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  • Author Sara Gran is as blunt as her Claire DeWitt character

    Sara Gran doesn't believe in studying writing. If you consider yourself a writer, just write. That's what Gran did for years on a notepad, often on the subway going to and from her job at the famous Strand bookstore in New York City before her first novel, "Saturn's Return to New York," was published in 2001.
  • Authors win with book donations

    Authors win with book donations
    Most readers know to turn to their local libraries when looking for the newest book releases or recommendations for new authors. But with special programs and collection policies developed purposely to help readers and local authors find each other,...

    '666 Park Avenue': The devil sets up shop in Brooklyn where Williamsburg hipsters have yet to tred

     
    "I wanted to do something different, far from Wisteria Lane," "666 Park Avenue's" Vanessa Williams says. "She is close to Wilhelmina in that she is in the same hood. She would be going to the ballet and symphony."

    Street artist murals to promote 'Fruitvale Station' hit some walls

    Street artist murals to promote 'Fruitvale Station' hit some walls
    When Hollywood and street artists try to work together, the road can be bumpy. To promote the upcoming movie "Fruitvale Station," about the 2009 fatal shooting of Oakland's Oscar Grant, the Weinstein Co. commissioned three murals in Los Angeles, New...

    Tennis: U.S. international women's teams have Williamsburg connections

    Tennis: U.S. international women's teams have Williamsburg connections
    Former Williamsburg resident Toni Novack of Fort Myers, Fla., is on the Alice Marble Cup team that is representing the U.S. in women’s 60-and-over competition in the International Tennis Federation Super Seniors World Championships in Umag, Croatia....