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  • T. Coraghessan Boyle, LeVar Burton to Be Honored at 35th Annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes

      2014 Awards Finalists Announced Today the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes announced that T. Coraghessan Boyle will receive the 2014 Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement, LeVar Burton will be honored with the Innovator’s Award, and the...
  • Maya Angelou postage stamp revealed

    Maya Angelou postage stamp revealed
    The U.S. Postal Service has revealed its Forever postage stamp featuring Maya Angelou, the poet and author widely known for her autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings." The stamp has a portrait of Angelou alongside a quote from the author: "A...
  • How to raise a reader

    How to raise a reader
    Kids become lifelong readers for all kinds of reasons. Sometimes there’s one key book that captures a kid’s imagination and opens him or her up to the exciting world of fiction. Other times, a teacher who assigns great books in class sparks...
  • Community: Authors Luncheon is a delicious escape

    Community: Authors Luncheon is a delicious escape
    For those of us who have a family and a career, finding time to explore a good book is a luxury. Leave it to the La Crescenta Woman’s Club to pamper its members and guests with the annual Authors Luncheon at its clubhouse on Saturday. Co-chairs...
  • Report: Passages of Ben Carson book lifted

    Report: Passages of Ben Carson book lifted
    Former Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon and potential Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson is under fire for passages included in a 2012 book that appear to be lifted from an anti-socialism website and other sources. A report by the news site...
  • Extraordinary Life: Scholar, Scientist, And Serious Artist

    Extraordinary Life: Scholar, Scientist, And Serious Artist
    Felix Bronner was an urbane scholar and a pioneer in the study of ways calcium affects the body. He was intense, focused, and passionately interested in science as well as in the lives of his friends and colleagues. In his second career, he was a...
  • Wasting no time: Local author goes from one novel to four

    Wasting no time: Local author goes from one novel to four
    Richard Baran of Franklin Park doesn't waste any time. In 2014, at the age of 75, Baran had his first novel published. In April 2015, not much more than a year later, he'll have another three novels published. Baran's not new to writing. He started at...
  • Blotterature publishes for the people

    Blotterature publishes for the people
    While its title means "garbage literature," the works of Blotterature are far from trash. A 21-year-old "whiskey-drinker," a former janitor, an accomplished novelist with a Ph.D.: These are the authors of Blotterature Literary Magazine, a Northwest...
  • Writers Club for youth kicks off at South Windsor Public Library

    A new writing program for students in grades six to 12 has just kicked off at the South Windsor Public Library. The Writers Club program is one of several initiatives of the Teen Advisory Group, which is responsible for advising on and creating programs...
  • Ursula K. Le Guin slams new Kazuo Ishiguro novel

    Ursula K. Le Guin slams new Kazuo Ishiguro novel
    Kazuo Ishiguro's new novel "The Buried Giant" has so far garnered mixed reactions from critics, with some praising the author for his foray into fantasy, and others finding the result "misbegotten." In a blog post published yesterday, fantasy legend...
  • March into writers' workshops

    March into writers' workshops
    We might have turned a corner closer to spring this week. But it's still winter, a perfect time to hone your writing skills while you're hunkering indoors waiting for the weather to warm. The folks at the Williamsburg Book Festival are getting started...