This incredibly engrossing novel opens in 1929 and follows the adventures of Niamh Power, a 9-year-old Irish girl who has recently immigrated to America with her family. Her family is already barely surviving on the streets of New York when .
Have you ever felt that an author was spending too much time and too many pages teasing his readers with excessive babble about unrelated objects and strange people exchanging a variety of versions of the same story? Perhaps all you .
Former Manhattan High School English teacher Kelly Seiler took the back road to realizing her lifelong dream of becoming a published author. A variety of experiences as a writer, editor and teacher allowed Seiler to develop the skills and connections .
“Monstrous Affections: An Anthology of Beastly Tales” is not an ordinary collection of spooky stories. A quick read of these stories will never do. The monsters within won’t let you off the hook that easily. Before jumping in, you .
“Scent of Triumph” is a good story, a tale of love and loss and, as the title suggests, triumph during World War II. It would be a terrific book but for the generous dose of Harlequinesque romancing. Doubtless that’s .
The act of reading is a beautiful thing to observe. Different people have different motives and end goals when they participate in reading. For some, it is done in order to gain knowledge and facts. For others, reading is a .
In 1914, Thomas Maggs, a young local lad, and Mac, a visiting Scot, ramble along the Suffolk coast. Strangers when the story opens, the two meet and build on shared experiences and interests — they both have a twisted foot and significant .
“Two Across” is a love story involving two brainy, likeable individuals, Stanley Owens and Vera Baxter. They met in 1960 at the national spelling bee and tied for first place. They continued to meet year after year at subsequent national spelling .
The Manhattan community is in for a treat when Linda Przybyszewski, associate professor of history at the University of Notre Dame, visits this Thursday and Friday, Oct. 22 and 23, to talk about her book, “The Lost Art of Dress: The Women .
“The Novel Habits of Happiness” is the tenth and latest installment in the author’s series about philosopher Isabel Dalhousie, her musician husband Jamie, and their son Charlie that takes place in Edinburgh, Scotland. One of the world’s .
“Vintage” is a wonderful story about a man — a husband, a father and a writer — who’s lost his way; it’s about his voyage of rediscovery and, as the title suggests, it’s about wine. Bruno Tannenbaum is a .
Billed as a Lizbeth Salander novel, David Lagercrantz’s “The Girl in the Spider’s Web” purports to continue the late Stieg Larsson’s international best-selling “Millennium Trilogy” beginning with “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.” Lagercrantz’s novel presents .
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