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Yes, N.K. Jemison's newest epic is the kind of fantasy that has not one but two glossaries at the end — but reviewer Jason Heller says that just underscores her sumptuous detail and dimensionality.
Women are the blood and backbone of Adrienne Celt's debut novel, and at the heart is Lulu, who's revisiting family stories and legends as she comes to terms with her daughter's birth and an old curse.
Kelli Jo Burbach, age 50 of Glenwood Springs, Colo., and formerly of Wynot,Neb., died unexpectantly on Monday, July 26, 2015, at her residence in Colorado.Mass of Christian Burial was on Tuesday, Aug.4, 2015, at 10:30 at Holy Family (Sacred Heart) Catholic Church in Wynot, Neb., followed by burial at the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Wynot, Neb. Arrangements were handled by the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington, Neb..Kelli was born Feb. 7, 1965, in Yankton, S.D., to Dr. Daniel Burbach and Diane (Forinash) Burbach-Wuebben. Kelli moved to Winter Park in the fall of 1984, working at Pizza Hut. She started working …
A fatal motorcycle accident occurred ion Sunday, Aug. 2, on Highway 134 at milepost 13 approximately two miles from State Bridge going toward Wolcott.The fatal accident occurred at approximately 4:30 p.m. when a 1997 Honda motorcycle failed to negotiate a left-hand curve and drove off the right side of the road. The motorcycle rolled multiple times during the crash, ejecting both the driver and the passenger.The driver of the motorcycle, a 72 year-old male from Illinois, sustained fatal injuries during the crash. The passenger, a 72 year-old female from Illinois, suffered serious injuries.Both the driver and passenger were wearing helmets …
A quarter-century ago, Buzz Bissinger wrote about the big-time stakes of small-town high school football in Friday Night Lights. Now he talks about the impact the book had on the players and himself.
Historian Alex Kershaw's latest book focuses on an American doctor and his family who worked with the French Resistance from their apartment just down Avenue Foch from the Paris SS headquarters.
The award-winning author of Holes has just published a new novel for young readers, called Fuzzy Mud. It mixes middle-school social puzzles with a more sinister mystery: a rogue biotech threat.
Sophie Hannah's new psychological crime thriller is about the cruel machinations of outwardly nice married folks with too much time on their hands.
Before joining the notoriously shocking rap crew, Campbell was a party-rocking DJ in Miami. Even then, he knew that being aggressively different could lead to success.
"It is my fate to illuminate the lives of these one-of-a-kind notable women that have been somehow forgotten by history," says Paula McLain. She shines her spotlight on Markham in Circling the Sun.
Twenty-five years after Charles Johnson's Middle Passage — which dwells with race, class and gender in 19th-century America — won the National Book Award, he reflects on his book's evolving meaning.
Under Tiberius is a new novel about deceit and crime. The main character is the man who came to be known as Jesus Christ. NPR's Scott Simon talks to author Nick Tosches.
Acclaimed sci-fi author China Miéville hasn't been known for his short fiction, but reviewer Jason Heller says his new collection — subversive, strange and full of sick humor — will change that.