Author Sherwin B. Nuland Has Died
Nuland was the author of How We Die , a nonfiction work about assisted suicide. The book won a National Book Award in 1994 and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Book Critics Circle Award in 1995.
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Saturday is the annual 'Library Day' in Fortuna
Friends of the Fortuna Library will hold the annual "Library Day" event this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building, 14th and Main streets.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Lorrie Moore, Michio Kaku, & Jon J Muth Debut on the Indie Bestseller List
We've collected the books debuting on Indiebound's Indie Bestseller List for the week ending March 06, 2014-a sneak peek at the books everybody will be talking about next month.
The Wilson County News
The Clooney Platoon Director, star, producer & writer brings true WWII tale to life
Post a comment The Monuments Men Starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray & Cate Blanchett Directed by George Clooney PG-13, 118 min.
Detroit Free Press
5 questions with Stephan Pastis, creator of 'Pearls Before Swine'
'People have asked if it was hard to go from a comic strip to a children's book, and really, the only thing I did was get rid of the beer, the cigarettes and the swearing,' author Stephan Pastis says.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Cape Cod Times
2014 Book Award finalists announced
The New England Society in the City of New York Book Awards today announced its finalists for books of the year in four categories: fiction, nonfiction and art & photography.
Truth Gets Stretched in Art of the Real
The thin and often blurry line between fact and fiction will be prodded in the Film Society of Lincoln Center's revamped Art of the Real, a two-week series dedicated to an expansive definition of nonfiction filmmaking.
The long hello: Local author Bryan Robinson pens his first novel
Lifelong ambition: After writing 35 nonfiction books, author Bryan Robinson has completed his first novel, fulfilling a dream he's had since he was 7 years old.
San Jose Mercury News
Books by the Bay: 'Water 4.0' brings readers up to date on life's most precious resource
There's a wealth of information in this month's nonfiction new releases by Bay Area authors, from David Sedlak's fascinating history of public water systems to a concise introduction to quantum mechanics co-authored by Leonard Susskind and Art Friedman.
Guy Rocha: 'In Cold Blood' and its connection to Nevada
The 2005 motion picture "Capote," and the Academy Award-winning performance of the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in the lead role, capture the hauntingly dark side of American author Truman Capote.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Edmund White's 'Inside A Pearl: My Years In Paris': Book Review
Reading Edmund White's fascinating, vital new memoir , which covers the fifteen years he spent in France in the 1980s and 90s, feels a little like attending the world's most fabulous cocktail party.
The Daily Nexus
Author Lectures On Newest Book
Timothy Egan, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of the New York Times Bestseller The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America , will give a lecture at Campbell Hall tomorrow night discussing his new book.
Art and archives link Mississippi to WW II
The topic of the popular movie "The Monuments Men," starring George Clooney and Matt Damon, has tendrils of connection to Mississippi, both historical and current.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Expats recalled with biting humor in new book, 'Lenin Lives Next Door'
If Jane Austen had been an American living in post-Soviet Moscow, she might have made similar observations to those in Jennifer Eremeeva's "Lenin Lives Next Door."
St. Cloud Times
Best-selling books in Central Minnesota
HARDBACK FICTION 1. "The Chase," Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg. 2. "Private L.A.," James Patterson and Mark Sullivan.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Penny Colman on Celebrating Women
In honor of Women's History Month, Scotch Plains Public Library invites the public to an evening with Penny Colman on Thursday, March 20, at 7:00 pm.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Film School Rejects
2014 Oscar Prediction: Best Documentary Feature
Documentaries deserve their own category, not jut in order to spotlight nonfiction films additionally but also separately, because they aren't easily pit against narrative works.
Did you know? Sex-research pioneer Virginia Johnson was born in Springfield
However, viewers may not realize that the Emmy-nominated series is based on Thomas Maier's 2009 nonfiction work "Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, The Couple Who Taught America How to Love."
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Wall Street Journal
'Vienna Unveiled': A City in Moving Images
Many filmgoers associate Vienna with Carol Reed's menacingly atmospheric "The Third Man" , a story of betrayal and evil set during the Four Powers partition.
5 books that inspired Oscar-nominated movies
With the Academy Awards presentations finally coming to your TV or computer this weekend, readers might want to get started on these nonfiction books that were the inspiration for several of this year's Oscar-nominated movies: The movie tie-in edition from Penguin Group has a forward by Steve McQueen, director of the film, plus a a helpful ... (more)