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  • Kerouac Project looking for a few good writers

    Kerouac Project looking for a few good writers
    Good writing, Geoff Benge acknowledged, can be quite subjective – one person’s pulp trash can be another reader’s literary masterpiece. Nevertheless, Benge believes he is a pretty good judge of which aspiring writers demonstrate the most...
  • Library throws birthday party for Dr. Seuss

    It would be hard to find a child today in America who is not familiar with at least one Dr. Seuss book. The fantastic rhyming stories, nonsense words and colorfully illustrated works by the late children's book author Theodor Seuss Geisel have entertained...
  • Novel idea

    Celebrate everything books at the Broward Public Library Foundation's "Literary Feast 2015." The event, running March 28-30, will feature 15 outstanding writers and the signature fundraising event, "A Night of Literary Feast." The authors represent...
  • Art Shay photo exhibit shows famous faces and his favorite subject -- his wife

     Art Shay photo exhibit shows famous faces and his favorite subject -- his wife
    The past is always present to Art Shay, present in his photographs that punctuate the walls of his Deerfield home, present in the big black and white shots covering every inch of his coffee table, present in the 60 published books of his photographs....
  • Pickwick Classic Film series books 'Hard Day's Night'

    Pickwick Classic Film series books 'Hard Day's Night'
    The Pickwick Theatre Classic Film Series has presented vintage gangster movies, horror movies, war movies and even Westerns, but rock 'n' roll has never been on its radar. That will change, however, when "A Hard Day's Night" hits the Pickwick March 19,...
  • George R.R. Martin says Emily St. John Mandel should get the Hugo

    The Hugo Awards are among the most important in science fiction and fantasy. Their nominating process, which is open to participants in recent Worldcons, concludes tonight just before midnight. Author George R.R. Martin has been sharing his thoughts...
  • Daughter's labor of love preserves history for generations

     Daughter's labor of love preserves history for generations
    "I have early memories of perching on my father's favorite chair, listening to him reading poetry aloud. He was well read, a lover of popular fiction, of classics, and of poetry. Sometimes he read to me from the journal of Walter P. Snow, always...
  • British actor embodies C.S. Lewis for one-man show

    British actor embodies C.S. Lewis for one-man show
    British actor David Payne is a big fan of C.S. Lewis, author of "The Chronicles of Narnia" fantasy novels regarded as a classic of children's literature. And though Payne, by his own count, has portrayed the late literary giant on stage "well over 500...
  • Nine west suburban libraries 'celebrate home' with host of programs

    Nine west suburban libraries 'celebrate home' with host of programs
    Nine west suburban libraries are serving up a delightful buffet of literary and cultural experiences this spring with a theme of Celebrating Home. Rather than everybody reading and discussing one book for the Big Read, librarians decided to change up...
  • James Patterson to donate $1.25 million to school libraries

    James Patterson to donate $1.25 million to school libraries
    James Patterson is one of the most famous authors in the world, with more than 100 books (at least one of which explodes) to his name. He's becoming just as well known in the publishing world for his philanthropy, after giving well more than $1 million to...
  • BookFest taps into 'Twilight effect'

    BookFest taps into 'Twilight effect'
    The publishing industry called it the "Twilight effect," referring to the boom in sales of science-fiction and fantasy novels after the five blockbuster "Twilight Saga" films. "People have been asking us to dedicate our three-day [Lake] BookFest to this...