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  • Check It Out: Reading up on the Greatest Generation

    Nonfiction audiobooks offer compelling and listenable narratives on a variety of subjects. The following selections are true stories from World War II, from the beginnings of the Third Reich to D-Day, the Pacific and the end of the war. Some focus on...
  • Emmaus library offers story times, reading parties, other events in September

    Emmaus library offers story times, reading parties, other events in September
    From young children's story times and reading parties to "block parties" featuring building blocks and how to use them along with programs for adults, fall listings for upcoming literacy programs are available on the Emmaus Public Library website. For...
  • James Ellroy talks up his new L.A. Quartet

    James Ellroy talks up his new L.A. Quartet
    Novelist James Ellroy prides himself on living in the past, and sometimes his obsessive backward gazing pays off. One lonely Saturday night a few years back, he stood at his window in the Ravenswood — the Art Deco apartment on Rossmore Avenue best...
  • In 'The Children Act,' Ian McEwan chronicles a marriage in crisis

    In 'The Children Act,' Ian McEwan chronicles a marriage in crisis
    Ian McEwan's most recent novel, "The Children Act," opens with a marital scene. "I need it," Jack tells his wife. "I'm fifty nine. This is my last shot. I've yet to hear evidence for an afterlife." "Fifty nine?" his wife snaps. "Jack, you're sixty!...
  • New venture El Jefe aims to bring novelists to TV

    New venture El Jefe aims to bring novelists to TV
    Even before FSG Originals had gotten Brian McGreevy's debut novel "Hemlock Grove" on shelves, it was announced that it was coming as a Netflix series. McGreevy didn't just sell the option; he's a producer on the show, along with his friend Lee Shipman....
  • Celeb phone-hacking case: Hollywood's bare-naked ladies, but where are the men?!

    "ART CAN never exist without naked beauty being displayed," said William Blake. IN commenting on all that occurred over the long Labor Day holiday, I forgot to mention the nude photo hacking scandal. What to say, except don't put your privates in the...
  • Reporter seeks 'Kennedy Connection' in JFK-inspired thriller

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Take a disgraced reporter desperate for a comeback and a tip about new evidence in the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and you have "The Kennedy Connection," a crime thriller written by a media insider fascinated...
  • Book Talk-Reporter seeks 'Kennedy Connection' in JFK-inspired thriller

    By Jill Serjeant NEW YORK, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Take a disgraced reporter desperate for a comeback and a tip about new evidence in the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and you have "The Kennedy Connection," a crime thriller written by a...
  • 'Hansel and Gretel' Live-Action Movie in the Works From 'Hundred-Foot Journey' Producer (EXCLUSIVE)

    Juliet Blake, who teamed with Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg on "The Hundred-Foot Journey," is developing a live-action "Hansel and Gretel" movie. Blake, through her Four Chickens for a Fiver banner, has acquired feature rights to Neil Gaiman's...
  • Novelist Trio to Develop TV Projects with TPG-Backed Slingshot Global Media

    In a deal that reflects several trends in TV production, three rising novelists have inked a first-look development pact with Slingshot Global Media, the banner backed by private equity giant TPG. Scribes Brian McGreevy, Lee Shipman and Philipp Meyer...
  • Michael Cho's graphic novel 'Shoplifter': Adrift in the city

    There’s a lot of Adriane Tomine in Michael Cho’s first graphic novel “Shoplifter” (Pantheon: 96 pp., $19.95), and a bit of David Mazzucchelli, as well. By saying this, I’m not suggesting that Cho is derivative, just that he...