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2014: A Year in Review
Yes Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus, ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas, and A Christmas Carol
Micah Nathan is the author of the collection Jack the Bastard and Other Stories, along with the internationally bestselling…
When America entered World War II in 1941, we faced an enemy that had banned and burned over 100 million books and caused fearful…
The United States military currently views cyberspace as the “fifth domain” of warfare (alongside land, air, sea, and space),…
From the Olympics to the NBA Finals, from the World Series to the Tour de France, from high-tech labs in Canberra and Colorado…
Obstacle course races and mud runs such as Tough Mudder, Spartan Race, Warrior Dash, Rugged Maniac, and Muddy Buddy are all…
Bad Paper is a riveting exposé, a moving story of an unlikely friendship, and a gritty narrative of how scrappy entrepreneurs…
Derrick Bowman's sophomore year is a grind. He's been looking forward to the basketball season all summer, but his girlfriend…
If only her father weren’t addicted to meth. If only she wasn’t such a bad girl (according to her mother). If only she…
In 1938, nineteen-year-old ranch hand Bud Frazer sets out for Hollywood with his sights set on becoming a stunt rider in the…
A small town girl leaves her troubled family and starts stripping—which introduces her to a community that keeps her sober and…
With stories by Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott, L. Frank Baum, Edith Wharton, Stephen…
Adolescence now lasts longer than ever before. And as world-renowned expert on adolescent psychology Dr. Laurence Steinberg…
This week on Book Talk we address a very sobering topic that seems to be everywhere in the news right now: Domestic Violence.…
Young art curator Ernst Vogler travels to Italy on what is supposed to be a brief assignment: escorting the famous Discus…
Kate Maruyama - Harrowgate... Michael should be overjoyed by the birth of his son, but his wife, Sarah won't let him touch the…
Serena is a Bermudian jazz singer whose mental health problems lead her to abandon her daughter “Artie.” Artie’s anger and…
Photo Week with Jonathan & Danielle Leder, Tom Rupolo, and Lyle Owerko
When is the work of two people together greater than what either could do on their own? As long as we’ve been interested in…
Four Corners is a bare-knuckled debut novel by Wally Rudolph, written in the style of Daniel Woodrell, Barry Hannah, and Charles…
Wendy C. Ortiz was an only child and a bookish, insecure girl living with alcoholic parents in the San Fernando Valley of Los…
Everybody’s fighting in Maximilian’s world: a couple of cranky tías who, like lucha libre rudos, will stop at nothing to…
The Amado Women is the story of four very different women, linked by birth struggling to reconnect.
While on assignment in Greece, journalist James Nestor witnessed something that confounded him: a man diving 300 feet below the…
The story of the dramatic transformation of Detroit from "Motortown" to the "arsenal of democracy," featuring Edsel Ford, who…
In times of change, American novelists return to old themes. In Cold Type—as in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman—a son and…
When Penny's flaky, ghost-hunting mother sends her to a "friend's" inn in Maine for Christmas break, Penny doesn't believe in…
Born in Sweetwater, West Virginia, with a mop of flaming red hair and a map of the world rendered in port-wine stains on every…
What’s red, round, and dirty when it’s brand new? Would you believe . . . a major league baseball? You might think it’s…
George Cameron Grant is the internationally produced author of 10 full-length plays, over 20 one acts, and countless monologues.…
It’s June. And that means we are already half way through 2014. Pretty scary, isn’t it. This week on Book talk I look back at…
Breaking Up is a journey toward self-discovery around the break-up of a relationship. The book takes the reader from this…
Conventional wisdom dictates that our genetic destiny is fixed at conception. But Dr. Moalem's groundbreaking book shows us that…
No one sees the world as Jason Padgett does. Water pours from the faucet in crystalline patterns, numbers call to mind distinct…
Following author Barry Reeves’ move from his native Ireland to New York City, A Shot in the Dark chronicles his bartending…
“The Blonde, buff Couperthwaite is a simple feast for the eyes (one can just sense Tennessee smiling down from Thespis’…
Wonderland is a look into the life of a 40-something female rock star and that moment when she decides whether to go all-in or…
Tracy Beckerman writes the syndicated humor column, LOST IN SUBURBIA which is carried weekly by the NJN Publishing Group,…
Man versus Ball follows Hart's adventures around the country as he undertakes new missions, often with unexpected results.
Drawing Autism by Jill Mullin Over the last decade autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has become an international topic of…
Perhaps the most collaborative of all the literature movements was the one know famously known as the Beat Generation. In honor of…
From backyards to boardrooms, instead of feeling powerless there is something you can do. After each poem are suggestions,…
Today Kory interviews author Michael McKinley.
The hour has come to speak of troubled times. It is time we spoke of Skullyville." Thus begins Rose Goode's story of her growing…
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This week on Book Talk, we take a look at 2014’s column Briefly Noted in search for some of the hottest new prints this year.
Taken to a mental hospital by the police, MacLean then started to hallucinate so severely he had to be tied down. Soon he could…
At birth, Peter Huang is given the Chinese name Juan Chuan, “powerful king.” To his parents, newly settled in small-town…
If we’re obsessed with being thin more so than ever before, why are Americans stricken with chronic illnesses, such as heart…
This story came to me in a flash during one of my darkest moments. It was a cold, dark, and rainy evening in December.
Dave Crenshaw is the master of helping business owners triumph over chaos.