David Greene reported from Russia for NPR for two years. He and his wife, Rose, found life there to be frustrating and complicated – even as it was remarkable and unforgettable. Recently Greene returned to Russia, traveling its enormous expanse by train. He recorded his experiences and bittersweet reflections in his new book, Midnight in Siberia. Here is a condensed version of an interview Greene did with Monitor books editor Marjorie Kehe.
The event is set to be held on Feb. 5.
ABC is reportedly working on a TV adaptation of Russell's short story collection.
The movie adaptation of Andy Weir's well-reviewed sci-fi book will include such actors as Matt Damon, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Jessica Chastain.
The new work will be posted on the Pottermore website on Oct. 31.
Didion's nephew Griffin Dunne turned to Kickstarter to fund the film and it's already passed its goal. Didion's work 'The Year of Magical Thinking' won the National Book Award for nonfiction.
In a letter to writers, Handler detailed the plan for the program Upstream, which would have authors supply signed copies of their book to a local store.
'Heart,' the nonfiction story of the Native American leader Red Cloud, was well-received critically upon its release and has now become a bestseller in its paperback format.
Writer Edward Dolnick examines the diverse collection of people who headed west in hopes of getting rich quick in his book 'The Rush.'
'Marley,' a memoir by John Grogan about owning an ill-behaved but lovable dog, was adapted into a movie starring Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston.
'Highwayman' has received many positive reviews from critics, calling it 'delightfully fun' and one writing, 'They can still write 'em like they used to.'