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  • A very sober-minded Derek Waters on work, life and doing Baltimore in Season 2 of 'Drunk History'

    A very sober-minded Derek Waters on work, life and doing Baltimore in Season 2 of 'Drunk History'
    If you drive downtown on the Jones Falls Expressway, you might have noticed a new billboard just south of Orleans Street featuring a blurry image of George Washington and the word “DRUNK” in big bold letters. No, it’s not a leftover...
  • Review: 'The Silkworm' by Robert Galbraith

    Review: 'The Silkworm' by Robert Galbraith
    In "The Silkworm," J.K. Rowling's entertaining second novel under the pen name Robert Galbraith, private detective Cormoran Strike searches for the missing husband of Leonora Quine only to uncover his bizarre murder. "Seven plates and seven sets of...
  • Review: 'Deliver Us From Evil' ★★

    Review: 'Deliver Us From Evil' ★&#9733
    Classed up by its cast, "Deliver Us From Evil" concludes with a deliverance from evil in the form of a rip-roaring exorcism, simply staged in a police interrogation room, though goosed up with the usual barrage of digital effects. Routine in nearly...
  • Bird soars to literary greatness in 'East China Sea'

    "Above the East China Sea" by Sarah Bird; Knopf (336 pages, $25.95) I've thoroughly enjoyed watching Sarah Bird's career flourish during the past few years. Her books, sometimes serious in tone, sometimes lightly comedic, have a loyal Texas following....
  • TV Review: 'The Leftovers'

    After all the psychic energy expended fretting about how Damon Lindelof's last series, "Lost," would end (a finish many found lacking), it's perhaps understandable why he'd be drawn to "The Leftovers," Tom Perrotta's provocative book, where the big...
  • The literary films of summer 2014

    Book-loving moviegoers saw the summer of 2014 get off to a great start with the adaptation of John Green's young adult novel "The Fault in Our Stars," which topped the box office during its opening weekend earlier this month. The success of "The Fault...
  • 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...
  • Alex Tizon sizes up his masculinity in memoir 'Big Little Man'

    Alex Tizon sizes up his masculinity in memoir 'Big Little Man'
    You have to wait until the eighth chapter of Alex Tizon's remarkable memoir, "Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self," for confirmation that his title is the reference you've been hoping it isn't and fearing it is. All of the book has been leading...
  • Simsbury Boy Scout Builds A 'Little Library'

    Simsbury Boy Scout Builds A 'Little Library'
    SIMSBURY — Across from the clerk's window at town hall is a tiny wooden house that serves as a bookshelf, holding about a dozen books. Anyone is invited to take a book or leave a book. Noah Campion, 18, built the bookshelf as part of his Eagle...
  • Authors chat with visitors on subjects ranging from war to mental illness

    Willington Public Library visitors recently had the opportunity to talk with 10 Connecticut authors, all members of the American Authors & Publishing Guild, at a kick-off event for the library's summer reading program. It was a different way to mark...