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Political temperatures rise and vicious storms pound the coast in Belle Boggs' witty debut, set in Obama's America.
"I'm telling you: It's one of those books I could not put down."
It’s insulting to anyone of intelligence, especially to people of colour and women.
Arts & Culture
For all her indifference to status, Helen is well-informed about the arts and especially her own fetishes.
I want to share a beautiful story with you about a romantic environmental adventure novel I wrote 20 years ago that reunited two dear high school friends. My dear friend and I shared a very special friendship bond and we ate lunch together everyday until we both graduated.
Culture & Arts
Whether this sounds snarky or not it needs to be said, and I guess I'm going to be the one to say it. Please stop talking sh*t to writers.
Conclusion: The father plays a major role in who we are and who we become; his absence may occupy the center stage of a person's life.
I always joke that I don't have many friends--I never have had. Everywhere I've lived, I seemed to pick up only one or two. But those one or two friends often became friends for life. So I have my couple of friends from college, from graduate school, and so on, and we'd do anything for each other.
I considered throwing in the towel. I thought about self-publishing, just sharing the book with family and close friends. I thought about patting myself on the back for a valiant effort, then moving on. But I couldn't.
What does it mean to forgive in a town so hard and dry that it's called Unforgiven. Ruby Baxter, the protagonist of Marin
Arts & Culture
Author Mona Awad talks body positivity, female friendships and dressing room nightmares.
Christian Brown's epic fantasy debut Feast of Fates is an action packed yarn sure to please fans of George R.R. Martin and Terry Goodkind. All of the elements of classic fantasy fiction are here: magic ("magik" in the lands of Geadhain), witchcraft, sorcery, and warring kingdoms.
Seinfeld Writer Peter Mehlman on Life During and After Seinfeld and His Book, It Won't Always Be This Great
Writer and Co-Executive Producer of Seinfeld, Peter Mehlman, joined me in Los Angeles to discuss how he fell into writing for the show and what it was like being a part of what the Writers Guild of America called the second "Best Written TV Series of All Time."
Having spent a year in Iraq embedded with the U.S. Army has part of my State Department job, these portrayals ring true. Nearly
So, without further ado, here are my realistic resolutions for 2016.
Why do we do it? It's not to become rich and famous and have our books made into movies so that we can meet Meryl Streep
I discuss this and more with author Bill Natale on my podcast The Dinner Party with Elysabeth Alfano on WGN Radio's WGN Plus
"Why does a writer write? Is it to play intellectual games? To show the reader how clever he is at crafting puzzles? Or is
Mr. Bardakçı allowed a measured laugh once he'd finished reading the passage. Kiera, meanwhile, had a dozen swift crosscurrents