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  • Photographer-author dives into the beauty and the tragedy of the world's oceans

    Photographer-author dives into the beauty and the tragedy of the world's oceans
    "The Last Fisherman: Witness to the Endangered Oceans" Abbeville Press, $49.95 Jeffrey L. Rotman is an author, but he is better known for his efforts as an underwater photographer. His work has appeared in National Geographic and on the Discovery...
  • Hampton Roads Book Events

    Hampton Roads Book Events
    Book signings, library sales and workshops are on the schedule for this week in Hampton Roads. Author/historian Veronica Alease Davis celebrates the release of "Hampton University" at several upcoming wine, cheese and hors d'oeuvre receptions. The first...
  • North Hollywood Lit Crawl returns Wednesday

    North Hollywood Lit Crawl returns Wednesday
    The North Hollywood-based Lit Crawl returns Wednesday with a packed one-evening schedule. More than 100 L.A.-based novelists, poets, memoirists and other writers will partcipate in dozens of events starting at 7 p.m., capped by a closing party at the...
  • Shavit, 'Timekeepers' highlight JCC schedule

    Shavit, 'Timekeepers' highlight JCC schedule
    A lecture by famed Israeli journalist and author Ari Shavit on Dec. 3 — and performances from Dec. 3-21 of "The Timekeepers," the award-winning drama by Dan Clancy — highlight the 2014-15 Sylvia & Jerry Wolens Calendar of Cultural Arts...
  • Joan Didion's 'Blue Nights' to be performed by Vanessa Redgrave

    Seven years ago, Vanessa Redgrave teamed up with Joan Didion on a Broadway adaptation of the latter’s 2005 National Book Award-winning memoir “The Year of Magical Thinking.” Now, word comes of a new collaboration: a one-night-only...
  • Book program encourages reading

    Book program encourages reading
    When a costumed mouse riding a motorcycle pulled up at Kimball Hill School in Rolling Meadows, the secret was up on this year's "One School, One Book" program. Beverly Cleary's "The Mouse and the Motorcycle " is being read by all students in...
  • Novelist under fire after admitting to 'stalking' critic

    Novelist under fire after admitting to 'stalking' critic
    A novelist set off a firestorm over the weekend after admitting in an article to "stalking" a blogger who gave her book a negative review on the website Goodreads. Kathleen Hale, author of the young adult novel "No One Else Can Have You," described...
  • Emerson Spartz talks (quickly) about creating a life without distractions

     Emerson Spartz talks (quickly) about creating a life without distractions
    Emerson Spartz has read so many books — a book a day for much of his early adulthood — that authors have run out of new ideas for him. Spartz dropped out of middle school at age 12 and developed his own course work, supplemented by his...
  • Q&A with author Stephen Hunter

    Q&A with author Stephen Hunter
    Stephen Hunter's 18th novel teams his favorite character, Bob Lee Swagger, with a newspaper reporter. They are chasing the mystery of a remarkable World War II Russian sniper — a woman — who appears to have been erased from history. In...
  • Missing the point of the reality of fiction

    Missing the point of the reality of fiction
    On the New York Review of Books blog, Tim Parks mourns the decline of fiction as a place to explore taboo and transgression in an age of oversharing and self-exposure. “Dickens lived 150 years ago,” Parks writes. “Society has changed....
  • The return of the Miami Book Fair

    The return of the Miami Book Fair
    The nation’s largest book fair, the Miami Book Fair International, will celebrate its 31st year in November. Presented by The Center for Literature and Theatre at Miami Dade College (MDC), the event runs Nov. 16-23 at MDC’s Wolfson Campus in...