| Jul 21, 2014
Sifting through decades of family photos for a slideshow at my mom's memorial service, combined with helping my dad clean out her closet, planted the original seed of an idea. I'm already nostalgic under the happiest of circumstances, so dealing with a...
| Jul 26, 2014
“Saga’s” Alana and Marko, lovers from warring alien races, may always be on the run with their daughter, but the […]...
| Jul 26, 2014
Capt. Kirk, meet Col. Taylor. IDW Publishing is boldly going there, with “Star Trek to the Planet of the Apes,” […]...
| Jul 27, 2014
“Saga,” writer Brian K. Vaughan and artist Fiona Staples told their panel’s capacity crowd Saturday at Comic-Con, is Hazel’s story. […]...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:01 AM
In Désirée Zamorano's new novel "The Amado Women," the author explores the ties that bind the women in an upwardly mobile Los Angeles family, and how those connections are tested when tragedy strikes.
Zamorano makes a point of depicting characters who...
| 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...
| Jul 14, 2014
Life was good: She had a great job, a fantastic Manhattan apartment and a caring boyfriend. But, at one pivotal moment, none of that mattered. "I went to Vegas for a wedding, I came back and I found myself staring out a window and I wanted to jump,"...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 10:30 AM
MGM has bought movie rights to Terry Hayes' epionage thriller "I Am Pilgrim" and set it up with Lloyd Braun at his Whalerock Industries.
Hayes, whose credits include "Payback," "Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior" and "Dead Calm," is adapting his debut novel....
| Jun 13, 2014
If you have an alternative, don't buy your books from Amazon.
Phew, that was tough to say, but I did it.
By and large I'm not a fan of telling other people what to do with their time and money, and when it comes to books and publishing as an industry,...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Five years ago Sunday a 16-year-old Ohio girl climbed aboard a Greyhound bus and ran away to the home of an Orlando pastor and his wife, saying her Muslim father had threatened to kill her because she had become an evangelical Christian.
In the months...
| Jun 20, 2014
Is there room in the Young Adult landscape for a coming-of-age novel that is not about vampires, set in a dystopian future, or written by John Green? Elephant Rock Books thinks so.
The independent publisher, based in Connecticut but with strong...