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  • Man Arrested In Attack On Internationally-Known Author

    Man Arrested In Attack On Internationally-Known Author
    NEW HAVEN — The man who police say is responsible for an assault that left a National Book Award-winning author unconscious has been arrested, police said Tuesday. Michael Mott, 34, of Chestnut Hill Road in Oxford, turned himself in on a warrant...
  • Scarlett Johansson wins case against bestselling French novelist

    Scarlett Johansson wins case against bestselling French novelist
    Scarlett Johansson has won her lawsuit against French writer Grégoire Delacourt over his novel "La première chose qu’on regard" (not yet published in English, the title translates roughly as "The First Thing You Look At.") In the book, a...
  • Literary stars come to South Florida Book Festival at African-American Research Library

    Literary stars come to South Florida Book Festival at African-American Research Library
    Eric Jerome Dickey's novels delve into myriad aspects of contemporary African-American life. Known for their brisk pace, realistic characters and a heavy emphasis on romance, the novels are written in a variety of genres. His 21st novel, "A Wanted Woman,"...
  • 'King of the Screwups' in the Works as a Movie at Alloy

    Young-adult specialist Alloy Entertainment is developing a movie version of K.L. Going's "King of the Screwups." Alloy's president Leslie Morgenstein and Cheryl Dolins are on board to produce the project. Going's novel, published in 2010, centers on a...
  • Yorktown native to lead mystery conference

    Yorktown native to lead mystery conference
    Award-winning mystery and science fiction author Donna Andrews, whose titles "Murder with Peacocks" and "Revenge of the Wrought Iron Flamingos" are set in her native Yorktown, has been named toastmaster of the 2014 Deadly Ink Mystery Conference. The...
  • Harry Potter Producer to Shepherd Movie Based on Reza Aslan's Controversial 'Zealot'

    David Heyman has come on board to produce a movie adaptation of Reza Aslan's controversial "Zealot: The Life And Times Of Jesus Of Nazareth" for Lionsgate. And this one, although it's based on the life of Jesus, has even more potential to inflame the...
  • test again

    test again
    Typing here. Hinsdale based mystery novelist William F. Love and I have corresponded off and on over the years about many topics, most often religion.  Below is a correspondence that began on Sept. 14, 2001, three days after the dreadful attacks on the...
  • 'Do Not Sell at Any Price's' hunters stalk rare 78 rpm records

    'Do Not Sell at Any Price's' hunters stalk rare 78 rpm records
    Midway through her thoughtful, entertaining history of obsessed music collectors and their quest for rare early 78 rpm records, writer Amanda Petrusich has a revelation. Focusing on one particular seeker and his knack for finding obscure titles others...
  • Francisco Goldman maps 'The Interior Circuit'

    Francisco Goldman maps 'The Interior Circuit'
    Francisco Goldman's "The Interior Circuit: A Mexico City Chronicle" is so sneakily brilliant it's hard to put into words. Part travelogue, part memoir, part reportage on Mexican politics and the scourge of narco-terrorism, it is also, in the finest sense,...
  • Walter Dean Myers, celebrated young adult author, dies at 76

    Walter Dean Myers, a celebrated author known for writing books about young African Americans, such as "Monster," "Fallen Angels" and "Hoops," has died. He was 76. "Walter's many award-winning books do not shy away from the sometimes gritty truth of...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Author Talk At Simsbury Public Library

    The Friends of Simsbury Public Library are delighted to present an evening with New York Times and U.S.A.Today best-selling author Nan Rossiter. She will join us on July 29 at the Simsbury Public Library from 7-8:30 p.m. Nan Rossiter transports readers...