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"Parks and Recreation" deputy director Leslie Knope (a character who exists only on TV) will publish a book about Pawnee (a place every bit as fictional as Knope).
Kobo's new eReader Touch Edition – the smallest, lightest, and cheapest touchscreen e-reader yet – is getting rave reviews.
Eva Gabrielsson, longtime companion of "Millennium" author Larsson, will tour the US, promoting her memoir and raising awareness about her lawsuit.
Maybe I'm being unreasonable, but I really don't want my kids to learn all the secrets of the "Harry Potter" books before they read them.
As any woman will tell you, behind every successful marriage there is likely to be a secret or two – for example, the fact that not every single pair of shoes she's bought in the last 14 years was reduced to half price. Still, any divorce lawyer who overhears your conversation will attest that secrets, especially significant ones, are not conducive to long-term marital happiness. They can pull a couple apart even if the motive behind them was well-meaning. These five novels defy that axiom: their plots are shaped by secrets that come close to destroying relationships – and in some cases, lives – and yet honesty wins out.
Philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein is a humanist whose life and work have been shaped by religion.
Lelyveld says he principally intended to explore India's resistance to many of Gandhi's central teachings – not suggestions of Gandhi's sexual orientation.
At 25, Obreht is the youngest writer to ever win the prestigious award for English-language fiction by women novelists.