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  • Ha Jin on 'A Map of Betrayal'

    Ha Jin on 'A Map of Betrayal'
    With one foot in China and the other in the United States, Ha Jin is the quintessential Chinese-American writer. As a teenager, he served in the People's Liberation Army during the Cultural Revolution, but later immigrated to the United States —...
  • Children's roundup: 'The Book With No Pictures,' more

    Children's roundup: 'The Book With No Pictures,' more
    The Princess in Black by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale, illustrated by LeUyen Pham, Candlewick, $14.99, ages 5-8 Princess Magnolia is almost too perfect, what with the fluffy pink ball gown, shiny glass slippers and impeccable table manners. She rides...
  • 'Love Boats' author returns from celebration cruise

    'Love Boats' author returns from celebration cruise
    Jeraldine Saunders, the longtime Glendale resident who wrote the book that inspired “The Love Boat” television series, recently returned from a cruise in Florida to celebrate 50 years of Princess Cruises, the company for which she worked years...
  • Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance

    Hartford Stage Plans Autism-Friendly 'Christmas Carol' Performance
    Hartford Stage will be entertaining a special audience for those on the autism spectrum for one performance of "A Christmas Carol — A Ghost Story of Christmas." The theater will host its first a "sensory-friendly" performance of its annual holiday...
  • Hachette and Amazon reach e-book deal after 6-month dispute

    Hachette and Amazon have reached a deal over e-books and print sales, the two companies announced Thursday. They have been locked in an unusually public dispute over pricing since May. While the new e-book terms will not take effect until early 2015,...
  • 'Subirdia' author on how to coexist with birds

    'Subirdia' author on how to coexist with birds
    Impassioned ornithologist John Marzluff has combed the United States — specifically the suburbs that ring large cities — to research what our feathered friends are up to. The result, "Welcome to Subirdia: Sharing Our Neighborhoods with Wrens,...
  • CT Children's Author Wants To Make A Holiday TV Special

    CT Children's Author Wants To Make A Holiday TV Special
    "Launch" is a new place to meet local innovative entrepreneurs, writers, artists, inventors, scientists and philanthropists, who are raising money for their projects through crowdfunding websites like kickstarter.com. Who: Kate West, children's book...
  • NOV 1 | Printers Row: Daniel Woodrell, 2014 Chicago Tribune Heartland Award for Fiction winner

    NOV 1 | Printers Row: Daniel Woodrell, 2014 Chicago Tribune Heartland Award for Fiction winner
    Daniel Woodrell’s “country noirs” have inspired filmmakers like Ang Lee and helped launch the career of actor Jennifer Lawrence. The author of “Winter’s Bone” joins the Festival to discuss another dark and affecting...
  • ‘All-New Captain America’ lands at Marvel’s diversity front line

     
    When Marvel took to ABC’s “The View” and Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” in July to announce that a woman […]...
  • From fascinating historical details of London to the nitty-gritty of Disney World, travel books have it

    From fascinating historical details of London to the nitty-gritty of Disney World, travel books have it
    "National Geographic London Book of Lists: The City's Best, Worst, Oldest, Greatest, & Quirkiest" National Geographic, $19.95 London is endlessly fascinating, a city so iconic that even if people have never been there, they recognize its landmarks....
  • ‘Big Hero 6′: Writing group Man of Action recalls Disney movie roots

     
    “Big Hero 6,” Disney Animation's latest theatrical feature, is a classic superteam origin story. But what's interesting is that the […]...