In late 2013, I found myself drowning in possibility. So long, stinky 2013! It’s time for a new year! A new life! I concocted about 100 new year’s resolutions. Start rock climbing! Paddle board all summer! Learn to kayak! Eat … Continue reading ?
The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon Published by: Knopf Published on: February 11, 2014 Page Count: 336 Genre: Fiction My Reading Format: Audiobook digital download provided to me by the publisher for consideration. Audiobook Published...Show More Summary
W.S. Di Piero ruminates on his latest collection, TOMBO, being an excitable poet, why details are in his nature, and the importance of remaining alert and at the ready.
We’ve further expanded the definition of AVQ&A—our Monday and Friday discussion prompts—by asking you (and three of our regular contributors) a simple question once per month: What have you read in the past month, or what are you currently reading? If you have suggestions for AVQ&A questions, big or small, you can email them to us here. Show More Summary
“Forbidden Broadway Comes Out Swinging!” is to begin previews at the Davenport on March 17.
The monkey-god Hanuman is beloved in the Hindu pantheon, largely because he is capable of both childish mischief and noble sacrifice. When Hanuman was a child, he looked up, saw the sun and thought it must be a delicious fruit. He jumped to pick it and rose so high that Indira, god of the sky, became angry at the invasion of his domain. Show More Summary
Hannibal Tabu has been the longtime writer of The Buy Pile at Comic Book Resources, and one of the closest things to a popular literary critic there is in comics. He's also been an outspoken advocate of lesser known innovative writers and ideas and recently he's the writer of a comic himself. Show More Summary
Actress Mindy Kaling, she of “The Office” and now “The Mindy Project,” is working on a second book. The comedian revealed the news at South by Southwest during an interview with Marie Claire Editor-in-Chief Anne Fulenwider. Kaling already has one book under her belt, the memoir “Is...
Former EW writer Caroline Kepnes, along with Alloy Media and Emily Bestler Books/Atria Books, is bringing you a story of
In his upcoming book Borrowed Words, Philip Durkin looked at the languages that have shaped English over the centuries, charting the influence of Spanish, Italian, French and more. At Slate, he sums up his most important data with the help of an interactive tool.
The finalists for the Best Translated Book Awards were announced Tuesday, featuring 25 works originally published in 16 languages -- none of them English.
Now that Charlaine Harris has killed off her Sookie Stackhouse series, she’s starting over with a brand new rural Gothic
The final installment of The Bane Chronicles arrives next week (March 18). In The Course of True Love (And First
Do you want to travel through the depths of space and time? Do you want to journey to the edge of the universe and back again? If so, it's a good thing you're a human, because that is exactly what the human mind allows you to do! Our species is uniquely unique precisely because we can escape the confines of the present. Show More Summary
One book should always lead to another, for both readers and writers. I guess that's the small truth that sits at the heart of this reading list. When I wrote my novel Black Moon, some of these titles were just distant memories--yet their presence in my bloodstream certainly guided me. Show More Summary
There are so many good things about the new young-adult trilogy opener Half Bad that to harp on the bad would feel churlish. Yet as Half Bad moves toward its breathless climax, it feels even more incomplete than similar first chapters usually do. Show More Summary
A steamy letter from Ernest Hemingway to screen siren Marlene Dietrich is going on the auction block later this month, with the price starting at $54,000. The hefty price tag may have something to do with the risqué contents of the missive, which Hemingway signed as “Papa.” Hemingway met...
Filmmakers have been trying to adapt John Kennedy Toole’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel A Confederacy Of Dunces, for more than 30 years, but it’s just never happened. Several names have been attached to star and to direct: In 1982, a Harold Ramis-directed version starring John Belushi as the lead, Ignatius J. Show More Summary
Book Review Jackie K Cooper MISSING YOU by Harlan Coben Harlan Coben's novels are like jigsaw puzzles. Each chapter brings you some new pieces that eventually fit into an overall picture. As the pieces line up the mystery of the story is revealed. Show More Summary
Keith Richards is publishing a children’s picture book, called Gus & Me: The Story of My Granddad and My First