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Even in new brief works, Bradbury inspires many

NEW YORK – Ray Bradbury was in failing health during his final years, but he could still reminisce about his love for books or finish a brief and mysterious Christmas story.Two pieces released this...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

U.S. Best-selling books for Nov. 6

IndieBound.org compiles a weekly list of best-selling books from independently owned bookstores.Editor’s note: Because of damages from Hurricane Sandy, the American Booksellers Association offices...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

Santa Fe inspires author’s new novel

An Apricot Year is award-winning author Martha Egan’s fifth book and third novel. A gallery owner and expert in Latin American folk art and antiques, and a fan of the Green Bay Packers, Egan uses...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

Le French Book lets more readers in on story

When the French say things like “je ne sais quoi,” we get it, but we can’t quite put it into words of our own. But that’s exactly the job for which Anne Trager has signed up.Trager is a part-time...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

Best-sellers

IndieBound.org compiles a weekly list of best-selling books from independently owned bookstores.Fiction1. The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling (Little, Brown & Co.)2. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

U.S. Best-selling books for Oct. 16

IndieBound.org compiles a weekly list of best-selling books from independently owned bookstores.Fiction1. The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling (Little, Brown & Co.)2. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

Chinese writer wins Nobel

BEIJING – Novelist Mo Yan, whose popular, sprawling, bawdy tales bring to life rural China, won the Nobel Prize for literature Thursday, the first time the award has been given to a Chinese citizen...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

U.S. Best-selling books for Oct. 9

IndieBound.org compiles a weekly list of best-selling books from independently owned bookstores.Fiction1. The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling (Little, Brown & Co.)2. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

The stories he can tell

NEW YORK – When Elie Wiesel emerged from quintuple heart bypass surgery, still wired to monitors, he immediately started writing a book about the ordeal – “in my head.” In French. A year later, as...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

Nobel literature award to be named Thursday

STOCKHOLM – The Swedish Academy says it will reveal the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday, completing the schedule of this year’s Nobel announcements.The 8 million kronor ($1.2...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

The world’s ending – what’s new?

If the world is, as the Mayans predicted, ending soon, author Craig Childs will take it in stride like all the other ends of the world that have befallen Earth in the last 4.6 billion or so...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

Sparkle strikes familiar chords

The title of Kaya McLaren’s third novel is reminiscent of Terry McMillan’s How Stella Got Her Groove Back – and the topic is similar, too. How I Came to Sparkle Again is also a double entendre. The...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Books

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