| Sep 21, 2013
As the author of 14 best-selling novels — with a new book coming out in March — Jane Green is one of the country's most popular chick-lit writers. And yet she has this to say about her life as an author: "Every now and then, my 13-year-old son...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:09 AM
Academy Award winner -- and "Girl on Fire" -- Jennifer Lawrence will star in and produce "The Rules of Inheritance," Deadline Hollywood confirms.
The film is an adaptation of Claire Bidwell's Smith 2012 memoir of the same title, about her parents'...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Fifty years ago, J.D. Salinger was a bestseller.
In June 1963, Salinger was making top 10 lists with his book "Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters," which also included "Seymour: An Introduction." That the two long stories (or short novellas) had...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 10:30 AM
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Baileys liquor has been announced as the new sponsor of the British-based women's fiction prize, formerly the Orange Prize. This year's winner will receive an award of close to $46,000 in a ceremony...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:36 PM
American author A.M Homes has won the Women's Prize for Fiction with her novel "May We Be Forgiven." Homes was presented the award, which comes with a cash prize of close to $46,000, on Wednesday night in London.
Homes, who lives in New York City, is...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:35 AM
John Waters — This Filthy World
7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Garde Arts Center, 325 State St., New London. (860) 444-7373, gardearts.org
A discussion with John Waters is that rarest of celebrity things: an actual discussion.
He's happy to reel...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 4:17 PM
The best novelists are those whose voice is unmistakable and whose hand is invisible upon the page. I’m not talking about the show-off “experimentalists” whose stylistic convolutions twist the life out of their plots and characters and...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Hilary Mantel, Zadie Smith and Barbara Kingsolver are among the finalists for the $45,000 Women's Prize, known formerly as the Orange Prize, which released its longlist today. The annual prize honors a work of fiction written in English by a woman,...