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  • Signed 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest' book sells for $9,000

     
    A signed first edition of Ken Kesey's 1962 novel "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" has set one collector back $9,000....
  • Virgin Galactic hires pilot to fly passengers to space

     
    After combing through a long list of astronauts, fighter pilots, and space geeks, British billionaire Richard Branson settled on a new astronaut pilot to join his start-up space venture that aims to lift paying passenger’s into space....
  • The Bad Sex in Fiction Award goes to David Guterson

     
    2011's Bad Sex in Fiction award went to David Guterson's "Ed King," a modern retelling of the Oedpius story....
  • Robert Noyce, superstar of Silicon Valley, gets a Google Doodle

     
    Robert Noyce: Google Doodle honors Robert Noyce, the co-inventor of the microchip. Robert Noyce. The microchip was small in size, enormous in impact....
  • What it takes to get writers writing

     
    When it comes to writing, authors can be pretty superstitious....
  • The view from there: Wrap-ups of Book Expo America

     
    A roundup, from afar, of roundups of publishing's big annual conference, Book Expo America....
  • George Zimmerman saga: ‘the perfect storm of insanity’

     
    "It's not about you. It's not about the lawyer," Geragos said. "Your duty as a lawyer is to zealously represent your client. If you can't do it any longer, you resign, get out of the way. It's not the lawyer's ego. It happens every single day."...
  • Book review: 'Tabloid City' by Pete Hamill

    Book review: 'Tabloid City' by Pete Hamill
    Tabloid City A Novel Pete Hamill Little, Brown: 278 pp., $26.99 There's murder and mayhem in Pete Hamill's latest novel, "Tabloid City," but the real victim in his book is the print journalism that Hamill knows and loves so well. This ticking time...
  • Christie Endorses Romney

    Christie Endorses Romney
    Two of the candidates for the Republican nomination, John Huntsman and Mitt Romney, are Mormons, and Romney is leading in most national polls.   Huntsman, the other Mormon candidate, trails badly, probably because he's more centrist. His religion isn'...
  • Book Review: Douglas Brinkley's Biography of Walter Cronkite

    Book Review: Douglas Brinkley's Biography of Walter Cronkite
    Cronkite By Douglas Brinkley (Harper, 2012)   Judging from the reviews of this book, a lot of people have a fixed idea of Walter Cronkite, one that seems seriously at odds with what the famous newscaster actually represented to millions of people. You...
  • English 101

    English 101
    Each novelist requires circumstance — a situation to describe, from which a conflict arises — and the ivy-covered college hall or dormitory room provides such context readily. It would take research and, thereafter, expertise to write about...
  • "Olive Kitteridge" reading group

    "Olive Kitteridge" reading group
    For the launch of our book group feature, we visited this club's first meeting. One mother of two, a painter, invited 22 friends to her apartment for the initial meeting last Sunday afternoon, a gray day indeed. About 12 women joined in a discussion of...