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  • READER SUBMITTED: West Hartford Novelist To Speak

    Susan Schoenberger, author of "The Virtues of Oxygen," will speak Wednesday, Sept. 10 as part of the Tolland Public Library Foundation's popular Eaton-Dimock-King Authors Series. Schoenberger will also sell and sign copies of the book during her...
  • Mar Jennings Wraps Up Connecticut Authors Trail Sixth Season

    Mar Jennings Wraps Up Connecticut Authors Trail Sixth Season
    The 6th Annual Connecticut Authors Trail, for which authors who live in the state or write about it give free talks at libraries in Eastern Connecticut, ends on Thursday, Sept. 4, when banker turned author and lifestyle expert Mar Jennings will answer...
  • Scots are hot: TV's 'Outlander' sparks local lore, kilt following

    AKRON, Ohio Women on both sides of the Atlantic share a secret: Scots are hot. If a Scotsman wears a kilt and speaks in a heavy Scottish brogue, more's the better. If we didn't learn that by watching dramas based on Scottish history (think Liam Neeson in...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! The Story of Pop Music From Bill Haley to Beyonce" by Bob Stanley (Norton, $29.95) The title suggests the folly of the endeavor: "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! The Story of Pop Music From...
  • Mission accomplished: Author, 80, publishes first novel

    Kerry Freeman, 80, of Boynton Beach, has fulfilled his lifelong ambition by writing and publishing his first novel, "Triple Score." A character study and mystery about four friends and a series of triple accidental deaths in the small town of Sebring,...
  • Artists, writers go back to class at School of Creative Arts

    Artists and writers of all skill levels, and all ages, are heading back to class at the School of Creative Arts. Located in the Crest Theatre, the program offers a range of opportunities in a multi-disciplinary setting. As students come for classes, they...
  • READER SUBMITTED: How To Make Every Day A Friday

    What would it be like for you if you woke up every day excited & on fire about your life, you loved your job so much you couldn't wait to get there, your health, finances & relationships couldn't possibly be better, you felt relaxed, peaceful and in...
  • Hello Kitty is not a cat, plus more reveals before her L.A. tour

    Hello Kitty is not a cat, plus more reveals before her L.A. tour
    Her expressionless mug has been featured on countless toys, not to mention bowling balls, motor oil, a Fender Strat, a pricey Judith Leiber clutch, sanitary napkins and mens underwear. She's inspired a controversial song by Avril Lavigne, works of...
  • READER SUBMITTED: The Novel Cure And Preserving Americana

    Whether you're searching for a cure for your ills or want to learn about the history of outhouses, we have it all here for you at Hall Memorial Library, 93 Main St., Ellington in September. We start the month with Susan Elderkin, author of "The Novel...
  • Censoring the Islamic State on Twitter is useless

    Censoring the Islamic State on Twitter is useless
    When a powerful denial-of-service attack brought down Sony's PlayStation Network on Sunday, a group that claimed responsibility said it had acted on behalf of the Islamic State, the rapidly growing terrorist organization in the Middle East. Even if the...
  • Zaha Hadid sues over New York Review of Books article

    Zaha Hadid sues over New York Review of Books article
    Architect Zaha Hadid has filed a libel lawsuit over an article that recently appeared in the New York Review of Books, prompting the author to issue an admission of error. The article, which appeared in the June 5 issue, is a review written by critic...