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  • History, memories and emotion waft through Mandy Aftel's 'Fragrant'

    History, memories and emotion waft through Mandy Aftel's 'Fragrant'
    Perfume is both sacred and sensuous to the author and artisan who writes passionately about our emotional connection with scent and its powers of transcendence, From a fragrant atelier in Berkeley, Mandy Aftel creates small-batch, artisanal perfumes and...
  • 'Seinfeld' writer Peter Mehlman on his novel 'It Won't Always Be This Great'

    'Seinfeld' writer Peter Mehlman on his novel 'It Won't Always Be This Great'
    Peter Mehlman will likely always be best known for penning such standards as “Yada-yada-yada,” “double-dipping” and “sponge-worthy” during his eight-year writer-producer run on “Seinfeld.” But he has...
  • Family Time: 'Mermaid Tales' author will read in Bethlehem

    Family Time: 'Mermaid Tales' author will read in Bethlehem
    Meet Bucks County author Debbie Dadey, who will read from "Mermaid Tales — A Royal Tea," the ninth in her series about life under the sea with a group of young mermaids. Dadey, who with co-author Marcia Thornton Jones, also penned the popular...
  • Writers Phil Klay and Evan Osnos win top National Book Awards

    By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Phil Klay and Evan Osnos were given the top prizes at the 65th National Book Awards, among the most prestigious literary prizes in U.S. publishing, at a gala dinner on Wednesday that honored the best...
  • Book Talk: Ten years on, India's Bhagat prepared to face critics

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's biggest-selling author in English is often dismissed as persona non grata by literary critics, but that doesn't faze Chetan Bhagat. Ten years on as a professional writer, the banker-turned-author says he is better prepared...
  • HBO orders 'Westworld' series

    HBO orders 'Westworld' series
    There are no sure things in television, but HBO's latest series, "Westworld," has stacked the deck in its favor with top-drawer talent. The cable channel announced Monday that it was taking the remake of writer-director Michael Crichton's 1973 science-...
  • The Crowd: A generous check for Childhelp

    The Crowd: A generous check for Childhelp
    *This post has been corrected, as noted below. Jacquie and Michael Casey accepted the Founder's Award from Childhelp at an Oct. 18 gala at the Balboa Bay Resort. Childhelp co-founder Sara O'Meara praised the Caseys for their generous financial...
  • What's coming up?

    What's coming up?
    From poetry readings to author fairs, there are plenty of opportunities this week to meet and chat with local authors.  - Thursday, 7 p.m. Award-winning author Jamie Quatro will speak at the College of William & Mary's Tucker Hall Theater as part of the...
  • Authors presenting Jewish-themed books

    Authors presenting Jewish-themed books
    The 2014 Miami Book Fair International includes a Jewish flavor. Several authors will present Jewish-themed books during the fair that runs through Nov. 23 at Miami-Dade College's Wolfson Campus, 300 NE 2nd Ave. in Miami. One of the books being...
  • A Word, Please: Here's an early grammar gift for the holidays

     A Word, Please: Here's an early grammar gift for the holidays
    Before you start composing your holiday cards and invitations, here's a cautionary tale for you. Recently, I bought an e-book that I didn't realize was self-published. But by the time the protagonist made her third or fourth visit to "the Cooper's,"...
  • Non-confrontational attitude more likely to settle dispute with HOA

    Q: I am trying to have a hearing with the homeowners association (HOA) in the subdivision where my rental property is located. The property management company sent my request to the board. Nobody from HOA is responding to me and I've been receiving...