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  • The Biblioracle: Falling in love with 'A Brave Man'

    The Biblioracle: Falling in love with 'A Brave Man'
    I fell in love on vacation. Fret not, dear readers, it was with a book, not another woman. Mrs. Biblioracle was next to me as it happened. I was about 50 pages into the novel when I turned to her and said, "I'm not sure I wholly understand this book,...
  • Oakville farm history uncovered, dedication to be held in Newport News

    The Warwick County Historical Society and City of Newport News are holding a dedication of a historical marker for a former nineteenth century Wawick County farm called Oakville, home to several longstanding Tidewater families. The Warwick County...
  • Author Randy Wayne Wright to sign books in Orlando and Mount Dora

    MOUNT DORA — In the Dinkins Bay of author Randy Wayne White's imagination, live-aboards, charter fishing-boat crews and a few select friends meet Fridays in the Sanibel marina for beer and gossip. Like his characters, White will meet with fans...
  • Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits

    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage" by Haruki Murakami (Knopf, $25.95). A man attempts to find out why his four friends abandoned him in their teenage years. Last week: — 2. "Love Letters" by Debbie...
  • Vacations by the book

    Vacations by the book
    Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library. When the busy bibliophile takes time off to travel, she appreciates accommodations where books are part of the...
  • Bob Timberg's storied life [Commentary]

    In 1970, American blood was being shed on the killing fields of Vietnam. Congress lowered the voting age from 21 to 18. Richard Nixon's Oval Office conversations were being recorded. And in Annapolis, a cub reporter was hired by the Evening Capital. He...
  • Paul Ryan is of two minds about Amazon -- or is he?

    Rep. Paul D. Ryan's book "The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea" is out this week from Grand Central Publishing. So Ryan, like any aspiring author, has hit the book-tour road. He appeared Wednesday on CNBC's "Squawk Box," and the show's anchors...
  • ABC Developing 'Derrick Storm' Series Based on Richard Castle Novels

    This is meta: ABC is in the early stages of developing a drama series based on the "Derrick Storm" series of mystery novels penned by Richard Castle, the author played by Nathan Fillion in the Alphabet's drama "Castle." Drama vet Gregory Poirier is...
  • Sci-fi and fantasy authors reveal truths in the strangest fiction

    Sci-fi and fantasy authors reveal truths in the strangest fiction
    Writers of realistic fiction are often are asked to wrestle with the question of autobiographical influence in interviews and essays. Some critics have made a cottage industry out of guessing even in the absence of hard data: Is the character a stand-in...
  • The Romance Reader: 'Cavanaugh Strong'

    "Cavanaugh Strong" by Marie Ferrarella; Harlequin (288 pages, $.99 e-book) It's easy to poke fun at this series, which keeps finding large previously unknown branches of the family who all happen to be police officers. But fans of the series are...
  • Orlando REP is exploring the amazing worlds behind the walls and floors

    Orlando REP is exploring the amazing worlds behind the walls and floors
    One of the things that excites and motivates creative artists who are involved in theater, Jeff Revels noted, is the challenge of creating an entirely new world on stage, transporting the audience to a place they’ve never been to before. “...