| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:51 AM
Her students made her dreams of becoming an author come true!
Sheila Murphy Adams is a 5th grade teacher at Pawcatuck Middle School. "I have always loved to write," she says "when I became a teacher, I used a lot of my rhyming skills to teach...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Assaf Gavron's 2010 novel "Almost Dead" does something I would have thought impossible — it makes satire out of terrorism. The story of a man who becomes an Israeli national hero after surviving three attacks in a single week, the book offers a...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:52 AM
I had an abortion. It was my second year of college, 1988. I was not raped, nor was I a reckless slut; I just got pregnant, as young women in the world do, and my boyfriend and I were young and in no position to be parents. Luckily, I had a friend who...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Last school year, third-grade teacher Lindsey Gaines of Donna Klein Jewish Academy (DKJA) in Boca Raton was inspired to lead by example, and she strived to encourage her young, innovative students.
Not only did Gaines challenge her students to use...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Gary Poliakoff has died. Here's the announcement from the firm Becker & Poliakoff. The funeral is Monday.:
Becker & Poliakoff Announces the Passing of firm co-founder Gary A. Poliakoff
We are deeply saddened to announce the untimely passing of...
| Jul 27, 2014
The Plantation Women's Club wants to know city residents' favorite foods and how to make them.
The organization is creating a recipe book, the first to be published by the club in 30 years, according to one of the recipe book's organizers, Betty Cobb,...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Rupert Murdoch's publishing company, News Corp., has completed its $416-million purchase of Harlequin Enterprises from Torstar Corp. of Canada.
Harlequin, the world-famous publisher of romance novels, will operate as a separate unit within HarperCollins...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:12 PM
BALTIMORE — Becca Mann says "The Stolen Dragon of Quanx" is close to being published, perhaps early next month. And she might have completed the 450-page manuscript for the first installment of the planned "Eyes Trilogy" sooner if so many other...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Former President George W. Bush has written a biography of his father, former President George H.W. Bush, to be published in November by Crown.
The book, announced late Wednesday, does not yet have a title. In less than a day, its pre-orders have...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Producers Paula Mazur and Mitchell Kaplan have acquired the screen rights to the YA novel "All the Bright Places" with Elle Fanning attached to star.
The novel will be published by Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, on...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:30 AM
"My voice on the Nixon tapes is really very clear and very good," says John Dean, adjusting the microphone recording him on a summer day in Westwood. Aug. 9 marks the 40th anniversary of President Richard M. Nixon's resignation from office, and Dean is...