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  • Young Adult roundup: 'The Alex Crow,' more

    Young Adult roundup: 'The Alex Crow,' more
    The Alex Crow by Andrew Smith, Dutton, 320 pages, $18.99, ages 14+ Welcome to Camp Merrie-Seymour for Boys where, says the sign above the camp entrance, "Boys Rediscover the Fun of Boyhood!" Yet for 15-year-old Ariel, adopted from an unnamed war-torn...
  • Elizabeth Berg's Writing Matters series offers support for midlisters

    Elizabeth Berg's Writing Matters series offers support for midlisters
    Leah Hager Cohen is not the sort of author publishers are scrambling to send on book tours these days. She doesn't seem particularly bothered by this. "So it wasn't that I was on a tour and omitting Chicago; it was that I wasn't traveling with my book."...
  • 'Behind Every Great Man' gives a voice to women coupled with famous, infamous figures

    "Behind Every Great Man: The Forgotten Women Behind the World's Famous and Infamous" by Marlene Wagman-Geller; Sourcebooks (368 pages, $16.99) Sunday was International Women's Day, and a viral video from the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation...
  • RHS writers keep adding awards and honors

    RHS writers keep adding awards and honors
    Rockville High School's creative writing students have been racking up a number of awards and honors. "The sheer amount is crazy," said creative writing teacher Victoria Nordlund. Junior Winona Scheff won the chance to go to a writing conference at...
  • Producers make $102,860? Composers $63,560? Otis report on jobs and pay

    Producers make $102,860? Composers $63,560? Otis report on jobs and pay
    Employment in Los Angeles County's creative industries rose by 6,000 jobs in 2013 after more modest gains the two previous years, according to the latest annual Otis Report on the Creative Economy. But with 355,600 workers on payrolls, the county's...
  • 'Love Playbook' author La La Anthony offers winning strategies for romance

     'Love Playbook' author La La Anthony offers winning strategies for romance
    It's not surprising that Alani "La La" Anthony, being the wife of New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony, compares love to basketball: It gets your heart racing, palms sweating and can even break your heart. And like every sport, it has its rules. The...
  • Terry Pratchett dead at 66; fantasy author wrote more than 70 books

    Terry Pratchett dead at 66; fantasy author wrote more than 70 books
    Author Terry Pratchett, who earned acclaim for his "Discworld" science fiction series, died Wednesday at 66. He had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease seven years ago. His death at his home in England was confirmed by his publisher. “I...
  • Kleiner Perkins lawyer may challenge Ellen Pao's financial motivation for suit

    SAN FRANCISCO Ellen Pao's stories of discrimination and retaliation at one of the world's most prestigious venture capital firms continued to fray as Kleiner Perkins' attorney Wednesday launched another grueling round of cross-examination that portrayed...
  • Zen Buddhism and storytelling merge in novelist's journey

    Novelist Ruth Ozeki's spiritual companion is a Zen master named Dogen. Dead for nearly 800 years, when you listen to Ozeki, you know he's there. Addressing nearly 2,300 Ozeki fans inside a concert hall here, the critically acclaimed novelist talked about...
  • EXCHANGE: Freeport author pens 14th ghostly book

    Terri Reid has been telling ghost stories since she was a little girl. Reid always wanted to become a published author. It all began when she published her first book in 2010, which was entitled "Loose Ends: A Mary O'Reilly Paranormal Mystery." That...
  • Erik Larson details 'The Last Crossing of the Lusitania' in 'Dead Wake'

    "Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania" by Erik Larson; Crown (450 pages, $28) They had been warned. With war raging across the ocean, an eclectic group of passengers gathered in New York City in May 1915 for a trans-Atlantic voyage aboard the...