Truman Capote's heartbreaking short story, "A Christmas Memory," is a perennial favorite around this time of year, and Jill McCorkle --- author of GOING AWAY SHOES --- explains why she's given countless copies as holiday presents over the years.
Newt Gingrich, who recently co-authored TO TRY MEN’S SOULS: A Novel of George Washington and the Fight for American Freedom, details his nearly impossible Christmas wish for a literary rarity in a story that ends in a true holiday fashion
Suzan Colón, author of CHERRIES IN WINTER, thinks back to the special relationship she shared with her grandfather, and the parallels between her own life and that of Johanna Spyri's titular character, HEIDI.
This evening, Holly Goddard Jones --- author of GIRL TROUBLE: Stories --- traces her reverence for the written word back to one childhood Christmas, and the life lessons learned from the unforgettable presents she received.
Tell us your current reading recommendations with your comments and a rating of 1 to 5 stars. During the contest period from September 5th to September 19th, FIVE lucky readers each will be randomly chosen to win a copy of THE CHILDREN ACT by Ian McEwan, NEVERHOME by Laird Hunt, and STATION ELEVEN by Emily St. John Mandel.
We’re on the wrong side of Labor Day, which means it’s time to put away your summer sunglasses and break out your fall shades. It also means serious moviegoers are in luck; days aren’t the only things getting darker! Much like post-J. Lo Ben Affleck, September movies are starting to take themselves seriously --- a welcome change after a summer that offered us fare that was little better than Gigli. So toss your 3D specs and check out these fall books on screen.