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  • Windham Campbell prizes go to Geoff Dyer, Teju Cole, others

    Windham Campbell prizes go to Geoff Dyer, Teju Cole, others
    The nine recipients of the 2015 Windham Campbell Prizes were announced Tuesday morning. Each writer will receive a $150,000 prize. "I've won quite a few prizes with cachet but no cash, so this is a wonderful combination of the two," Geoff Dyer, one of...
  • Local author's novel deals with racial discrimination and anti-Semitism

    Local author's novel deals with racial discrimination and anti-Semitism
    Novelist Joan Lipinsky Cochran's new book "Still Missing Beulah: Stories of Jews and Blacks in Mid-Century Miami" takes readers back to a time where signs prohibiting blacks and Jews in hotels and clubs were rampant. For Lipinsky Cochran, a former...
  • Read-in takes people through the journey of African-Americans

    Maya Angelou, Booker T. Washington and Michelle Obama were some of the people whom books were written about that people read aloud at Triton College's library Feb. 16 as part of the college's Black History Month events. Every year during Black History...
  • Palm Beach County Calendar

      Feb. 25 at 9:30 a.m. Campus Tours Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County Learn about the programs provided by Ruth and Norman Rales Jewish Family Services, see the Adolph and Rose Levis Jewish Community Center and visit Donna Klein...
  • Ray Bradbury home's demise has LA re-examining its history

    It was the house where Ray Bradbury wrote "Something Wicked This Way Comes," and when the bulldozer came to knock it down literary scholars and preservationists were aghast. The bright yellow home with the big bay windows where the author lived and...
  • Book Review: Lippman deals with parenthood in 'Hush Hush'

    "Hush Hush" (William Morrow), by Laura Lippman Laura Lippman's novels about Baltimore private investigator Tess Monaghan have never followed the predictable mode. Instead, the series about this sometimes cranky, perceptive young woman has afforded...
  • ‘The Harvester': Brandon Seifert unleashes supernatural Punisher

     
    An urban legend comes to life in “The Harvester,” Brandon Seifert's new series for Legendary Comics. The title refers to […]...
  • This Week in Hampton Roads

    This Week in Hampton Roads
    CNU Writers Conference It's not too late to register for Christopher Newport University's 34th Annual Writers Conference which kicks off Friday at 3 p.m. and runs through Saturday at 4 p.m. Workshops, agent/editor panels, book sales and more. Keynote...
  • Michael Ian Black interviews (mostly) authors in new Audible podcast

    Michael Ian Black interviews (mostly) authors in new Audible podcast
    Actor and author Michael Ian Black won comedy fans with his roles in television shows like "The State" and movies like "Wet Hot American Summer," as well as his hilarious, often enlightening interviews (like this one with comedian Mary Kobayashi). For his...
  • Can #BlackLivesMatter last?

    Can #BlackLivesMatter last?
    Since the beginning of the Ferguson protests, the past six months in the black community have been a time of activism, involvement and hyper-awareness of political activity. This wave swept through Baltimore, involving students, community leaders and...
  • Back from the battlefield, Iraq and Afghanistan veterans produce a surge of great fiction

    Ben Fountain was driving to Galveston, Texas, in March 2003, about a week after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, when he caught a glimpse of the literary future. "I was thinking, 'They're out there,'" Fountain says from his Dallas home. "Those men and women...