Postcards from Paris 1950: Remembering Howard Fast

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To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Howard Fast’s birth, the author’s daughter, Rachel Fast Ben-Avi ) recalls those three months in 1950 when she, at the age of six, received postcards from a father who was “spending the summer in Paris.” At the time, Fast was in a federal prison for refusing to name names before the House Un-American Activities Committee.

Writing What I Know | Behind the Book, March 1, 2014

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Author Chris Pavone discusses the dreaded second novel

Going Local: Celebrating a Decade of Resident Writers

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Akashic Books publisher Johnny Temple shares his passion and appreciation of Brooklyn-affiliated writers

A Genre’s Woman Problem | Mystery BackTalk, December 2013

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Award-winning author Hilary Davidson decries crime fiction’s violent misogyny

Inspirational Romance & Erotic Romance: Something in Common? | In the Bookroom

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Library Journal’s Romance reviewer, Kristin Ramsdell, shares her thoughts on the genre dearest to her heart

Librarian’s Best Books of 2012: Ebook Romance

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By Marlene Harris, Reading Reality, LLC, Atlanta In a year where two ebook romances won the Romance Writers of America RITA Awards in head-to-head (maybe that should be heart-to-heart) competition against print titles, 2012 was an even better year for ebook romance. And with more to choose, there are even more to love. Choosing five, […]

Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust Rediscoveries: What to Read After Watching Mad Men

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What to read for a 1960s fix.

Wearing Two Hats at ALA: Author and Librarian | ALA Annual 2012

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Wearing Two Hats at ALA: Author and Librarian | ALA Annual 2012

Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust Rediscoveries: Readalikes for a “Fool”

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Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust Rediscoveries: Readalikes for a “Fool”

Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust Rediscoveries: Summer Reading Beyond the New Shelf

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Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust Rediscoveries: Summer Reading Beyond the New Shelf

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