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  • 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,...
  • Amazon courts Hachette authors by proposing they keep e-book revenue

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc ratcheted up the pressure on Hachette Book Group by proposing the publisher's authors get all the revenue from ebooks sold by the ecommerce company, as both sides try to resolve their bitter months-long contract...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Five Questions for business author Richie Frieman

    Five Questions for business author Richie Frieman
    Business author Richie Frieman has studied fine arts at the University of Maryland, launched a music-focused Internet magazine, written children's books, invented a device that keeps shirt collars crisp and created a pop culture-inspired children's...
  • A friendship in Chicago, a challenge in Iraq

     A friendship in Chicago, a challenge in Iraq
    Mahmoud Saeed is leaving Chicago soon, going home to the wreckage of Iraq. He'll travel light. Four suits, he thinks. A few of his hundred or so hats. Some photos of Jackie and Samir. Going back to Iraq right now may seem like a crazy thing to...
  • 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,"...
  • Local author writes third book about Jonathan Pollard

    The case of Jonathan Pollard, the U.S. Naval Intelligence analyst who was arrested in 1985 and convicted two years later of selling classified information to Israel, an American ally, continues to arouse passions within the U.S. Jewish community. Many...
  • Moravian Book Shop best-sellers: Paperback fiction

    THE LOWLAND By Jhumpa Lahiri (Vintage $15.95) "The Lowland" is an engrossing family saga steeped in history: the story of two very different brothers bound by tragedy, a fiercely brilliant woman haunted by her past, a country torn apart by revolution,...