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‘Moby-Dick’ fan sailed from Italy to Nantucket – ending 1,500 feet short

In April 2018, septuagenarian Vittorio Fabris set out for what he thought would be a solitary 20,000-mile journey around the world. Inspired by “Moby-Dick,” he planned to spend 1½ years...

DATE: June 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Tony Horwitz, ‘Confederates in the Attic’ author, dies at 60

BOSTON – Tony Horwitz, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and the best-selling author of “Confederates in the Attic,” has died. He was 60. Sarah Hutson, director of publicity at Penguin Press,...

DATE: May 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Book World: ‘My Favorite Murder’ co-hosts Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark are expanding their empire

“True crime has always been popular,” Karen Kilgariff says. The fascination may be as old as murder itself, “but now people are acknowledging it instead of hiding in their houses watching four...

DATE: May 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Book World: John Waters wants to wrap you in his filthy embrace

On a grimy peninsula off the mainland of good taste, in a Baltimore far from the threatening realism of “The Wire,” still reigning over his own personal filthdom, lives the original Pope of Trash,...

DATE: May 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Latest National Park Mystery story a must-read

In his new National Park Mystery series, “Arches Enemy,” local author Scott Graham takes his hero to the area of Moab, Utah. Chuck Bender of Bender Archaeological has arrived in the fall. He is...

DATE: May 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Durangoan’s book takes readers behind lines of Nazi-occupied France

For Daniel Guiet, the tin bread box that traveled with his family wherever they moved was a box full of mysteries. And then one day, he had the chance to open it, discovering inside some of the...

DATE: May 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Vonnegut museum raises $1.5 million for new home

INDIANAPOLIS – The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library in Indianapolis has reached its goal of raising $1.5 million to acquire and begin renovations on a building to serve as its permanent home. The...

DATE: May 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Neon Future: DJ Steve Aoki’s comic book sees techno-optimism

MIAMI – Forget the dystopian future of science fiction stories, where Skynet endoskeletons stomp on dry human bones or people slumbering in fluid-filled pods serve as living batteries. Electronic...

DATE: May 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

‘The Mueller Report’ is officially a best-seller

NEW YORK – “The Mueller Report” is now officially a best-seller. A published edition of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged ties between Russian officials and Donald Trump’s...

DATE: May 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Poet Joy Harjo wins Jackson Prize

NEW YORK – Poet Joy Harjo has won a $65,000 prize for writers deemed worthy of greater recognition. Poets & Writers announced Thursday that Harjo had received the Jackson Prize, an honor that...

DATE: April 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Prince memoir ‘The Beautiful Ones’ to come out in the fall

NEW YORK – The memoir Prince was working on at the time of his death will be released Oct. 29. Random House confirmed Monday to The Associated Press that “The Beautiful Ones” will combine a Prince...

DATE: April 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

C.J. Box’s ‘Wolf Pack’ a fast-paced thriller

“Wolf Pack” by C. J. Box is the 19th novel featuring intrepid Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett. One of the best things about a Pickett adventure is that there will always be a mix of domestic drama...

DATE: April 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

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