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  • 'Your Face in Mine' a bold take on race, identity by Jess Row

    'Your Face in Mine' a bold take on race, identity by Jess Row
    Late in his novel "Your Face in Mine," Jess Row cites a parable attributed to Zhuangzi, a Chinese philosopher from the fourth century BC. "Zhuangzi awoke from dreaming that he was a butterfly," he writes, "… And didn't know whether he was a...
  • Adaptation of Wally Lamb novel is now being filmed in region

    When Connecticut author Wally Lamb's book, "She's Come Undone," gained national recognition in 1997 – after being featured in Oprah Winfrey's popular book club – there was a lot of talk about making the story into a film. The movie rights...
  • Audiobooks' Narrator Johnny Heller Giving Talk At Avon Author Festival

    Audiobooks' Narrator Johnny Heller Giving Talk At Avon Author Festival
    If you have ever wondered what it takes to become a successful narrator of audiobooks, you can find out when the Avon Library Author Festival comes to a close with a free event on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m. at Avon Free Public Library, 281 Country Club...
  • The law clearly states it � words mean what they say

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. The Affordable Care Act gives the president's cabinet officers sweeping powers to implement the law, but the administration managed to overreach these powers by allowing people in 36 states to illegally access health insurance subsidies....
  • Were letter writers engaged in scheme to bilk dad?

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: A recent answer you gave was quite shocking to me. Apparently, two women, the daughters who recently lost their mother, had now taken over control of their 82-year-old father's finances. If you cannot figure out...
  • The Romance Reader: 'No Good Duke Goes Unpunished'

    "No Good Duke Goes Unpunished" by Sarah MacLean; Avon (382 pages, $7.99) Sarah MacLean exploded on the historical romance scene in 2010 with her amazing debut of "Nine Rules to Break When Romancing A Rake." By the time the trilogy was completed,...
  • Finally, in one volume: Henry Roth's 'Mercy of a Rude Stream'

    Henry Roth is one of the most elusive figures in American literature, a writer whose first book, the 1934 novel “Call It Sleep,” is a breathtaking piece of modernism, although it took three decades for it to be recognized as such. The...
  • 'The Giver' Author Lois Lowry Thinks 'Dystopian Fiction Is Passé'

    Lois Lowry might just be the godmother of dystopian YA fiction. The author of over 40 books is best known for her 1993 novel "The Giver," a story set in a utopian society where people no longer feel pain. But a sinister side is revealed when Jonas, a...
  • TV Review: Netflix's 'BoJack Horseman'

    Joining the premium-TV ranks requires a certain commitment to doing what others aren't. Hence, Netflix gets virtually no points for "BoJack Horseman," a raunchy animated series that not-so-boldly goes where seemingly everyone -- Fox, Comedy Central, Adult...
  • Haruki Murakami's 'Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki' recounts a pilgrim's progress

    "Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage" by Haruki Murakami; Alfred A. Knopf (400 pages, $25.95) When the bottom falls out of your life, you can't always figure out what the hell happened. You just have to get through it. But getting...
  • Amazon vs. Hachette: Soul searching in techie, bookish Seattle

    SEATTLE In this city famous for its independent bookstores and pungent coffee shops brick-and-mortar institutions that value touch, taste and long, rainy afternoons a high-profile conflict about the business of selling e-books has left many readers...