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  • Island adventures encourage kids to read

    Island adventures encourage kids to read
    Author Quentin O. Cupp Jr., has had adventure tales dancing around in his head for a very long time. With the release of children's fantasy "The Kidlings of Tiger Island" and its sequel, "The Kidlings of Tiger Island 2," Cupp hopes the Kidlings will...
  • Children's book author makes impact

    Children's book author makes impact
    Amos Knoll, 71, of Boca Raton, is Jewish and proud of it. Knoll — a children's book author, motivational speaker, artist and entrepreneur — believes in holding up the Jewish tradition of educating the younger generations by making sure...
  • Dream job? Author tops new U.K. poll

    Dream job? Author tops new U.K. poll
    It's a glamorous thing, being an author. Besides the job insecurity and often low pay, you get the joy of working from home and having involved conversations with your cats. And if you're lucky, you might even get to go on a book tour, visiting exotic...
  • Editor's choice: 'The Man Who Couldn't Stop' by David Adam

    Editor's choice: 'The Man Who Couldn't Stop' by David Adam
    Eccentric and lovable detectives have become standard for so many police procedurals, and science writer David Adam presents a corrective to this popular image presented by germaphobe "Monk" and his idiosyncratic comrades on "Law & Order" spinoffs in...
  • Fan mail from Fox News defenders

    There are a few bogeymen that often get mentioned in letters depending on the writer's political persuasion. Readers on the right might name-drop Saul Alinsky or William Ayers to connect President Obama to some revolutionary, left-wing fringe; those on...
  • Folio Prize shortlist includes Ben Lerner, Colm Toibin, Ali Smith

    Folio Prize shortlist includes Ben Lerner, Colm Toibin, Ali Smith
    The Folio Prize, designed to raise the literariness of literary awards, has announced its 2015 shortlist. The winner will receive an award of $60,000. The fiction prize is based in England and books must be published there, but authors need not be...
  • UK's Ali Smith, Ireland's Colm Toibin, Canada's Miriam Toews on Folio fiction prize shortlist

    Tales of troubled families from Kenya and India, the musings of an ironic New York writer and the story of emotionally bruised Canadian siblings are contenders for the Folio Prize, a lucrative fiction award open to English-language authors of any...
  • Authors introduce 'Living Memories Project'

    Authors introduce 'Living Memories Project'
    On Wednesday, Jan. 21 at B'nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton, authors Meryl and Stewart Ain presented a program based on their book, "The Living Memories Project: Legacies That Last." The event was co-sponsored with the Women's League of B'nai Torah...
  • Author presents first novel at local synagogue

    Author presents first novel at local synagogue
    Author Boris Fishman's first novel "A Replacement Life" is considered by readers to be a bold, sometimes hilarious, and wickedly one inspired by his grandmother, a Holocaust survivor. Fishman recently visited South Florida where he presented his book at...
  • 'Mockingbird' author Lee revved up legal tactics under new lawyer, but friends vouch for her

    Retrace the suddenly tangled legal saga of Harper Lee and her legacy, "To Kill A Mockingbird," and a pivotal moment emerges. As her longtime protector, older sister and attorney Alice Finch Lee turned 100 and stopped practicing law a couple years ago,...
  • Fugitive treasure hunter was strategic about vanishing for 2 1/2 years, authorities say

    Fugitive treasure hunter was strategic about vanishing for 2 1/2 years, authorities say
    In the West Boca hotel room where famed treasure hunter and fugitive Thomas Thompson holed up for more than two years, federal investigators found clues of a secret life. Two suitcases stuffed with $420,000 in $100 bills. Paperwork on asylum in other...