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  • Haddam Book Talks To Feature Stories Of Slavery's Effects In Connecticut

    HADDAM – The subject of slavery in Connecticut was treated delicately by past historians, if at all. But recent scholarship has shown the institution, usually associated with the South, was very much part of our state's colonial life. In Haddam,...
  • 'Groundbreaking Food Gardens' presents 73 themed plans

     'Groundbreaking Food Gardens' presents 73 themed plans
    Go ahead, play with your food, Niki Jabbour seems to be saying in her new book, "Groundbreaking Food Gardens" (Storey Publishing, $19.95, paper). The author of the bestselling "The Year-Round Vegetable Gardener" and host of the radio show "The Weekend...
  • Community: Twins partner on pictorial history book

    Community: Twins partner on pictorial history book
    Burbank identical twins Erin and Jamie Schonauer have completed a project to collect and organize almost 200 historical photographs into a paperback book that will be released on April 14. “Early Burbank” was published by Arcadia Publishing,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Tunxis Art Professor To Share Insights On Creativity At Book Signing

    Tunxis Community College professor William Kluba will talk about his new book, "Where Does Art Come From?" during a discussion and book signing on Tuesday, April 15 at 3 p.m. in the 600 Building Cyber Caf at Tunxis. Books will be available for purchase....
  • Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; novelist and naturalist

    In interviews, Peter Matthiessen always had to answer, in his correct, patrician tones, a question seldom put to other writers: Just what kind of writer, exactly, are you? The confusion was understandable. Matthiessen, the only writer to win the...
  • Religion: How to talk about it properly

    Religion: How to talk about it properly
    Religion, like politics, is something polite people aren't supposed to talk about, particularly at the dinner table. And there's sound reasoning for this: Passions can flame, voices spike, dissent can explode into disputes long-festering. But if one...
  • April garden chores: rake, mulch, fertilize, divide and more

    April garden chores: rake, mulch, fertilize, divide and more
    It's finally warm enough and almost dry enough to finally get to spring chores, and there are plenty of them — cleanup, pruning, planting, dividing and sowing. Cleanup is the best place to begin. Since March was such an awful month for gardening,...
  • E. Lockhart on embracing the young adult inside her

    I was a conventionally nice-looking teenager. I laughed easily and took dance classes. I baked bread and brownies. I loved makeup. I didn't know how my car engine worked. It was a pretty fun life, but around age 17, I realized I wanted to be taken...
  • C Milton Wright graduate publishes ice cream cookbook

    A 1999 C. Milton Wright High School graduate, Lindsay Clendaniel (formerly Dillinger) recently published her first cookbook, "Scoop Adventures - The Best Ice Cream of the 50 States." Clendaniel, who is a pediatric psychologist by day, spends her off-...
  • In the Pipeline: Tasty food truck tidbit

    In the Pipeline: Tasty food truck tidbit
    I recently went to the LeBard Park fields, where Seaview plays its Little League baseball games, and I had a chance to see the new marker that was placed this season for Greg Willard. He was the beloved Seaview Little League board member — and...
  • 'Vanished Boyhood' tells Hungarian survivor's story

    At the time that the Nazis invaded Hungary in March 1944, George Stern was eagerly anticipating his bar mitzvah, which was planned for the following month. But synagogues were closed the next day. And in May, Nazi troops occupied Budapest. Stern never...