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  • What makes an author talk exciting. Really.

    What makes an author talk exciting. Really.
    Martin Amis walked slowly onto the auditorium stage of the Francis W. Parker School in Lincoln Park and stared grimly into the audience. He looked the part of the austere British novelist: gray suit, blue dress shirt, no tie, white hair swept back in thin...
  • How three legends created 'Ghost Brothers' musical

    One of the things celebrated author Stephen King has come to respect about celebrated songwriter and musician John Mellencamp is his nerve and sheer sense of determination. Those traits came into play more than a few times as King and Mellencamp...
  • Top 3 Moravian Book Shop best-sellers: Paperback fiction

    MY NOTORIOUS LIFE By Kate Manning (Scribner, $16) Axie Muldoon's story begins on the streets of 1860s New York. The impoverished child of Irish immigrants, she grows up to become one of the wealthiest and most controversial women of her day. In...
  • Martin Short writes a book about keeping a smile through hard times

    Martin Short writes a book about keeping a smile through hard times
    Crying isn't the first reaction you would expect to have after reading Martin Short's autobiography, "I Must Say: My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend." But the Emmy- ("SCTV") and Tony Award-winning ("Little Me") Short, who created such comic characters as...
  • New books focus on the passion and pleasure of growing cut flowers and arranging seasonal materials

    Two Virginia gardening authors recently released new books, and both share their passion for seasonal material. One focuses on growing cut flowers for bouquets, while the other shows how to use simple blossoms and foliage to create eye-catching windowsill...
  • The talk of Comikaze: Stan Lee, ‘Game of Thrones,’ Deadpool

     
    The convention is called Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo for a reason. “It wouldn’t be ‘Legends of Comics’ without this man […]...
  • Mystery writers of Hampton Roads

    Hampton Roads has a lot of mystery writers. Many of them along with national best-selling writers will be gathered in Suffolk on Saturday for the free Suffolk Mystery Authors Festival. The festival is geared toward fans of the "cozy mystery." What's a...
  • Review: 'Daring' by Gail Sheehy

    Review: 'Daring' by Gail Sheehy
    One afternoon in 1969, Gail Sheehy and Gloria Steinem met for lunch at the Plaza Oak Room in Manhattan. As a special courtesy, the hotel agreed to waive its ban on women attending the restaurant unaccompanied by a man. "Daring: My Passages" —...
  • Hostess gifts that play by the new rules

     Hostess gifts that play by the new rules
    Bringing flowers or wine to a dinner party is a major "don't" — while coming to a bash with a pasta colander can be welcomed with open arms. Learn the "do's" and "don'ts" of host-gifting from the pros before the holiday entertaining season is in...
  • A gun, a wedding dress and an unlikely plot

    A gun, a wedding dress and an unlikely plot
    'Woman With a Gun' By Phillip Margolin. Harper, 304 pages, $26.99 Phillip Margolin takes a lighter approach in "Woman With a Gun," an entertaining novel, but one that lacks the tight plotting of his insightful legal thrillers. Instead, "Woman With a...
  • Book news: Prix Goncourt, book skills and 'Julie of the Wolves'

    Lydie Salvayre has won the Prix Goncourt for her novel "Pas Pluerer" (Don't Cry), about the Spanish Civil War. Salvaire, a psychologist turned author, is the daughter of Spanish Republicans who fled to France. The Prix Goncourt is France's leading...