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  • Fall books preview: A busy literary season ahead

    Fall books preview: A busy literary season ahead
    If there's a consolation for the end of summer, it's that fall brings an array of books and book events. Below are eight that no dedicated reader should overlook: the high points of a busy season in literature. Sept. 17 The Heyday of Malcolm Margolin:...
  • Storytimes, knitting circle, book groups and more offered at Parkland Community Library in September

    A variety of literary and community events, including storytimes, book groups, trivia night and more, will be offered at Parkland Community Library in September. The following is a list of events, according to a PCL press release: Baby Bubbles Storytime...
  • Top 25: What corporate America is reading, August 2014

    800-CEO-READ, a leading direct supplier of book-based resources compiles a monthly list of best-selling business books based on purchases by its corporate customers nationwide. Here are the best sellers for August 2014, plus descriptions of the Top 10....
  • Round-Up: Ancient discoveries, wilderness art and Koons strikes again

    Art Spiegelman comments on Israel, archaeologists unearth a rare tomb in Greece and Jeff Koons is still making everyone crazy. There are all kinds of terrific essays floating around out there on everything from race, the media and wilderness. Saddle up...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Fiction Writer And Memoirist Tim Parrish To Read At Quinnipiac University

    Fiction writer and memoirist Tim Parrish will read from his work at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14, in the Carl Hansen Student Center, Room 120, on the Mount Carmel Campus at Quinnipiac University. Parrish is the author of the memoir "Fear and What Follows:...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Twisted History: The Work Of Novelist F. Mark Granato

    Have you ever thought about history in terms of "what if?" Author F. Mark Granato explores this fascinating approach to the questions of history as he shares his books and writing process at the Simsbury Public Library. F. Mark Granato grew up in...
  • Lawrence Wright's new book vividly recalls 1978 Camp David summit

    Lawrence Wright's new book vividly recalls 1978 Camp David summit
    There's an air of tragedy hovering over Lawrence Wright's excellent new book on the 1978 peace negotiations at Camp David, presided over by then-President Jimmy Carter. During those fateful autumn days, the world watched as three world leaders —...
  • Televisa USA Nabs Rights to Anne Rice's 'Sleeping Beauty' Erotica Series

    Televisa USA has woken Anne Rice's "The Sleeping Beauty" books from their slumber and has acquired the English-language television and digital rights to the author's popular erotica series. The books, which were published in the 1980s under the pseudonym...
  • Ursula K. Le Guin will receive National Book Foundation award

    Ursula K. Le Guin will receive National Book Foundation award
    Science fiction-fantasy legend Ursula K. Le Guin will be awarded the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the group announced Tuesday. Le Guin, 84, will be the 27th winner of the medal and the second science...
  • Two American authors make shortlist for Man Booker prize

    LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. writers captured only two of the six places on the Man Booker Prize 2014 shortlist announced on Tuesday, easing traditionalists' fears that Americans would dominate the contest now it is open for the first time to all authors...
  • Has Jack the Ripper been identified?

    Has Jack the Ripper been identified?
    Who was Jack the Ripper? If you believe the claims of Russell Edwards, whose book “Naming Jack the Ripper: The Biggest Forensic Breakthrough Since 1888” (Globe Pequot: 336 pp., $25.95), out this week, he was a 23-year-old Polish immigrant...