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  • 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...
  • Pharrell to write kids' book based on 'Happy'

    Pharrell to write kids' book based on 'Happy'
    Pharrell, the acclaimed pop singer, producer, and presumed extra in "The Grand Budapest Hotel," will add author to his extensive résumé after inking a deal to write a series of children's books. Signing with Putnam Books for Young Readers, the Grammy...
  • 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...
  • Human language accentuates the positive

    Human language accentuates the positive
    Humans talk happy. Maybe it comes from our being on top of the evolutionary heap. Maybe we suppress the language of naysaying and grouchiness to make social relations smoother. Maybe we're just happy. Whatever the explanation, the most commonly used...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...