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  • Chicago book news: Henríquez, MacLean paperbacks released

    Chicago book news: Henríquez, MacLean paperbacks released
    The paperback edition of Cristina Henríquez's latest novel, "The Book of Unknown Americans," was published by Vintage March 3. It follows the children of two immigrant families who fall in love after the injury sustained by the daughter of one family...
  • Hanif Kureishi's 'The Last Word' lacks a certain sense of voice

     Hanif Kureishi's 'The Last Word' lacks a certain sense of voice
    Hanif Kureishi's "The Last Word" suffers from the genius problem: To create a believable virtuoso, the character's brilliance must light up the page. Such an issue arises any time an author tries to write about such a figure: J.D. Salinger, whose...
  • FDA should do its job; 16 million US kids are inhaling dangerous substances

    In 2014, the Oxford English Dictionary's word of the year was "vape." The FDA should take a hint from the OED and write its own definition of e-cigarettes a definition that will treat them as a tobacco product. Congress created the FDA in 1906 amidst...
  • Top 25: What corporate America is reading, February 2015

    1. "Get Big Things Done: The Power of Connectional Intelligence" By Erica Dhawan, Saj Nicole Joni, Palgrave Macmillan 2. "Work: My Search for a Life That Matters" By Wes Moore, Speigel & Grau 3. "Zombie Loyalists: Using Great Service to Create Rabid...
  • 'The Diary of Anne Frank' at Writers Theatre: trapped together

    'The Diary of Anne Frank' at Writers Theatre: trapped together
    We all know "The Diary of Anne Frank" does not end happily. If you are watching a truthful, deeply engaged production, and director Kimberly Senior's work for Writers Theatre is most certainly in that category, you are left with a feeling of unspeakable...
  • Cardiologist donates book sales to Perk Center Café

    Cardiologist donates book sales to Perk Center Café
    When asked how a full-time cardiologist, who is actively involved in several non-profit organizations, managed to write and publish three novels last year, Dr. Allan Zelinger, said finding the time is easy, as he looks at being a novelist as his...
  • Writers Club for youth kicks off at South Windsor Public Library

    A new writing program for students in grades six to 12 has just kicked off at the South Windsor Public Library. The Writers Club program is one of several initiatives of the Teen Advisory Group, which is responsible for advising on and creating programs...
  • Review: Myth Bar at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

    Review: Myth Bar at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
    In most of the world, the hotel bar is something of a blank slate, an anonymous place where guests can chat up fellow travelers, grouse about airline food to the bartender, then leave the next day to make way for the next crop of strangers. But this, of...
  • In the Pipeline: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar stands tall as an author as well

    In the Pipeline: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar stands tall as an author as well
    He enters the room so silently that you don't notice until he's almost right next to you. He's dressed casually in jeans, a black warm-up jacket and a blue UCLA baseball cap. Quietly, he sits down at a small table. "Man, I'm so hungry," he says softly....
  • Interview with Phil Klay, author of 'Redeployment'

    Phil Klay understands that when you are a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, and you write fiction about war, some readers will assume every story is your own. This, he wants you to know, is not the case. "I don't think you can read the whole book and...
  • 'Pay Any Price': New York Times reporter James Risen vows to go to jail before revealing his sources

    "Pay and Price: Greed, Power, And Endless War" by James Risen; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (309 pages, $28) James Risen is a bona fide constitutional hero, apart from being an author who has written a very readable book on a fascinating subject. The U.S....