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    November 6, 2011

    Book Review: King explores time travel with ’11/22/63′

    This is classic Stephen King, and he doesn't fail his readers here.

  • Published
    November 6, 2011

    Author Q&A: Storm Chaser

    Intrigued by an episode from her family's past, Maine writer Barbara Walsh investigates, only to find much more: A tale of loss, love and redemption.

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    November 6, 2011

    Book Review: Another killer ‘Dexter’ from Jeff Lindsay

    Believable storytelling and large doses of dark humor mark the latest tale of this avenging serial killer.

  • Published
    November 6, 2011

    Books: Best-Sellers

    FICTION HARDCOVER 1. “1Q84,” by Haruki Murakami (Knopf) 2. “The Marriage Plot,” by Jeffrey Eugenides (Farrar Straus Giroux) 3. “The Cat’s Table,” by Michael Ondaatje (Knopf Publishing) 4. “The Sense of an Ending,” by Julian Barnes (Knopf) 5. “Heroes of Olympus Book 2: The Son of Neptune,” by Rick Riordan (Hyperion Books) 6. “Mr. Fox,” […]

  • Published
    November 6, 2011

    Signings, etc.

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  • Published
    October 23, 2011

    Best-Sellers

    FICTION HARDCOVER 1. “The Son of Neptune,” by Rick Riordan (Hyperion Books) 2. “The Marriage Plot,” by Jeffrey Eugenides (Farrar Straus & Giroux) 3. “The Art of Fielding,” by Chad Harbach (Little Brown) 4. “The Burning Soul,” by John Connolly (Atria Books) 5. “The Cat’s Table,” by Michael Ondaatje (Knopf Publishing) 6. “Habibi,” by Craig […]

  • Published
    October 23, 2011

    Book Review: In which true love lies betwixt the lines

    It's not 'Middlesex' redux, but 'Marriage Plot' isn't chopped liver, either.

  • Published
    October 23, 2011

    Signings, etc.: Mary Jo McConahay

    Author Mary Jo McConahay will speak about her book, “Maya Roads,” in a special Monday edition of the Portland Public Library’s Brown Bag Lecture Series. In the book, McConahay draws on her three decades of traveling and living in Central America to chronicle the people, the politics and the nature of the Central American rain […]

  • Published
    October 23, 2011

    Book Review: ‘Gale’ explores family tragedy and mystery

    “August Gale: A Father and Daughter’s Journey Into the Storm” by Barbara Walsh reads like a suspense-filled work of fiction. Instead, it’s a gripping family saga in which Walsh connects the dots between a long-ago storm at sea and her grandfather’s abandonment of her father. Walsh is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who lives in Winthrop. […]

  • Published
    October 23, 2011

    Author Q&A: Divided we stand

    A new book by Portland writer Colin Woodard traces our history – and offers perspective on our present – as a politically and culturally fractured land.



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