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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • National Book Festival to continue with a nod to Jefferson

    The National Book Festival will continue in its new location at the Washington Convention Center over Labor Day weekend with a special nod to Thomas Jefferson's role in building the Library of Congress. The festival, founded by former first lady Laura...
  • 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,...
  • New on DVD: Classic TV show tops new DVD releases March 10

    A classic TV series is the top DVD pick for March 10 releases. "Fireball XL5: The Complete Series," Grade B+: This 1960s children's show featured the Supermarionation of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson. In many ways, it was the earliest form of the kind of...
  • 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...