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By Jeffrey Brown, Alison Thoet
Stress levels shot up in the spring of 2020 and for a lot of people, they never came back down. Best-selling author Sophia Nelson has a new self-care book aimed at offering some help during the pandemic, "Be The One…
e became a teacher in the northern city of Leeds and a writer in his spare time, with novels that sold modestly starting in the late 1950s. That changed with the 1975 publication of “The Eagle Has Landed,” about a…
By Associated Press
Jeffrey Brown reflects on the life's work of author and essayist Joan Didion with her nephew, Griffin Dunne. Dunne is an actor, filmmaker, and director of the 2017 documentary, "Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold."…
By Jeffrey Brown, Leah Nagy
Mahogany L. Browne is a poet, author and mother. In response to the police killing of Breonna Taylor in Louisville in March, Browne wrote a poem called “Apply Pressure” for Taylor’s mother, Tamika Palmer. Browne offers her Brief But Spectacular…
"Joanna Cole had the perfect touch for blending science and story," Scholastic CEO Dick Robinson said in a statement Wednesday.
By Jeffrey Brown
"A Long Petal of the Sea," a new historical novel by renowned writer Isabel Allende, draws upon events spanning from the Spanish civil war to the 1973 coup in her native Chile -- and with resonance for the experience of…
Paul Rucker is an artist who uses his work to shed light on the truth, creating pieces that explore mass incarceration, police brutality and the continuing legacy of slavery in the United States. His career path was highly influenced by…
In 2018, notable new books often reflected and supplemented conversations around current trends, topics and events. Author Ann Patchett and Washington Post book critic Carlos Lozada join Jeffrey Brown to share their favorite books of the year.
Renowned Israeli author Amos Oz has died of cancer at age 79. His novels, essays and short stories made him one of Israel’s most widely read writers, and reportedly, a contender for the Nobel Prize in literature. Throughout his life,…
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