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  • "Florida Breweries" a solid guide to statewide beer

    "Florida Breweries" a solid guide to statewide beer
    I don't get the chance to do many book reviews here, but if you're planning a drinking tour of Florida anytime soon, I have your guidebook sitting on my desk. "Florida Breweries" offers a current and wide-ranging look at the Sunshine State brewing scene....
  • And the L.A. Times Festival of Books writers' survey says ...

    And the L.A. Times Festival of Books writers' survey says ...
    The fantasy of being a writer appeals to so many of us: sitting in a book-lined study crafting perfectly wrought sentences, which an illustrious publisher swiftly transforms into a bestselling book and an indelible literary legacy. Missing from that...
  • Why not establish a Towson University Press? [Letter]

    When the economy "returns" in 2034, it's my hope as an alumnus of Towson University Class of 1972 that it will establish a Towson University Press book publishing arm that will give the university a larger presence across the United States, as well as a...
  • Review: 'Updike' by Adam Begley

     Review: 'Updike' by Adam Begley
    In his new biography, "Updike," Adam Begley examines John Updike's life and work from childhood to Harvard, his stint at The New Yorker to his newfound notoriety after the publication of his racy 1968 novel, "Couples." Begley follows Updike through two...
  • Chicago Public Library launches redesigned website

    Chicago Public Library launches redesigned website
    The Chicago Public library launched a new website this morning, its first redesign since 2007 touting features that can be likened to “Pinterest meets Amazon.” The new site not only allows users to search the digital shelves more quickly....
  • Culture, art, history and more on tap at Festival of Books at USC

    Krista Bremer's cross-cultural journey began on a North Carolina jogging path, where the one-time California surfer girl met a scientist from Libya who romanced her and swept her away. Bremer, one of the authors at this weekend's Los Angeles Times...
  • Kate Gale on running an indie press and her Festival of Books favorites

    Kate Gale on running an indie press and her Festival of Books favorites
    Twenty years ago, Kate Gale co-founded Red Hen Press, an independent publisher based in Southern California. Under its wings, Red Hen has a few specialty imprints as well as an active program that puts writers in the classroom. Gale is herself a poet...
  • 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,...
  • In the Pipeline: Elvis sightings — for real

    We all know that Elvis has left the proverbial building. But as I learned several days ago, Elvis also left a footprint here in Huntington Beach. I've been doing research for a book on Orange County's rock 'n' roll history. As some of you might...
  • '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,...