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'Doorstoppers' are books so thick and heavy that they can be used to keep doors open -- or even be a literary weapon, literally. [Read More]
More than 700,000 books are up to sale, most for $1 or less. [Read More]
Three book signings... [Read More]
This is the story of the unlikely collaboration of an elementary school counselor, a high school art student and a dachshund that loves to go... [Read More]
The extraordinary life of the author's grandmother, who married aged eight and survived tumultuous events, is richly and painstakingly evoked... [Read More]
Jonathan Moore sets his new thriller in the near future, when San Francisco has become a hellhole of rampant street crime and consumerism run amok.... [Read More]
Don't be fooled by the title. Terese Marie Mailhot's memoir, published under the romantic, rather forgettable name ''Heart Berries,'' is a sledgehammer.In this slender book,... [Read More]
Many children have grown up in the shadow of Louisiana's Greenmount State Penitentiary. Most of them left the place as soon as they could. Yet... [Read More]
The Sahitya Akademi organised a symposium on the art of translation. Experts discussed the different functions performed by a translator. [Read More]
As the world reels from the #MeToo allegations, Brownmiller talks about pornography, power and 70s radical feminism... [Read More]
Set in Fairbanks circa 2013, Patricia Watts' "The Frayer" is an urban fantasy/thriller hinged on a most interesting premise: it is told from the perspective... [Read More]
A year after the death of his beloved sister, Wise talks about caring for Clare in her last days, and the blog, now a book,... [Read More]
The ex-US border patrol agent tells Ursula Kenny about his first book, a powerful account of the horrors suffered by Mexican migrants... [Read More]
In "Farewell to the Horse," Ulrich Raulff places the long-suffering, noble creature in a central role in the creation of the modern world. [Read More]
"The Earth Gazers" is Christopher Potter's beautifully written overview of humanity's voyage into the heavens. [Read More]
The borders are between the United States, Canada and lands of Native peoples. [Read More]
The 14th annual Book and Author Luncheon, sponsored by the Friends of the Lena Armstrong Public Library, will take place Saturday, Feb. 24 at the... [Read More]
This was the first of John Sandford's Lucas Davenport series, and I read it well out of order, which is usually a mistake. In this... [Read More]
In Francisco Cantú's writing you can read, actually feel, an unflagging compassion in his enc ... [Read More]
The Woman's Hour: The Last Furious Fight to Win the VoteAuthor: Elaine WeissData: Viking, 328 pages, $28In author Elaine Weiss's introduction, she says, "When the... [Read More]