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Book review: Hardboiled detective novel meets modern-day issues in 'And There He Kept Her' |  Books

Book review: Hardboiled detective novel meets modern-day issues in ‘And There He Kept Her’ | Books

Jesse, 17, is breaking into a house in Sandy Lake, Minn. Jenny, his girlfriend, shows up to stop him. But what neither of them anticipated was for the owner, Emmett, to catch them. Joshua Moehling’s gripping debut “And There He Kept Her” gains speed steadily after Jesse and Jenny are reported missing. The slow roll …

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'Turn Every Page' Review: An Enthralling Book-World Documentary

‘Turn Every Page’ Review: An Enthralling Book-World Documentary

The enthralling documentary “Turn Every Page: The Adventures of Robert Caro and Robert Gottlieb” opens with white-on-black credits accompanied by the staccato pecks of a typewriter, which will be music to some viewers’ ears. Robert Caro, the author at the center of the documentary, writes towering books of nonfiction — “The Power Broker,” his 1,280-page …

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A Way Out of No Way review: Raphael Warnock, symbol of hope for America | Books

We live in an age of miracles but we spend very little time noticing that. After four years of Donald Trump, two years of Covid and four months of vicious war in Ukraine, it’s hardly surprising many feel overwhelmed by seemingly relentless bad news. Raphael Warnock’s inspiring memoir arrives just in time to remind us …

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BITS & BYTES: Review of 'The Shot';  Kids 4 Harmony Concert;  children's book illustrator exhibit;  waste-reduction presentation;  Eddie Brill comedy;  Lenox seeks community input;  Hawthorne Valley accepts BerkShares

BITS & BYTES: Review of ‘The Shot’; Kids 4 Harmony Concert; children’s book illustrator exhibit; waste-reduction presentation; Eddie Brill comedy; Lenox seeks community input; Hawthorne Valley accepts BerkShares

This just in from reviewer Peter Bergman: “Having seen the dress rehearsal of Great Barrington Public Theater’s play “The Shot,” starring Sharon Lawrence, directed by Michelle Joyner, written by Robin Gerber, I would encourage all theatergoers to hurry and buy tickets for this moving and exceptional work only in performance this week. There seems to …

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Literary experts find John Hughes’ plagiarism defense unconvincing | Australian books

Literary academics have taken the Australian author John Hughes to task for apparently copying extracts from some classic texts including The Great Gatsby in parts of his new book, The Dogs. On Thursday Guardian Australia published a 1,700-word article by Hughes in which he gave his explanation for why some extracts from F Scott Fitzgerald’s …

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14 June 2022 – Locus Online

14 June 2022 – Locus Online

Addison, Katherine: The Grief of Stones (Tor 978-1-250-81389-3, $25.99, 256pp, formats: hardcover, ebook, audio, June 14, 2022) Steampunk fantasy novel, sequel to Witness for the Dead. Witness for the Dead Thara Celehar helps investigate the murder of a marquise, revealing many secrets in the process. Alsberg, Sasha: Breaking Time (Harlequin/Inkyard Press 978-1-335-28489-1, $19.99, 352pp, formats: …

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San Francisco Chronicle book 'Golden Revival' celebrates Golden State Warriors' Championship season

San Francisco Chronicle book ‘Golden Revival’ celebrates Golden State Warriors’ Championship season

There has been no shortage of breathtaking, game-winning performances in Stephen Curry’s career with the Golden State Warriors. But few compare to Game 4 of the 2022 NBA Finals, when Curry scored 43 points to lift the Warriors — down two games to one — to a crucial 107-97 road win over the Boston Celtics. …

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