Posts in “take-five” (29)

"A master of mood and atmosphere” ( New York Times ), Colin Harrison is the author of six thrillers, including Manhattan Nocturne , The Havana Room , and his latest, The Finder , a tale… continue reading

By Communications Office   May 12, 2008    2

Charles Bock’s debut novel, Beautiful Children, is a sweeping portrait of a depraved Las Vegas--from the bland misery of the suburbs to the explosive and exploitative sex industry--through… continue reading

By Communications Office   May 9, 2008    1

Veronica Chambers has written and edited for national magazines for 12 years. Her memoir Mama’s Girl was deemed “extraordinary” by People magazine and named a Best Book for Young… continue reading

By Communications Office   May 7, 2008   

Belong to Me is Marisa de los Santos’s follow-up to her New York Times bestselling novel Love Walked In . With a focus on what happens when leaps of faith and twists of fate collide with… continue reading

By Communications Office   May 5, 2008   

A native of the Scottish Highlands, Margot Livesey‘s thoughtful fiction showcases a keen wit and a wise heart. Her forthcoming novel,  The House on Fortune Street , explores multiple… continue reading

By Communications Office   May 2, 2008    2

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   

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

For his 2003 novel, I Should Be Extremely Happy in Your Company , Brian Hall won acclaim for the way he used the intimate voice of fiction to capture the half-hidden personal stories of the Lewis… continue reading

By Communications Office   March 31, 2008   

A reporter for more than 20 years, including more than a decade at the Baltimore Sun , Laura Lippman infuses her Tess Monaghan Mysteries with the authenticity of experience. Ms. Lippman will be… continue reading

By Communications Office   February 27, 2008   

Winner of the 1996 National Book Award for fiction for her story collection Ship Fever , Andrea Barrett will be appearing at the Central Library’s Montgomery Auditorium tomorrow, Thursday ,… continue reading

By Administrator   October 10, 2007   

Ann Patchett will be appearing at the Central Library's Montgomery Auditorium on Wednesday , October 3 , at 8:00 p.m. Click here for ticket info. She recently took a moment to chat with us about… continue reading

By Communications Office   October 1, 2007   

Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket himself) will be appearing at the Central Library's Montgomery Auditorium on Tuesday , October 2 , at 8:00 p.m. Click here for ticket info. He recently took a moment… continue reading

By Communications Office   September 28, 2007   

Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist Dave Barry will be appearing at the Central Library's Montgomery Auditorium tomorrow, Thursday , September 20 , at 12:00 p.m. (This event is free ; no tickets… continue reading

By Communications Office   September 19, 2007   

Diane Ackerman, acclaimed author of A Natural History of the Senses , will be appearing at the Central Library's Montgomery Auditorium this Thursday , September 20 , at 8:00 p.m. (Click here to… continue reading

By Communications Office   September 18, 2007   

Science fiction icon William Gibson will be appearing at the Central Library's Montgomery Auditorium this Thursday , August 16 at 7:00 p.m. (This event is free ; no tickets required.) His latest… continue reading

By Communications Office   August 14, 2007   

Alison Bechdel is best known for her long-running, syndicated comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For , which she first began working on in the early 1980s. Her bestselling memoir in graphic novel… continue reading

By Communications Office   June 22, 2007    1

On the strength of a manuscript of her first novel, The Icarus Girl , author Helen Oyeyemi signed a two-book deal with British publisher Bloomsbury at the age of 19. Having recently graduated from… continue reading

By Communications Office   June 18, 2007   

Author Julia Glass will be appearing at the Central Library’s Skyline Room on Thursday , June 14 at 7:00 p.m. (This event is free ; no tickets required.) Glass won the National Book Award in… continue reading

By Communications Office   June 11, 2007    12

  Jonathan Lethem will read at the Central Library tomorrow, March 22, at 7:00 p.m. for FREE. His latest work is called You Don’t Love Me Yet , a comic novel set in Los Angeles. He took… continue reading

By Administrator   March 21, 2007   

John Banville will read tomorrow night (March 13) with Colum McCann at the Central Library at 7:00 p.m. for FREE. His Christine Falls has been called "a triumph, of classical crime fiction,… continue reading

By Administrator   March 12, 2007   

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