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  • Review: 'A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing' by Eimear McBride

    Review: 'A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing' by Eimear McBride
    In James Joyce's "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man," Stephen Dedalus glimpses a girl on the beach "alone and still, gazing out to sea" and experiences an epiphany: He is meant to be an artist. One can only imagine how differently the scene might...
  • Author remembers Hollywood legends

    Author remembers Hollywood legends
    For devotees of Hollywood’s golden age, veteran film and television writer Ken LaZebnik has compiled a book of 14 essays on its greatest legends and its forgotten luminaries, and brings it to Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse Sunday. “...
  • 'The Short and Tragic Life' explores class, race amid struggle and wonder

    'The Short and Tragic Life' explores class, race amid struggle and wonder
    There's one word in the title of Jeff Hobbs' new biography of his friend Robert Peace that doesn't quite belong there: "tragic." "The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League" tells the story of...
  • Carl Hiaasen promotes newest novel in Fort Lauderdale

    Carl Hiaasen promotes newest novel in Fort Lauderdale
    With the recent release of his newest novel (and his first book for teens), Skink: No Surrender, bestselling author Carl Hiaasen spoke at the Fort Lauderdale Barnes & Noble bookstore on Federal Highway on Sept. 25, promoting his book while entertaining...
  • Review: 'Rebel Yell' by S.C. Gwynne

    Review: 'Rebel Yell' by S.C. Gwynne
    The day after Confederate Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's victory at Cedar Mountain, he stepped out of his tent and saw a Union prisoner of war trying to pluck hairs from the general's horse, Little Sorrel. "My friend," Jackson asked his enemy, "why...
  • WTIC's Scott Gray To Retire; Known For Morning Commentaries

    WTIC's Scott Gray To Retire; Known For Morning Commentaries
    Scott Gray spent the summer thinking about retirement. He got more comfortable with the thought, maybe because he's 66, maybe because he has done about 3,500 morning commentaries for WTIC, maybe because he has a home on Lake Winnipesaukee in New...
  • "Like Moonlight at Low Tide" a fascinating, easy read

    "Like Moonlight at Low Tide" a fascinating, easy read
         The first novel for author Nicole Quigley, Like Moonlight at Low Tide, is a book with typical high school melodrama but with a few not-so-typical surprises. It is a fascinating and easy read.      The main plot is centered on protagonist Missy Keiser...
  • David Fincher, Ben Affleck and the vanishing 'Gone Girl'

    When Gillian Flynn, author of "Gone Girl," which has sold more than two million copies, finished writing her screenplay for a film, she gave it to her husband to read along with a yellow magic marker. "I told him to underline anything he objected to,"...
  • Scorsese pays homage to New York Review of Books in '50 Year Argument'

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Film director Martin Scorsese knew making a documentary about a revered literary review would be a challenge, so he approached "The 50 Year Argument" like a piece of music, using interviews and archival footage to convey the emotion....
  • Review: 'Feminism Unfinished,' a history of U.S. women's movements

    Review: 'Feminism Unfinished,' a history of U.S. women's movements
    Earlier this month, the National Book Awards released its nonfiction longlist, and it included only one book written by a woman. None were biographies of women. The longlist reinforced a widely held notion within the publishing industry that because men...
  • Big Apple benefits a College Park institution

    Big Apple benefits a College Park institution
    A year ago, Frank Messina noted, a large crowd turned out at the Cornelia Street Café in New York City’s Greenwich Village area, to pay tribute to a man with an important connection to College Park: the late Jack Kerouac. That event on Sept. 29...