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  • Review: 'Football' edited by John Schulian

    Review: 'Football' edited by John Schulian
    There was never a question, for those who read the sports pages of the bygone Chicago Daily News or the Chicago Sun-Times, that John Schulian was a writer of immense, eloquent talent. Here he is in 1981, opening a column about Skip Dillard and Bernard...
  • Zaha Hadid sues over New York Review of Books article

    Zaha Hadid sues over New York Review of Books article
    Architect Zaha Hadid has filed a libel lawsuit over an article that recently appeared in the New York Review of Books, prompting the author to issue an admission of error. The article, which appeared in the June 5 issue, is a review written by critic...
  • More than 3,000 of Doris Lessing's books heading to Zimbabwe

    More than 3,000 books from the personal collection of Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing are headed to the leading public library in Harare, Zimbabwe. The author, who died in 2013 at age 94, lived in Zimbabwe in her youth, when it was Southern...
  • Mar Jennings Wraps Up Connecticut Authors Trail Sixth Season

    Mar Jennings Wraps Up Connecticut Authors Trail Sixth Season
    The 6th Annual Connecticut Authors Trail, for which authors who live in the state or write about it give free talks at libraries in Eastern Connecticut, ends on Thursday, Sept. 4, when banker turned author and lifestyle expert Mar Jennings will answer...
  • READER SUBMITTED: How To Make Every Day A Friday

    What would it be like for you if you woke up every day excited & on fire about your life, you loved your job so much you couldn't wait to get there, your health, finances & relationships couldn't possibly be better, you felt relaxed, peaceful and in...
  • READER SUBMITTED: The Novel Cure And Preserving Americana

    Whether you're searching for a cure for your ills or want to learn about the history of outhouses, we have it all here for you at Hall Memorial Library, 93 Main St., Ellington in September. We start the month with Susan Elderkin, author of "The Novel...
  • The Romance Reader: 'Heroes Are My Weakness'

    "Heroes Are My Weakness" by Susan Elizabeth Phillips; William Morrow (368 pages, $26.99) It's getting more and more difficult to find adjectives that adequately describe how fabulous Susan Elizabeth Phillips' books are. No one writes humor romance...
  • Joanne Sinchuk, founder, manager and former owner of Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore

    Joanne Sinchuk, founder, manager and former owner of Murder on the Beach Mystery Bookstore
      Q: You have been in business since 1996 (though the store was sold in 2009 to Booksmart Industries). What do you have that other booksellers don't? What we have is what most small businesses have over the chains: Personalized customer service,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: West Hartford Novelist To Speak

    Susan Schoenberger, author of "The Virtues of Oxygen," will speak Wednesday, Sept. 10 as part of the Tolland Public Library Foundation's popular Eaton-Dimock-King Authors Series. Schoenberger will also sell and sign copies of the book during her...
  • Censoring the Islamic State on Twitter is useless

    Censoring the Islamic State on Twitter is useless
    When a powerful denial-of-service attack brought down Sony's PlayStation Network on Sunday, a group that claimed responsibility said it had acted on behalf of the Islamic State, the rapidly growing terrorist organization in the Middle East. Even if the...
  • Scots are hot: TV's 'Outlander' sparks local lore, kilt following

    AKRON, Ohio Women on both sides of the Atlantic share a secret: Scots are hot. If a Scotsman wears a kilt and speaks in a heavy Scottish brogue, more's the better. If we didn't learn that by watching dramas based on Scottish history (think Liam Neeson in...