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  • CT Chef Contributes to Award Winning Book

    CT Chef Contributes to Award Winning Book
    Nutrition to the Rescue! A book called The Green Box League of Nutritious Justice, co-authored by Plantsville chef Peter Crouth, was recently honored by The Mom's Choice Awards, a globally recognized program that evaluates products and services...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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)...
  • The Biblioracle: Don't sit on your book idea

    The Biblioracle: Don't sit on your book idea
    Speaking at BookExpo America in May, Jane McGonigal, an academic, author, and evangelist for "gaming" as a route to improving our lives, declared that "90 percent of young people in the United States say they want to write a book someday." McGonigal did...
  • Children's Read & Write: Local authors on favorite book settings

    Children's Read & Write: Local authors on favorite book settings
    As a preview to this year's Children's Read & Write Program, which invites children to submit book reviews for possible publication, we asked several Chicago-area authors to tell us what book's setting they would love to live in. Here's what they said....
  • Me, My Shelf and I: Vu Tran

    Me, My Shelf and I: Vu Tran
    In Vu Tran's Hyde Park home, the writing is on the wall — or, more precisely, the writers: neat rows of black-and-white photos featuring literary heavyweights. There's Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Toni Morrison, Ralph Ellison and Flannery O'Connor......