Posted on 01/24/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The journalism world lost a great figure yesterday, with the passing of Jim Lehrer. Lehrer was, of course, best known...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Nonfiction, Obituary

Posted on 01/20/2020 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

As you may know, the new movie Just Mercy is based on a memoir of the same name by lawyer...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 01/16/2020 at 09:09 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Anthony Bourdain fans have something to look forward to: a book he had mostly finished before his death will be...

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Tagged As: Nonfiction, Pop culture

Posted on 01/15/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Many of us are drawn to tasks with a natural completion, or at least we’ve chosen those for our New...

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Posted on 01/14/2020 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Iranian General Qassem Soleimani’s death in a US airstrike could be a boon for the right writer. Publishers from thirteen...

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Tagged As: Nonfiction, Politics

Posted on 01/13/2020 at 03:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If reading is your escape from reality, this author interview may not be for you. Because not only is NPR...

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Posted on 01/13/2020 at 11:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Several literary obituaries have popped up in our newsfeed recently ... Chukwuemeka Ike, described as one of Nigeria’s most-read novelists,...

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Posted on 01/09/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The author of perhaps the most influential book on swimming ever has died. A friend confirmed yesterday that Charles Sprawson,...

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Posted on 01/09/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Smithsonian Institution and IDW Publishing announced yesterday that they’re pairing up for a series of graphic novels based on...

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Posted on 01/09/2020 at 08:39 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Acclaimed biographer Robert Caro has donated his considerable archive to the New York Historical Society. Caro has won the Pulitzer...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Memorabilia, Nonfiction