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  • Real estate agent pens book with proceeds going to breast cancer research

    Real estate agent pens book with proceeds going to breast cancer research
    After 13 years of experience in Maryland real estate, David Orso decided to use his skills to better equip those entering the housing market by writing a book. That this effort would also become a way to pay tribute to his wife was a heartbreaking...
  • Q&A with Dani Pettrey, local author of "Alaskan Courage" book series

    Q&A with Dani Pettrey, local author of "Alaskan Courage" book series
    Dani Pettrey is a Harford county-based author of best-selling inspirational romantic suspense. The first four books in Dani’s “Alaskan Courage” series have won numerous Christian fiction awards. Each book revolves around a member of...
  • Review: 'Fives and Twenty-Fives' by Michael Pitre

    Review: 'Fives and Twenty-Fives' by Michael Pitre
    More than a dozen years in, the war in Afghanistan goes on and the report from Iraq goes awry. Because the conflicts continue, newly published fiction by the wars' veterans feels as immediate as today's facts about Kabul or the Kurds. A few combat-...
  • Joyce Carol Oates In New Haven; Benjamin Griffin At Twain House

    Joyce Carol Oates  In New Haven; Benjamin Griffin At Twain House
    Benjamin Griffin, associate editor for the Mark Twain Papers & Project at the University of California, Berkeley, will give a free talk on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 5:30 p.m., following a 5 p.m. reception at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 51 Farmington Ave.,...
  • Review: 'Love Me Back' by Merritt Tierce

    Review: 'Love Me Back' by Merritt Tierce
    There's only two times in a restaurant: before and after," an Olive Garden waiter says to the young narrator of "Love Me Back" during her first training shift. "You walk in, you white-knuckle it, try not to f— up till it's over and then it's over."...
  • Book Talk: Susan Vreeland on writing, art and history

    By Nicolas P. Brown NEW YORK, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Best-selling author Susan Vreeland's latest book, "Lisette's List," merges art and history in the World War Two era in the south of France. In the novel, Vreeland's eighth, Parisian art lover Lisette...
  • Freebie Friday: health screenings, coffee, and other freebies

    Freebie Friday: health screenings, coffee, and other freebies
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight Free coffee Oct. 12-18 at RaceTrac   In an effort to encourage busy commuters  not  to “drool and drive.” Guests can grab a free cup of coffee, any size, no...
  • Reader of the Week: Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti

    Reader of the Week: Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti
    Who I am Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti, author, poet, retired university professor and founder of Third World Press, the oldest independent African-American publisher in the country. One unique thing about me I started reading literature seriously at 14...
  • Jane Smiley brings 'Some Luck' to readers

    What happens in the middle-American farm town of Denby, Iowa? Not much. In Jane Smiley's 14 previous adult novels, five nonfiction books and five young adult novels, she demonstrated the gifts that earned her a Pulitzer (and more recently, a spot on the...
  • Author Events: Toibin At Twain House; Picoult In Fairfield

    Author Events: Toibin At Twain House; Picoult In Fairfield
    One of Ireland's most praised contemporary writers will give a free talk about his latest novel at The Mark Twain House Museum Center, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. The talk is part of the Book/Mark series. Colm Toibin...
  • Scene reenacts part of author's debut novel

    Scene reenacts part of author's debut novel
    Jake Green attacked a bully who pummeled his best friend, Sam Medina, two days after 9/11 — because Sam is an Arab Muslim. The scene that unfolded in Ramblewood Middle School's cafeteria in Coral Springs wasn't a cause for alarm. It was a...