The best books of 2014

...never stumbles.Nonfiction"Blood Will Out: The True Story of a Murder, a Mystery, and a Masquerade," Walter Kirn: Novelist Kirn ("Up In The Air") writes about befriending Clark Rockefeller, one of the famous clan - except he wasn't a Rockefeller...
Reporter-turned-novelist lives her secret dream

...transition from frustrated newspaper reporter to part-time crime novelist to critically acclaimed best-selling author. But her bold...endgame was ... 'I'm going to quit my day job and be a novelist,"' Lippman said. She can recall only one time she said...
Novelist brings alive the power of women

LOS ANGELES - Novelist Karen Essex remembers when she encountered the name "Aspasia," a courtesan in ancient Greece, while reading Plutarch in graduate...
From Russia with intrigue

As he admired the lush greens of the Mendenhall Valley Friday, it was not lost on Russian novelist Vladislav Bakhrevsky that on the other side of the globe his countrymen were observing one of their biggest holidays - Victory...
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Veteran novelist's new book delves into Civil War

...he was teaching at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania did the novelist first visit Gettysburg, where he was transfixed by another...books can I get out now that I know what I'm doing?"' Novelist Jennifer Haigh, who studied with Olmstead at Dickinson, says...
Award-winning romance novelist blushes at her own prose

...Jackie Goforth, blushes at the prose that makes her an award-winning romance novelist. A U.S. Postal Service manager in Anchorage by day and romance novelist by night, Goforth could pass for one of the heroines in her books, which she...
Publisher commissions new novels based on all 37 of Shakespeare's plays

LOS ANGELES - Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Anne Tyler has never liked "The Taming of the matched to their favorite plays. Perhaps the Norwegian novelist Jo Nesbo could write a "Macbeth." Or maybe Haruki Murakami...
Juneau Empire Online Archive Sports: Novelist Clancy becomes Vikes' majority owner 2/3/98

... archive page Home Tuesday, February 3, 1998 Novelist Clancy becomes Vikes' majority owner Last modified at...February 3, 1998 THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS - Novelist Tom Clancy will be the new majority owner of the Minnesota...
Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

...Norah Webster" by Colm Toibin. From the acclaimed Irish novelist, the story of a widow who reclaims her life.NOVEMBER"The...A Map of Betrayal" by Ha Jin. From the award-winning novelist - after his death a young woman finds the diary of her Chinese-born...
JDHS grad publishes children's series

Chris Eboch is getting spooked. The 1987 graduate of Juneau-Douglas High School has become a successful novelist for young people. Her upcoming series, "Haunted," is about a brother and sister who travel with their parents' ghost hunter...


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