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  • Review: 'Fire Shut Up in My Bones' by Charles M. Blow

    Review: 'Fire Shut Up in My Bones' by Charles M. Blow
    Memoirs are endeavors wherein the author says to the reader: "Here's what happened to me." The authorial motive, more often than not, is a combination of the memoirist's need to get something off his or her chest (or out of his or her gut), along with the...
  • Review: 'Cosby' by Mark Whitaker

    Review: 'Cosby' by Mark Whitaker
    Comedian Hannibal Buress recently went on a rant aimed at Bill Cosby, a rant — "You raped women, Bill Cosby" — fueled by the many allegations over the last decade of rape or sexual assault by more than a dozen women that have shadowed Cosby'...
  • Reader of the Week: Arsalan Iftikhar

    Reader of the Week: Arsalan Iftikhar
    Who I Am Arsalan Iftikhar from Downers Grove. One unique thing about me I prefer audiobooks. Please don't tell anyone. I liked "The Count of Monte Cristo" by Alexandre Dumas, "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte, "The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D....
  • Review: 'Ada's Algorithm' by James Essinger

    Review: 'Ada's Algorithm' by James Essinger
    The story of Ada Lovelace would be irresistible even if she did not hold a singular place in the history of the computer. Her father was the celebrated poet Lord Byron. His brief marriage to Annabella Milbanke is the stuff of bodice rippers, with the...
  • Book Events: Connecticut Poetry, Jewish Book Festivals

    The Riverwood Poetry Series will launch a four-day Connecticut Poetry Festival, featuring six events at five places in Hartford, from Thursday, Nov. 13 to Nov. 16. It's all free, but donations will be accepted, and a $10 donation is suggested for the...
  • Donald Chung dies at 82; Korean War vet became author, doctor, donor

    Donald Chung dies at 82; Korean War vet became author, doctor, donor
    Fleeing his North Korean village in wartime 1950, Donald Chung promised his mother he would be back within three days. He never saw her again. Unable to return, Chung went on to fight on the side of South Korea in the Korean War, endure bruising...
  • Reviews: 'A Cool and Lonely Courage' and 'Sylvia Rafael'

    Reviews: 'A Cool and Lonely Courage' and 'Sylvia Rafael'
    What did a pair of intense young women fighting to free France in World War II have in common with a shrewd and lovely Mossad agent who plotted assassinations against terrorists during the 1960s to the mid '70s? Each of these women adopted the cause of...
  • CT Children's Author Wants To Make A Holiday TV Special

    CT Children's Author Wants To Make A Holiday TV Special
    "Launch" is a new place to meet local innovative entrepreneurs, writers, artists, inventors, scientists and philanthropists, who are raising money for their projects through crowdfunding websites like kickstarter.com. Who: Kate West, children's book...
  • History, memories and emotion waft through Mandy Aftel's 'Fragrant'

    History, memories and emotion waft through Mandy Aftel's 'Fragrant'
    Perfume is both sacred and sensuous to the author and artisan who writes passionately about our emotional connection with scent and its powers of transcendence, From a fragrant atelier in Berkeley, Mandy Aftel creates small-batch, artisanal perfumes and...
  • ‘All-New Captain America’ lands at Marvel’s diversity front line

     
    When Marvel took to ABC’s “The View” and Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” in July to announce that a woman […]...
  • Alice Munro's 'Family Furnishings' is deep and surprising

    Alice Munro's 'Family Furnishings' is deep and surprising
    The most astonishing aspect of Alice Munro's "Family Furnishings: Selected Stories, 1995-2014" may be its chronology. The two dozen efforts here come from late in her career, after she had established herself as (perhaps) the preeminent short-fiction...