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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,...
  • 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)...
  • Measles outbreak shows flaws in California's vaccine law

    California's permissive vaccine law is under fire as the state struggles to contain an expanding outbreak of measles, a once-controlled infectious disease that has sickened more than 90 people across the state and threatens many more. While state law...
  • John 'Jack' Leggett, mentor of emerging authors, dies at 97

    John 'Jack' Leggett, mentor of emerging authors, dies at 97
    John Leggett, a novelist, biographer and literary mentor whose ability to recognize emerging talent distinguished his 17-year tenure as head of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, died Jan. 25 in Napa. He was 97. Later the cofounder and director of the Napa...
  • Australian paper mocked for calling 'The Thorn Birds' author plain and overweight in obituary

    Australia's main national newspaper was facing sharp criticism over its obituary of the nation's most famous author, whom it described as plain and overweight. The Australian newspaper's obituary of Colleen McCullough, whose novel "The Thorn Birds"...