Fair International. Don't even try. Beginning Nov. 16, the 31st annual literary jamboree once again will spread out across the Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade...
  • Book review: With 'Prince Lestat,' Anne Rice brings vampire novel back from dead

    Book review: With 'Prince Lestat,' Anne Rice brings vampire novel back from dead
    Before Stephenie Meyer watered down vampires with sparkles and high school drama, Anne Rice reigned supreme in the world of the undead. With “Prince Lestat,” out Tuesday, she retakes her throne as queen of the damned. Rice’s latest...
  • Anne Rice talks about reviving vampire creations in 'Prince Lestat'

    Anne Rice talks about reviving vampire creations in 'Prince Lestat'
    When Anne Rice published "Interview With the Vampire" in 1976, she didn't just launch her own vampire series — her sexy tragic vampire antiheroes launched an entirely new genre. The phrase paranormal romance "didn't exist when I wrote the...