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Books

'Say No More' is stellar mystery

Friday, 25 November 2016, 15:20 Last update: about 3 months ago

"Say No More," Hank Phillippi Ryan's latest novel to feature intrepid Boston reporter Jane Ryland and homicide detective Jake Brogan, is another stellar mystery. Ryland has been working on a...

Kelly says it's important people learn of Trump's actions

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 15:19 Last update: about 3 months ago

Megyn Kelly said Tuesday she didn't want to reveal much about President-elect Donald Trump's treatment of her the past year so as to not be accused of trying to tip the election, but now believes it's...

Jack Reacher returns in 'Night School'

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 15:18 Last update: about 3 months ago

"Night School," featuring Lee Child's enigmatic hero Jack Reacher, goes back to 1996 when Reacher was still in the military. After receiving a medal, Reacher takes on a mysterious assignment....

Love helps Jim James survive on 'Eternally Even'

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 16:21 Last update: about 3 months ago

My Morning Jacket's Jim James takes a melancholy turn on "Eternally Even," a dreamy if somber overview of some of life's pressures and challenges. The focus of James' attention is clear from the...

Ex-journalist explores nation's Secret Service dogs

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 15:16 Last update: about 3 months ago

Even non-dog lovers will be fascinated by Maria Goodavage's in-depth examination of the highly trained canines and their equally impressive human handlers in "Secret Service Dogs: The Heroes Who...

'Wrong Side of Goodbye' is masterful crime novel

Saturday, 19 November 2016, 14:06 Last update: about 3 months ago

Harry Bosch has retired from the Los Angeles Police Department, but he still finds himself in the middle of a puzzling mystery in "The Wrong Side of Goodbye" by Michael Connelly. Bosch has two...

Toni Morrison receives Bellow award for lifetime achievement

Friday, 18 November 2016, 14:06 Last update: about 3 months ago

Toni Morrison received a lifetime achievement award Thursday night from the PEN American Center, a ceremony of music and words that ended with a special treat from the guest of honor: An excerpt from...

McHale celebrates his talents in 'Thanks for the Money'

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 14:04 Last update: about 3 months ago

When thinking of Joel McHale, some may immediately conjure images of the actor in the cult classic "Community." Others may know him as the host who provided enough sarcasm to fill a room in the pop...

Marcia Clark hits stride with 'Moral Defense'

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 14:03 Last update: about 3 months ago

"Moral Defense" by former Los Angeles prosecutor Marcia Clark has it all: a hard-charging lawyer heroine, tough-as-nails cops, realistic, yet somehow lovable "bad guys," as well as...

John Grisham returns with 'The Whistler'

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 14:02 Last update: about 3 months ago

John Grisham's latest novel, "The Whistler," involves the rich and powerful and abuse of the justice system. The Florida Board on Judicial Conduct investigates accusations involving judicial...

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