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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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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)...
  • 'American Sniper' author's widow will appeal book verdict

    Taya Kyle, widow of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle, will appeal a $1.8-million verdict against her husband's estate, reports the Minneapolis Star Tribune. A federal jury found Kyle's estate liable for defamation earlier this year, finding in favor of...
  • Amish romance novels spur boom in 'bonnet rippers'

    Amish romance novels spur boom in 'bonnet rippers'
    The man rides along in a buggy, black hat shading his face, horse trotting ahead of him. As author Mindy Starns Clark pens him, he's thinking, maybe praying, enjoying his surroundings as the vehicle rolls through Lancaster County. And the next time...
  • A Word, Please: Trickiness of 'none' complicated by too many words before the verb

    Not long ago in this space, I wrote about exceptions to a grammar rule. I added, ""But none of those exceptions apply in modern publishing." Soon after, I got an email from a reader named Charles. "With all due respect," he wrote, "'none' is singular...
  • Who's been naughty and nice in 2014

    It's not only Santa who makes lists and checks them twice. Editorial writers do too. Here's who's getting coal and who's getting candy from us in 2014. Nice: Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), for doggedly insisting on the release of the 499-page...