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  • James Patterson dubbed a 'champion' by Library of Congress

    Bestselling author James Patterson was named a champion at the Library of Congress this week -- the first-ever Champion of its Young Readers Center. The 5-year-old Young Readers Center is the only part of the Library of Congress that encourages...
  • James Patterson to give $1 million to independent bookstores

    James Patterson to give $1 million to independent bookstores
    Bestselling author James Patterson wants to support independent bookstores, and he's putting his money where his heart is. On Monday he pledged to give $1 million to independent bookstores in the next year. "We’re making this transition to e-...
  • this week's best-sellers

    this week's best-sellers
    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Doctor Sleep" by Stephen King (Scribner, $30). King's long-awaited sequel to "The Shining." Last week: 1 2. "The Longest Ride" by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central, $27). The lives of two seemingly unconnected couples converge. Last...
  • On Demand/DVD New Releases: Feb. 4-10

     
    The following On Demand/DVD New Releases are available the week of Feb. 4-10: Alex Cross Tyler Perry takes over for Morgan Freeman as the detective from best-selling author James Patterson’s novels, once again hunting a sadistic serial killer....
  • Book review: 'Akata Witch' by Nnedi Okorafor

    Book review: 'Akata Witch' by Nnedi Okorafor
    Akata Witch A Novel Nnedi Okorafor Viking: 352 pp., $17.99, ages 12 and older The protagonist at the center of the young-adult novel "Akata Witch" lives in many worlds. She is, in the truest sense, African American: Nigerian by ancestry, American by...
  • Nonfiction film: 'Hey, Boo' spotlights the 'To Kill a Mockingbird' sensation

    Nonfiction film: 'Hey, Boo' spotlights the 'To Kill a Mockingbird' sensation
    Harper Lee was working as an airline reservations agent in New York City, struggling to write a novel tentatively titled "Atticus," when a close friend gave her enough money to take time off and finish her book. Published in 1960 with an initial print run...
  • Summer page-turners

    Act of Passion A Novel Georges Simenon New York Review Books: $14.95 paper Though successful at his work and family life, a doctor grows dissatisfied and restless and thinks a casual affair is the perfect answer—until the consequences are far...
  • Check It Out: Scandinavian suspense novels await you

    Now that you've read Stieg Larsson's Millennium trilogy, what's next? "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" and the two books in the series that followed were worldwide blockbusters that left readers craving more books just like them. These three books,...
  • Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    Lots of new TV, local shows for the first week of 2012. MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) The Devil Inside Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy NOTABLE TV MONDAY The Bachelor (season premiere; 8 p.m.; ABC) Pretty Little Liars (returns from hiatus; 8...
  • Young adult continues to be the literary world's fastest-growing genre

    Young adult continues to be the literary world's fastest-growing genre
    Thank J.K. Rowling for starting the kid's book craze with "Harry Potter" and Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" saga for perpetuating the trend that has more adults reading children's titles than ever before. The year 2011 has seen an explosion of books...
  • 'Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and "To Kill a Mockingbird" '

    'Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and "To Kill a Mockingbird" '
    Originally released to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the publication of Lee's enduringly popular novel, this documentary compiles comments by many notables about the impact they felt from the story of Southern lawyer Atticus Finch and his handling...