Freebie Friday: Ian McEwan's 'Solar' Happy Friday, Read Streeters! Sure, it's a bit damp, but the upside? The last of Snowmeggedon has officially been washed away from my yard, and that's cause for celebration, in my book. Speaking of my book, I just received an advanced copy of Maggie ... 03/11/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
BOOK REVIEW: 'The Favorites' by Mary Yukari Waters Originally published: July 13, 2009 5:51 PM Updated: July 18, 2009 8:00 PM By DALIA SOFER. Special to Newsday THE FAVORITES, by Mary Yukari Waters. Scribner, 279 pp., $25. Mary Yukari Waters' novel "The Favorites" brings to mind the Japanese ... 07/17/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
BOOK REVIEW: 'The Favorites' by Mary Yukari Waters THE FAVORITES, by Mary Yukari Waters. Scribner, 279 pp., $25. Mary Yukari Waters' novel "The Favorites" brings to mind the Japanese notion of ma, which refers to negative space - the gap between objects, the silence between events. In the book's ... 07/15/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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Savannah Breeze by Mary Kay Andrews Savannah Breeze by Mary Kay Andrews is a chick lit novel about BeBe Loudermilk, the heroine of Andrews' previous novel, Savannah Blues. Find out whether Savannah ... 03/10/2014 - 1:56 pm | View Website
Bitten by Books Monthly Reviewer Interview: Rachel Smith Founder of Bitten by Books. Welcome to our new monthly feature where we introduce one member of the lovely Bitten by Books ... 03/10/2014 - 12:51 pm | View Website
Storms at sea play a key role in the tale of John Jacob Astor's attempt to establish a pivotal trading center on the unsettled, little-known northern Pacific Coast in the early 19th century. Yet few modern readers have ever been in a fragile wooden sailing ship during a storm on the ocean, especially with its sails unfurled.
25 years after Tiananmen Square, Li publishes an allegorical novel about the dangers of passivitySilence poisons. The past ensnares. Lives linked by tragedy — time and distance be damned — cannot be untangled.
Skokie resident has different take on classic 'Sleeping Beauty' taleLike the heroine in her new novel, Elizabeth Blackwell is not the sort of person about whom stories are told. A veteran freelance writer, she is usually the one telling the stories. But this may be about to change with the publication of her third and most ambitious novel, "While Beauty Slept," a new take on "Sleeping Beauty."
With 'Blood Will Out,' Kirn questions the motives of his subject. And his own. In 1998, Walter Kirn agreed to drive a crippled dog from Montana to New York as a favor to a man he had never met: Clark Rockefeller.
Moore dishes on the intersection of bleakness and humor in her writingLorrie Moore is simultaneously one of the funniest and saddest fiction writers in America. Her collections of short stories are masterpieces of the laughter-through-tears variety, full of high and low comedy that somehow redeems, or maybe just makes temporarily bearable, their deep wells of sorrow.