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Author Snapshot: Maria Semple

January 30, 2009 admin 0

Most recent book: This One Is MineBorn: Los AngelesReside: SeattleBirthday: May 21, 1964Web site: What’s your favorite city? Aspen, Colorado You only have six […]

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All the King’s Men

January 29, 2009 admin 0

The big news in the book world yesterday was the announcement — long rumored — that The Washington Post would discontinue the dead-tree version of […]

Updike at Rest

January 27, 2009 admin 1

Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist John Updike, who became famous not only as a result of his remarkable writing but because he exposed “suburban adultery” in […]

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Berton’s Legacy

January 27, 2009 admin 0

When he died in 2004, historian, broadcaster and journalist Pierre Berton left behind many legacies. For Canadians, his huge and important backlist will ensure his […]