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  • 'Remember Me Like This' evokes powerful sense of place, family

    "Remember Me Like This: A Novel" by Bret Anthony Johnston; Random House (384 pages, $26) A page-turner of a plot alone usually is not enough to keep me reading long into the night, abandoning my dreams for a writer's creative imaginings. Bret Anthony...
  • Authors' Protest of Amazon Shows That Bigger Isn't Always Better in Business

    When some 900 authors last week delivered a call to arms against Internet giant Amazon, the subtext of their message went beyond a dispute about rights and numbers. It also signaled a growing discomfort over control of intellectual property in the hands...
  • Catalog your cookbooks on Eat Your Books and find every recipe every time

    Catalog your cookbooks on Eat Your Books and find every recipe every time
    After spending an hour and half on my knees, sorting through stacks of cookbooks, looking for a recipe I knew must be somewhere, in some book--if I could only remember the name -- I was beside myself.  I opened boxes. I tramped out to the garage to peruse...
  • Creating a place to create

    Creating a place to create
    Whether your creative passion is writing, drawing, sewing, crafting or cooking, a designated work area with space to store your tools makes all the difference in acting on your inspiration. Creative people often have rooms solely dedicated to their...
  • In 'The Borrowers,' the Orlando Rep explores the world behind the walls and floors

    In 'The Borrowers,' the Orlando Rep explores the world behind the walls and floors
    One of the things that excites and motivates creative artists who are involved in theater, Jeff Revels noted, is the challenge of creating an entirely new world on stage, transporting the audience to a place they’ve never been to before. “...
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder's real-life memoir to be published

    Laura Ingalls Wilder based her beloved "Little House on the Prairie" books on her actual experiences growing up on the American plains. But they were books for children, and, sometime in the 1920s, she wrote a memoir that would have been rated R for...
  • Simin Behbahani, poet and 'Lioness of Iran,' dies at 87

    Simin Behbahani, the poet known as “the Lioness of Iran” for her defiant verses opposing dictatorship and defending the rights of women, has died at age 87, according to media reports. Behbahani, who died Tuesday after a week in a coma,...
  • Vacations by the book

    Vacations by the book
    Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library. When the busy bibliophile takes time off to travel, she appreciates accommodations where books are part of the...
  • On the Bookshelf -- August 2014

    On the Bookshelf -- August 2014
    Each month we take a snapshot of recent local-author releases that have come to our attention. Here's this month's list. Fiction "Connected" by Alvin "King Pen" Jones. Fiction/Urban. Jones, a Newport News native who is currently incarcerated, stated...
  • Williamsburg author's tale rich in medieval history

    Williamsburg author's tale rich in medieval history
    In 12th century France, women were generally regarded as useful only in the home – meant to run the household and raise children. It was men's work to handle politics and warfare. There have been exceptions to this unwritten rule throughout history,...
  • Emerging Voices develops writers who have taken nontraditional paths

    Five months pregnant and living off post-traumatic stress disorder disability checks at her home in Echo Park, Cynthia Bond entered PEN Center USA's Emerging Voices Fellowship in 2005 with only a first draft of a novel. When she finished the program,...