Browsing Date: April 2008 (9)

Gregory Maguire writes novels in which classic villains turn out to be heroes--and supposed heroes disappoint. In Wicked , his bestselling novel and basis for the smash Broadway musical of the… continue reading

By Communications Office   April 28, 2008   

The Free Library's website has a new RSS feature--customizable catalog search feeds. To check it out, perform a search in the Library's catalog interface by entering terms in the Find box on… continue reading

By Communications Office   April 25, 2008   

It looks like  The Original of Laura , the novel that Vladimir Nabokov was working on at the time of his death, will soon be published. As Kate Connolly of the Guardian 's books… continue reading

By Communications Office   April 23, 2008   

On Friday , April 25 , from  12:00 to 6:00 p.m. , and Saturday and Sunday ,  April 26  and 27 , from  10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. , the Friends of the Free Library will… continue reading

By Communications Office   April 21, 2008   

According to Scottish newspaper the Sunday Herald , a Strathclyde University professor of applied chemistry is working with British Library staff to devise a machine that will be able to… continue reading

By Communications Office   April 16, 2008   

Anne Perry is the author of several bestselling mystery novels featuring famed protagonists Inspector William Monk and Special Services Detective Thomas Pitt. Buckingham Palace Gardens is her… continue reading

By Communications Office   April 9, 2008    10

Yesterday Libby Rosof of roberta fallon and libby rosof's artblog posted a piece on the When Photography and Printmaking Collide exhibition currently on view in the Parkway Central Library’s… continue reading

By Communications Office   April 7, 2008   

Quite possibly, says Tracy Chevalier, author of Girl with a Pearl Earring and chair of the London-based Society of Authors . A recent piece in the Times quotes her as saying that the traditional… continue reading

By Communications Office   April 4, 2008   

"In all the years that I've been writing--15 years now--there's only one genre that's really debuted in the New York Times Book Review , and that's the graphic novel," says author Jodi… continue reading

By Communications Office   April 2, 2008   

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