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  • Highlights at this year's Story Week

    Highlights at this year's Story Week
    Story Week is easy to love. Presented by the Columbia College Department of Creative Writing — this year March 15-21 — the annual festival features seven days of readings, publishing panels and writing workshops, all of which are free and open...
  • Enfield edition community news

    Elmira College Dean's List EAST WINDSOR - Madison Carolus '18, of the Broad Brook section of East Windsor, was named to the Dean's List for Academic Achievement for the fall 2014 term at Elmira College. The Dean's List recognizes students that have a...
  • 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...
  • New in paperbacks: Phil Klay's National Book Award-winning 'Redeployment'

    New in paperbacks: Phil Klay's National Book Award-winning 'Redeployment'
    Redeployment by Phil Klay, Penguin, 291 pages, $16 Winner of the 2014 National Book Award, "Redeployment" is a collection of short, fictional stories about the war in Iraq and its consequences told from multiple perspectives, including that of soldiers,...
  • Review: 'God's Bankers' by Gerald Posner

    Review: 'God's Bankers' by Gerald Posner
    Soon after coming into office, Pope Francis began reforming the church's secretive yet powerful institution, the Institute for the Works of Religion, also known as the Vatican Bank. He issued decrees speeding reviews and improving transparency. He created...
  • Erik Larson on 'Dead Wake'

    Erik Larson on 'Dead Wake'
    Best known for "The Devil in the White City," his best-seller about the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago and the serial killer H.H. Holmes, Erik Larson has made a career of bringing half-remembered history to vivid, vibrant life. Using a narrative strategy...
  • Me, My Shelf and I: Wendy McClure and Christopher Sienko

    Me, My Shelf and I: Wendy McClure and Christopher Sienko
    "I'm super itchy about distinguishing between memoir and essays," says Christopher Sienko, a content director for InfoSec Institute. In the Ravenswood Manor home he shares with his wife, author and editor Wendy McClure, Sienko has a meticulous system...
  • The Biblioracle: Who is the Great American Novelist?

    The Biblioracle: Who is the Great American Novelist?
    When Jonathan Franzen's next novel, "Purity," is released in September, you're going to read a lot of debate about whether Franzen is the Great American Novelist. He's a contender for sure, but is he the "greatest"? Just because Time magazine put...
  • '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...
  • 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....