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  • Review: 'My Sunshine Away' by M.O. Walsh

    Review: 'My Sunshine Away' by M.O. Walsh
    The book publicist's job — to turn an unknown book and/or author into a best-selling phenom — is not easy nowadays. Nearly a million books are published annually in the United States. With promotional opportunities shrinking — Oprah's...
  • How unrequited love can make us more creative

    How unrequited love can make us more creative
    When Sam Smith accepted his fourth Grammy last Sunday, he acknowledged an unusual muse. "I want to thank the man who this record is about, who I fell in love with last year," Smith said of the inspiration for the hit song "Stay With Me." "Thank you so...
  • 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...
  • Review: 'Leaving Before the Rains Come' by Alexandra Fuller

    Review: 'Leaving Before the Rains Come' by Alexandra Fuller
    I want to read the memoirist who is uneasy with ease. The one who doubles back, isn't sure, scuffs the page with maybe. Who knows something of the art of digression. Who yields to the calamity of self-examination, who is dissuaded by the possibility of...
  • Black History Month marked with events, history, music and more

    Black History Month is a celebration of African-American history and culture. This year, the Daily Press is presenting a Black History Primer with the information you need to know about African-American history in four Peninsula localities. Each Sunday in...
  • In literature, new attention to old age, dying

    In literature, new attention to old age, dying
    "O dark dark dark. They all go into the dark …" —T.S. Eliot, "Four Quartets" The Angel of Death — also known as the Old Ferryman, the Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse or Mr. G. Reaper himself — is cutting a wider swath than...
  • NPR comic Ophira Eisenberg, coming to Bethlehem, is cerebral, provocative

    Ophira Eisenberg's professional life is sliced up into different sections. There's the cerebral and quick-witted host of NPR's popular weekly trivia program "Ask Me Another." And then there's the provocative and clever author, who penned the revealing...
  • 'My Avant-Garde Education': Bernard Cooper's sketches of a life in art

     'My Avant-Garde Education': Bernard Cooper's sketches of a life in art
    Bernard Cooper discovered his passion for art in — of all places — the pages of Life magazine. He was sitting in the library of his Los Angeles middle school in the mid-1960s, studiously putting off research on a geography assignment by...
  • Review: 'The First Bad Man' by Miranda July

    Review: 'The First Bad Man' by Miranda July
    Nobody writes a conception scene like Miranda July. In "The First Bad Man," the debut novel by the ambi-talented writer, director and artist, a woman reads aloud from a website called "Grobaby.com" and sympathizes with the baby-to-be: "I could see it so...
  • Tribune archive: Interview with E.L. James, 'Fifty Shades of Grey' author

    Tribune archive: Interview with E.L. James, 'Fifty Shades of Grey' author
    The “Fifty Shades of Grey” film has racked up more than $130 million in domestic box office receipts in two-and-a-half weeks. And critics have had a fine time indulging in literary masochism by reading through the source material, the...
  • Not your standard mystery novel: 'City of Brick and Shadow'

    It figures. Tim Wirkus sits in a restaurant by UC Irvine talking about his book "City of Brick and Shadow," a novel about the elusive quest to nail down the truth, and his responses stymie a reporter's facile attempts to connect art to life. That...