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  • 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...
  • The Offing, a new online literary magazine, launches in Los Angeles

    Next week, a new literary magazine, the Offing, will premiere online. Based (for the most part) in Los Angeles, where it is affiliated with the Los Angeles Review of Books Channels project, it is really a national, or even international, effort, which...
  • 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...
  • How to raise a reader

    How to raise a reader
    Kids become lifelong readers for all kinds of reasons. Sometimes there’s one key book that captures a kid’s imagination and opens him or her up to the exciting world of fiction. Other times, a teacher who assigns great books in class sparks...
  • Novelist Tania James talks rogue elephants, India and conservation

    A rogue elephant named the Gravedigger is the main narrator of "The Tusk That Did the Damage" (Alfred A. Knopf: 240 pp., $24.95), Tania James' imaginative novel exploring the ivory trade in the forests of south India. Orphaned at birth by a poacher, the...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Sen. John McCain Among R.J. Julia Author Talks

    Sen. John McCain Among  R.J. Julia Author  Talks
    U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) will give a talk about his latest book, written with Mark Salter, on Monday, March 9, at a luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Crowne Plaza, 100 Berlin Road, Rte. 372, Cromwell, presented by R.J. Julia Booksellers of...
  • Dennis Lehane drinks in some sunlight

    Dennis Lehane drinks in some sunlight
    Dennis Lehane is one of Boston's best-known writers. Born and raised in the community of Dorchester (or, as he would pronounce it, "Dorchestah"), he's got a Bostonian no-nonsense, tough-guy edge, and his books, including "Mystic River" and the six-book...
  • Oak Park-River Forest High School alum's book looks at modern-day search for Atlantis

    Oak Park-River Forest High School alum's book looks at modern-day search for Atlantis
    It all started with Plato, and remains a fascinating topic to most and an obsession to some — the search for the lost city of Atlantis. Did Atlantis actually exist, or was it made up by the famous Greek philosopher? Will we ever know? When the...