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  • READER SUBMITTED: Enfield Students Win Awards At 10th Annual Eesmarts Student Contest Ceremony

    Energize Connecticut, in partnership with Connecticut Light & Power and the United Illuminating Company, announced the winners of its tenth annual eesmarts Student Contest during a special ceremony held at the State Capitol on Thursday, June 5. The...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Two Poets Pay It Forward: Bauer & Beck Launch Poetry Books

    On Sunday, June 15, poets JoAnne Bauer of Hartford's West End neighborhood and Christine Beck of West Hartford read poetry from their newest collections at Butterworth Hall of the University of Hartford. Hosts of the Call & Response event were poets...
  • E-reader: Aleksandar Hemon kicks out new soccer read

    E-reader: Aleksandar Hemon kicks out new soccer read
    Here are three new e-reads to check out. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members with the Sunday Chicago Tribune and by digital edition via email. Click here to learn about joining Printers...
  • J.K. Rowling spins a web inside a hall of mirrors in 'Silkworm'

    If J.K. Rowling had as much fun writing "The Silkworm" as I did reading it, she had a blast. As the woman who created Harry Potter, Rowling became one of the most famous authors on the planet. But she was known as a writer for kids. Her first book for...
  • Young adult market opens up a new world for authors

    Young adult market opens up a new world for authors
    Seth Fishman gave up on his third novel in 2010. A literary agent who studied with Chang-Rae Lee at Princeton University and represents acclaimed author Téa Obreht, Fishman had written two unpublished books before finishing a thriller about a poison...
  • In 'How Not to Be Wrong' Jordan Ellenberg makes math meaningful

    In 'How Not to Be Wrong' Jordan Ellenberg makes math meaningful
    In "How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking," Jordan Ellenberg writes about when it's a good idea to buy lottery tickets, why tall parents have shorter children, a dead fish in an MRI machine, and overperforming mutual funds. Because he'...
  • Kissimmee couple competing on Next Great Baker

    Kissimmee couple competing on Next Great Baker
    Summer fruit is piled high in the produce bin, and I'm thinking tarts are in order. While I load a few recipes for you on to my blog at orlandosentinel.com/thedish, sit back and enjoy your daily dish: Ready, set, bake. Among the creative bakers lined...
  • Jared Leto to Replace Will Smith in Legendary's 'Brilliance'

    In what would mark his first major role since winning the best supporting actor Oscar for his perf in "Dallas Buyers Club," sources tell Variety that Jared Leto is in talks to star in Legendary's "Brilliance." He would be replacing Will Smith, who was...
  • Apple settles civil class-action suit with state attorneys general

    In what appears to be another step toward resolving U.S. government claims that Apple Inc. conspired with publishers to raise the price of electronic books, the company on Tuesday struck a deal with 30 state attorneys general who wanted more than $800...
  • A literary map to end all literary maps

    A literary map to end all literary maps
    Charles Dickens would recognize the curve of the river and the placement of the streets -- but he would be surprised to learn that his "Bleak House" is right across the street from something called "Fight Club." The good folks at the British...
  • In Jennifer Weiner's latest, having everything isn't enough

    In Jennifer Weiner's latest, having everything isn't enough
    Reading one of Jennifer Weiner's contemporary novels of manners is a bit like biting into an apple. The experience is full of flavor, more crisp than juicy, and refreshingly tart. Partly, that's because the novels typically are narrated by a heroine...