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  • Joyce Carol Oates' new collection portrays the darkness and longing in people searching for connection

    "Lovely, Dark, Deep" by Joyce Carol Oates; Harper Collins (420 pages, $25.99) The roadside shrine is like so many: plastic flowers wound on the cross, silver foil, laminated photographs. "And hanging from the crossbar is one of my sneakers size 12,...
  • Researchers invent Harry Potter-inspired cloaking device

    Researchers invent Harry Potter-inspired cloaking device
    Researchers at Rochester University have developed a cloaking device using a variety of lenses that can make an object appear invisible while leaving the background intact, according to CNET. In layman's terms, it works by bending light around an object...
  • Talking with Naja Marie Aidt about her short story collection 'Baboon'

    The Danish writer Naja Marie Aidt’s book of stories, “Baboon” (Two Lines Press: 190 pp., $12.95 paper), is an explosive collection; strange things happen to the characters, leading to unlikely twists, through which the borders of reality...
  • Eerie entertainment on tap for October

    Eerie entertainment on tap for October
    October's here, which means so is our collective fascination with all things creepy. Luckily, there's some fresh outdoor entertainment that takes advantage of the fall weather and adds a fun dose of scariness. 'Resurrected' The Theatre-Hikes show...
  • Tuesday's Bulletin Board

    Tuesday Anxiety, Panic Attacks, Depression and Anger Control, 10 a.m. at 1204 S. Military Trail, Deerfield Beach. Free. Call 954-571-9800. Blue Jeans Blues, 8 p.m. at Blue Jeans Lounge, 3320 NE 33rd St., Fort Lauderdale. $5. Call 954-306-6330....
  • Long Beach Comic Con: Lois Lane and the advancement of women in comics

     
    Lois Lane may be the most famous woman in comics, and the fearless Daily Planet journalist got her due from […]...
  • John Darnielle on his novel 'Wolf in White Van'

    John Darnielle on his novel  'Wolf in White Van'
    When the longlist for the National Book Awards was announced last week, it had the usual suspects – books by previous winner Richard Powers and two Pulitzer winners, Jane Smiley and Marilynne Robinson. And there was one big surprise: the novel...
  • Hampton Roads authors tout traditional publishing

    Hampton Roads authors tout traditional publishing
    Authors choosing to hop on the self-publishing train to ride it to best-sellerville would be wise to steer toward traditional publishing—at least if you ask George Beahm of Williamsburg. Beahm should know. He has written more than 30 nonfiction...
  • Steven Millhauser to appear at W&M on Thursday

    Steven Millhauser to appear at W&M on Thursday
    Steven Millhauser, whose novel “Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer” won the 1997 Pulitzer Prize for fiction, will appear at The College of William and Mary, 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2. In this third installment of the Patrick...
  • J. California Cooper dies at 82; a voice for struggles of black women

    J. California Cooper, who illuminated the struggles of black women in novels and short stories prized for their folksy wisdom and original voices, including those of an unborn child and a dead slave, died Sept. 20 in Seattle. She was 82. The cause was...
  • Top 3 Moravian Book Shop best-sellers: Cookbooks

    THE PUMPKIN SPICE COOKBOOK By Stephanie Pedersen (Sterling, $12.95) "Pumpkin Pie Spice": these three simple words bring joy to fall-loving foodies around the globe. The subtle alchemy of cloves, ginger, cinnamon, and allspice has developed an...