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  • 'Descent' twists a familiar trope in an unforgettable novel

    "Descent" by Tim Johnston; Algonquin (375 pages, $25.95) The missing girl has become a common, almost tiresome, plot device in suspense fiction, which makes what novelist Tim Johnston does with the premise all the more remarkable. Author of the...
  • New books about slavery, cotton and commerce

    In the South of my childhood, a field of cotton on a sunny fall day was a beautiful sight the whitest of white bolls against a blue sky. Unless you were picking it. Before the age of mechanized cultivation, my parents hand-picked cotton on their parents'...
  • Manchester Woman, 84, About To Publish 3rd Children's Book

    Manchester Woman, 84, About To Publish 3rd Children's Book
    Elaine H. Leone, 84, spent 70 years writing before she first tried to become a published author. That happened in 2012, when the lifelong Manchester resident's first children's book, "The Grandies," was published. The book is a collection of 100...
  • Finalists for the 2015 Edgar Awards are announced

    Finalists for the 2015 Edgar Awards are announced
    The Mystery Writers of America have announced the finalists for the 2015 Edgars, or more formally, the Edgar Allan Poe Awards. The awards, which celebrate writing for print and screen, will be presented at a gala ceremony in New York on April 29....
  • CNU's annual writing conference on the horizon

    Writers — mark your calendars for Christopher Newport University's 34th Annual Writers Conference. Titled "The Successful Writing Life," this year's conference is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, February 27-28, and focuses on workshops and panels...
  • Super Bowl snacks have Arizona theme

     Super Bowl snacks have Arizona theme
    Whether you're down with the New England Patriots or upholding the Seattle Seahawks, you and your friends and family can chow down on Super Bowl Sunday (Feb. 1) with harmonious gusto. Because no matter which team you root for, everyone will get behind a...
  • Multicultural romance from Virginia author

    Multicultural romance from Virginia author
    For Matthew McDonnell, self-employed lawyer from Brooklyn and charming protagonist of the interracial romance "Until I Saw Your Smile," the weekend is not shaping up quite the way he had planned. After a largely unsuccessful day at work, Matthew returns...
  • Author To Talk About Sailing Adventures At Glastonbury Library

    Author To Talk About Sailing Adventures At Glastonbury Library
    pmarteka@courant.com GLASTONBURY — Author Paul S. Krantz, Jr. will visit the Welles-Turner Memorial Library Feb. 8 and talk about his sailing adventures. Krantz, a professional sailor and author of "Riding the Wild Ocean,"...
  • Haruki Murakami's advice on love and cats

    Novelist Haruki Murakami has opened Mr. Murakami's Place, a mostly Japanese-language website where he is offering advice to readers. Fans of the author of "1Q84" and "The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle" can ask anything but frequently stick to Murakami's areas of...
  • Safran delights crowd; Salkin scheduled next

    Safran delights crowd; Salkin scheduled next
    According to Stephanie Owitz — adult program coordinator at the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center in Boca Raton — JCC officials are so pleased that the JCC's Phyllis & Harvey Sandler Center for Jewish Life Enhancement has become "a...
  • Library Notes: Performances, book groups, visits and more

    Grayslake Area Public Library 100 Library Lane (847) 223-5313; www.grayslake.info Performance: Those Were the Days Radio Players will perform at 3 p.m. Jan. 25. It is free and all ages are welcome. Return to the bygone days of old-time radio as they...