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Northwest Presence Noted At Booksellers Convention

The “City of the Big Shoulders” turned into the City of the Big Wait. Or at least that’s how it often seemed to the 42,000 people who gathered here last …

‘Unfriendly Fire’ Tells Mother’s Point Of View

Peg Mullen says she didn’t have any particular feelings about the 20-year anniversary of the Vietnam War in which her son was killed. But in her new book about her …

Books Appeal To More Than Sci-Fi Fans

Some people think Neal Stephenson knows more about what all this “information highway” babble is about than those who make computers or phones or software or laws. He is one …

Sherman’s March Alexie’s First Novel Burns A Wide Swath Through The Literary World

Sherman Alexie has made it into People magazine, which automatically makes him a certified, official American celebrity. Doesn’t it?

Well-Crafted Novels Mark Lc Grad’s Success

1. James Thayer’s newest book, “White Star.” 2. Author James Thayer.

‘Rebel’ Screenwriter Dies At 81

Irving Shulman, who captured a generation’s angst and aimlessness in his screenplay for “Rebel Without a Cause,” is dead at age 81. The writer died at his home Thursday after …

Pulitzer Winner Plans Adams-Jefferson Book

After he collected the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for biography, after “Truman” spent a year on best-seller lists and sold 1 million copies and while he continued to narrate “The American …

Novelist Ursula Hegi Honored Inland Nw Writer Nominated For Pen/Faulkner Award

Ursula Hegi

Novelist’s Early Works Paying Off Well Dean Koontz Finds Pot Of Gold In Timely Reissues Of Many Of His Titles From Decades Back

As a struggling young novelist in the late 1960s and early ‘70s, Dean Koontz cranked out an average of four books a year, many of them paperback originals and most …

Hemingway’s Sons Win Right To Works

Ernest Hemingway’s three sons have won the right to approve and benefit from future sale of work that was unpublished when his fourth wife died in 1986. The writings were …