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  • From the Archive: Uncensored 'From Here to Eternity' found

    From the Archive: Uncensored 'From Here to Eternity' found
    Editor's note: Dec. 7 is Pearl Harbor Day, so we thought we'd revisit James Jones' classic, "From Here to Eternity." In 1990, an early, unedited manuscript was found in a bank vault by a University of Illinois professor. More recently, a restored...
  • Michael Lerman uses assistive technology to self-publish poetry

    Michael Lerman uses assistive technology to self-publish poetry
    This past June, Michael Lerman, 38, self-published "Flow of Illuminati," the second book of verses in his Michaels Lyric series. He writes of sadness and lovesickness, joy and pain. His lyrics are raw, baring a life that is full of longing, alienation and...
  • Old notebooks and new information from 'In Cold Blood' murders will lead to book

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The Kansas court case grabbing headlines this week started with two tattered notebooks, small and spiral, belonging to a state detective who looked into the 1959 killings at the Clutter home outside Garden City. Gary McAvoy, an online...
  • Unpublished Raymond Chandler work discovered

    Most fans of Raymond Chandler associate the author with his hardboiled mystery novels and Philip Marlowe, his tough 1940s private detective with a taste for nicotine and alcohol. But it turns out there was another side to the iconic writer. Los Angeles...
  • YA books to place under the Christmas tree

    YA books to place under the Christmas tree
    This past year, adults who enjoy reading young adult novels were told to grow up. Like Goldilocks sinking into Mama Bear's chair, cultural critics such as A.O. Scott of The New York Times, Ruth Graham of Slate and Christopher Beha of The New Yorker...
  • YouTube star Zoella breaks British book sales record

    YouTube star Zoella breaks British book sales record
    YouTube star Zoella has broken British sales records with her debut book, the young adult novel "Girl Online." With 78,000 copies sold in its first week, "Girl Online" is England's fastest-selling book of 2014. Zoella was a sprightly, beauty- and...
  • 100 books for holiday gift-giving

    "Books are a uniquely portable magic," wrote Stephen King, who ought to know about such things. This holiday season, why not spread a little portable magic yourself? We're suggesting 100 books for gift-giving in a variety of genres, tones and topics....
  • 'Literchoor Is My Beat' recounts publisher's life, impact

    "Literchoor Is My Beat: A Life of James Laughlin, Publisher of New Directions" by Ian S. MacNiven; Farrar, Straus and Giroux (592 pages, $37.50) James Laughlin lobbied and schemed to keep Ezra Pound from being put to death for treason, saw the...
  • 'Foxcatcher' director Bennett Miller examines real life

    In three intense dramas, Bennett Miller has examined real life with pinpoint accuracy. In 2005 he made "Capote," examining the moral costs of Truman Capote's bestselling factual novel "In Cold Blood" in ways darker than the original classic. The film...
  • Consider putting some of these books under the tree

    Consider putting some of these books under the tree
    Here are eight new books perfect for animal lovers this holiday season. Several are inspirational, others are funny, and still others just plain useful. 1. "Unlikely Heroes: 37 Inspiring Stories of Courage and Heart from the Animal Kingdom," by...
  • 'Pornographer's Daughter' remembers 'Deep Throat'

    'Pornographer's Daughter' remembers 'Deep Throat'
    Kristin Battista-Frazee's new memoir is aptly titled "The Pornographer's Daughter," so there are a host of words I expected to hear during our phone interview. "Gosh" was not one of them. "I just had this sense in my 30s that, gosh, I really want to...