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  • Everest Mom Wins Awards For Baby Book Series

    Everest Mom Wins Awards For Baby Book Series
    In March, I featured Sophie Helenek in my Mommy Minute segment on Fox CT.  This Haddam mother, the youngest French woman to climb Mount Everest, had recently embarked on a new adventure as the author of four board books, with high-contrast patterns,...
  • CT Teacher Doubles as Children's Book Author

    CT Teacher Doubles as Children's Book Author
    Her students made her dreams of becoming an author come true! Sheila Murphy Adams is a 5th grade teacher at Pawcatuck Middle School.  "I have always loved to write," she says "when I became a teacher, I used a lot of my rhyming skills to teach...
  • The Fonz Himself, Henry Winkler, Reads in Madison Feb. 12

    The Fonz Himself, Henry Winkler, Reads in Madison Feb. 12
    You'd be hard pressed to find a someone unfamiliar with some aspect of Henry Winkler's career, be it his legendary time as the Fonz on "Happy Days" or as inept attorney Barry Zuckerkorn on "Arrested Development." He's since added children's book author to...
  • Author Terry Teachout Talks About His New Duke Ellington Bio

    Author Terry Teachout Talks About His New Duke Ellington Bio
    Terry Teachout lives in New York City, but spends a chunk of every year in Connecticut, as he told the Advocate during a recent phone interview from Washington DC, where Teachout was doing press for his new book and preparing to review some of the fall...
  • Interview: Author Junot Diaz

    Interview: Author Junot Diaz
    Junot Diaz is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, as well as the short story collections Drown and, most recently, This Is How You Lose Her —- a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award. He's a...
  • Best Place For Author Readings / Signings

    Best Place For Author Readings / Signings
    1) Fairfield University Book Store 1499 Post Rd. Fairfield (203) 255-7756 www.fairfield.bkstr.com     2) Fairfield Public Library   3) Byrd's Books    
  • Best Place For Author Readings/Signings

    Best Place For Author Readings/Signings
    1) R.J. Julia Booksellers 768 Boston Post Road  Madison  (203) 245-3959 www.rjjulia.com   Voters Said: The book signings are so organized.The authors are all so personable. Always a good experience.   2) Atticus Bookstore/Cafe   3)...
  • READER SUBMITTED: "The Occult And Demonology In The Civil War"

    The Cromwell Belden Public Library will present a program entitled "The Occult and Demonology in the Civil War" featuring Civil War scholar Matthew Bartlett, on Thursday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. Because of the subject matter, the presenter has suggested that...
  • New kids' book constructs a complex portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright

    New kids' book constructs a complex portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright
    Did you know that renowned American architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed a triangular doghouse for a Labrador retriever at the request of a client’s son in 1956? Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen didn't when she first wrote a children's book chronicling...
  • 'This Is Where I Leave You' is a dramatic turn for Bateman, Levy

    Between the two of them, actor Jason Bateman and director Shawn Levy have made more than 30 film comedies. So when it came time to shoot one of several dramatic scenes in their new movie, "This Is Where I Leave You," they felt far from sure-footed. "I...
  • A Word, Please: The No. 1 reason for numeral inconsistency

    A reader named Loretta recently wrote to me after making a very astute observation. In an article about Emmy contenders, Loretta came across this passage: "'Louie' aired 14 episodes, 'Orange' telecast 13 and 'Veep' had 10. 'Silicon Valley' aired just...