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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) 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)...
  • 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    
  • Comic-Con: Chuck Palahniuk on ‘Fight Club 2′; Lemire, Kindt at Dark Horse

     
    Chuck Palahniuk paused while describing the story of the upcoming “Fight Club 2” to read the Comic-Con reminder that some […]...
  • Comic-Con: Guillermo del Toro talks ‘Crimson Peak,’ ‘Pacific Rim 2′

     
    If there was one creative force who appeared to be nearly omnipresent at San Diego's Comic-Con International this year, it […]...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Put partisanship aside for sensible immigration reform

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama three weeks ago attended July 4 ceremonies for 25 members of the U.S. armed forces who were sworn in as newly minted American citizens. It was a quiet, dignified and impressive event that punctuated the importance of...
  • Author's video launches new reading program

    Author's video launches new reading program
    In a special video, book lovers in Arlington Heights learned over the weekend that they'll be reading "Ordinary Grace" as the first selection in a new program designed to encourage reading, conversation and a sense of community. A brunch at Arlington...