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  • Book review: 'Driving on the Rim' by Thomas McGuane

    Book review: 'Driving on the Rim' by Thomas McGuane
    Driving on the Rim A Novel Thomas McGuane Alfred A. Knopf: 310 pp., $26.95 Fiction is "the last frontier," Thomas McGuane writes in a poetic disclaimer to this powerful novel about Berl Pickett, a small town doctor faced with public condemnation, lest...
  • First U.S. World Book Night giveaway announces book selections

     
    In 2012,the first World Book Night celebration in America will give away bestsellers by Stephen King, Patti Smith, Rebecca Skloot, Suzanne Collins and more, for free....
  • This Sunday: Spring books preview, Anne Lamott and jazz

     
    Our books preview for spring includes lots of events, exciting titles....
  • Happy World Book Night! Free books on offer all over

     
    It's World Book Night, a massive international book giveaway that this year is making its U.S. debut....
  • Joe Henry's writing life

     
    Joe Henry has been a laborer, rancher, boxer and, most prominently, a songwriter. With his MFA from the Iowa Writer's Workshop in hand, he's now tried his hand at a novel....
  • Album Review: Fountains of Wayne's 'Sky Full of Holes'

     
    Album Review: Fountains of Wayne’s ‘Sky Full of Holes’ gets three stars out of four....
  • Most challenged books of the past decade, 71-80

    71. "Junie B. Jones" (series), by Barbara Park  72. "Song of Solomon," by Toni Morrison  73. "What’s Happening to My Body Book," by Lynda Madaras  74. "The Lovely Bones," by Alice Sebold  75. "Anastasia" (series), by Lois Lowry  76. "A Prayer...
  • Mother Needs Help Locating Her Autistic Missing Son

    Mother Needs Help Locating Her Autistic Missing Son
    A Brooklyn mother needs your help finding her missing son who has autism. Police say 27-year-old John Irving Hankies was last seen on Sunday, December 26. His mother was the last person reported to see him. She says around 9:00 am that day, he left...
  • Teel Time: Syracuse, Pitt bring storied tradition, modest budgets, renowned facilities to ACC

    Teel Time: Syracuse, Pitt bring storied tradition, modest budgets, renowned facilities to ACC
    Riffing off the Stones’ “Sympathy for the Devil,” please allow me to introduce future ACC members Syracuse and Pittsburgh. When the Orange and Panthers begin competition in their new conference home hinges on negotiations with the Big...
  • Book review: 'The Art of Fielding' by Chad Harbach

    Book review: 'The Art of Fielding' by Chad Harbach
    The Art of Fielding A Novel Chad Harbach Little, Brown: 528 pp., $25.99 In terms of conjuring a shorthand for a certain American innocence, there are few delivery systems quite so direct as baseball. Touched on by a library's worth of authors...
  • Book review: 'The Hair of Harold Roux' by Thomas Williams

    Book review: 'The Hair of Harold Roux' by Thomas Williams
    The Hair of Harold Roux A Novel Thomas Williams Introduction by Andre Dubus III, afterword by Ann Joslin Williams Bloomsbury: 384 pp., $15 paper Thomas Williams' novel "The Hair of Harold Roux" occupies a peculiar limbo of the lost: Published in...