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  • How to raise a reader

    How to raise a reader
    Kids become lifelong readers for all kinds of reasons. Sometimes there’s one key book that captures a kid’s imagination and opens him or her up to the exciting world of fiction. Other times, a teacher who assigns great books in class sparks a hunger for more big ideas and fine writing. In some cases, parents influence kids’ appreciation of books by sharing their own love of literature and modeling reader behavior — always having a book to read, taking books on vacation, reading before bedtime, making regular trips to the library and bookstore, etc.
  • Veronica Roth writing new book series

    Veronica Roth writing new book series
    Veronica Roth fans can start the countdown. The "Divergent" author is set to write a new two-book series, HarperCollins Children's Books told The Associated Press on Monday. The books currently are untitled, with the first one expected in 2017 and the...

    Review: 'Aquarium' by David Vann

    Review: 'Aquarium' by David Vann
    "A beautiful book." This coded and cliched phrase, usually associated with a novel, generally speaks to an elegant use of language, a finely chiseled work of imagination. "Aquarium" by David Vann may be elegantly written and fiercely imagined, but it is...

    Author David Bezmozgis To Be Honored At Mandell JCC

    Author David Bezmozgis To Be Honored At Mandell JCC
    Author David Bezmozgis has won the 2014 Edward Lewis Wallant Award, presented yearly by the University of Hartford's Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies. Bezmozgis, who was born in Latvia and lives in Toronto, won for his novel, "The Betrayers"...

    Review: 'The Buried Giant' by Kazuo Ishiguro

    Review: 'The Buried Giant' by Kazuo Ishiguro
    If I had to nominate one novel from the last fifty years for preservation, it would be “Never Let Me Go” by Kazuo Ishiguro.  It’s probably the wrong choice — a book without the vast synoptic intelligence of “Infinite Jest&...