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  • Fireworks Reactions

     
    I promised in Saturday's column of cut-down fireworks comments to use more complete versions of readers' reactions here on the blog. I'll do that today and Thursday, sandwiched around Wednesday's "What Is It" reveal. In case you haven't seen the......
  • Neil Armstrong author exposes Internet lie

    Neil Armstrong author exposes Internet lie
    Jay Barbree, who wrote "Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight," will be on NBC's "Today" to promote the book about his reclusive friend. "Today" is the logical place for Barbree to go because he is the longtime NBC News space correspondent. Barbree, 80,...
  • Man Arrested In Attack On Internationally-Known Author

    Man Arrested In Attack On Internationally-Known Author
    NEW HAVEN — The man who police say is responsible for an assault that left a National Book Award-winning author unconscious has been arrested, police said Tuesday. Michael Mott, 34, of Chestnut Hill Road in Oxford, turned himself in on a warrant...
  • 'King of the Screwups' in the Works as a Movie at Alloy

    Young-adult specialist Alloy Entertainment is developing a movie version of K.L. Going's "King of the Screwups." Alloy's president Leslie Morgenstein and Cheryl Dolins are on board to produce the project. Going's novel, published in 2010, centers on a...
  • Harry Potter Producer to Shepherd Movie Based on Reza Aslan's Controversial 'Zealot'

    David Heyman has come on board to produce a movie adaptation of Reza Aslan's controversial "Zealot: The Life And Times Of Jesus Of Nazareth" for Lionsgate. And this one, although it's based on the life of Jesus, has even more potential to inflame the...
  • Yorktown native to lead mystery conference

    Yorktown native to lead mystery conference
    Award-winning mystery and science fiction author Donna Andrews, whose titles "Murder with Peacocks" and "Revenge of the Wrought Iron Flamingos" are set in her native Yorktown, has been named toastmaster of the 2014 Deadly Ink Mystery Conference. The...
  • test again

    test again
    Typing here. Hinsdale based mystery novelist William F. Love and I have corresponded off and on over the years about many topics, most often religion.  Below is a correspondence that began on Sept. 14, 2001, three days after the dreadful attacks on the...
  • Literary stars come to South Florida Book Festival at African-American Research Library

    Literary stars come to South Florida Book Festival at African-American Research Library
    Eric Jerome Dickey's novels delve into myriad aspects of contemporary African-American life. Known for their brisk pace, realistic characters and a heavy emphasis on romance, the novels are written in a variety of genres. His 21st novel, "A Wanted Woman,"...
  • Literary events in July

    Literary events in July
    Brad Meltzer's thrillers have made him a best-selling author and brought him visibility as the host of the The History Channel's "Decoded." He's also the president of the Mystery Writers of America. But lately his series of children's books subtitled...
  • Scarlett Johansson wins case against bestselling French novelist

    Scarlett Johansson wins case against bestselling French novelist
    Scarlett Johansson has won her lawsuit against French writer Grégoire Delacourt over his novel "La première chose qu’on regard" (not yet published in English, the title translates roughly as "The First Thing You Look At.") In the book, a...
  • 'Steamy sex scenes' on 'Face the Nation'

    Does writing "steamy sex scenes" ever create problems for author Sandra Brown in her personal life? That's a question you don't expect on CBS' "Face the Nation," but Bob Schieffer posed it. Her response about those sex scenes? "It's not a problem...