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As families cope with dementia, parents may seek help explaining to their children changes in grandparents or great-grandparents. A new book, "grandma and Me: A Kid's Guide for Alzheimer's and Dementia," provides a gentle and child-friendly explanation of dementia and can open the door to ...

He's been in the business for over 15 years now, and thanks to the work he does with The Garbage Factory, he isn't even close to stopping. Pence gets to continue to do all of the things he loved about publishing books in the first place, like working with authors, typesetting and haggling with a printer.
Twenty-Two authors have joined together in this collection of short stories with topics ranging from grief and loss to second chances and starting over. There are shorts that touch on drug addiction and divorce, loss of a child or career, to first love and heartbreak, yet all contain a unified core message of ...
women who write about the wild cannot be easily labeled. They are conservationists, scientists, and explorers; Historians, Poets, and novelists; ramblers, scholars, and spiritual seekers. They are hard to pin down but for their willingness to be "unladylike," to question, and to seek. The following list is in no ...
The Cordova Public Library staff often reach out to other sources for book choices for our collection. We subscribe to the New York Times Bestseller's list and a lot of us also utilize the website "Goodreads." Here is an interesting challenge for readers recently posted on the Goodreads Blogsite: "Read ...

murder mystery writers shared their own stories during the annual authors Luncheon presented recently by the La Crescenta woman's Club. Carol Huntwork and Carol Stein were co-chairs and all were welcomed to the newly refurbished clubhouse by President Marianne Jennings. Funds raised go to ...
Both books resonated with readers upon their release, and the authors were praised for their writing and the depths of their intimacy. By the time The Brightest Hour was released, a friendship, which would then turn into a romance, was starting to form between Kalanithi and Riggs's spouses, Lucy Kalanithi ...
Since 2014, the Celebration of Local authors event has been spotlighting local writers and providing residents with the opportunity to meet with authors and explore their work. This year's event will highlight approximately 40 local authors, all skilled storytellers in genres including children's, young adult, ...
Author festivals are a great opportunity for authors with connections to this area to network and show or sell their work, and for the public to learn about published authors from the local area. authors from all walks of life are encouraged to apply for participation. Interested authors are also invited to volunteer ...
There are a lot of areas in medicine that we have to explore and develop skills for on our own. We are trained in palliative care and hospice, taught ethics and instructed how to deliver bad news, but none of the coursework or even the clinical rotations prepare us for the toll these relationships and end-of-life ...
STROUDSBURG -- The fifth annual Pocono Writers Conference is a great opportunity for area writers to hear accomplished authors, agents, and Publishers speak on aspects of the writing craft. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 20, at Hughes Library (Eastern Monroe Public Library), ...
Local authors sometimes struggle to get recognition, but this month, the Cayman Islands Public Library Service is offering them a little publicity. The library is in the process of compiling a registry of all local published authors and their works and is asking for submissions. Library director Ramona Melody ...
John Grisham placed books in the No. 1 and No. 2 spots, but a pair of Oxford authors followed close behind in Square Books' Top 100 Books of 2017, released on Sunday. Grisham's "Camino Island" topped the list, with "The Rooster Bar" in second place. But you didn't have to be a longtime publishing ...
Six years ago, The New York Times asked me to become a video game critic. Like most sufferers of the Dunning-Kruger effect, I figured I would quickly show everyone how the job should really be done. Three years later, my editors not only canceled my column, but they also jettisoned the idea of game ...
The Connecticut authors and Publishers Association will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Groton Regency, 1145 Poquonnock Road. The discussion will explore the relationship between writers and libraries. A brief business meeting and networking session will be held before the presentation.
... • "politics, religion and Other Stuff … we're not supposed to discuss in polite society," by Dan Tolva. The author publishes a compilation of his facebook posts over the last several years covering issues such as politics, religion, guns, race, abortion and education. $24.95 paperback, $9.99 e-book.

We wrap up our Year End Marketplace Roundtable series with the good stuff - authors' sharing some of their best ideas for 2018. 75 participating authors share picks that run the gamut from biotech to small cap to value to energy. Dive in and see if there's anything worth adding to your watch list, and share ...
Chinese Malaysian authors find freedom in Taiwan A boy reading in a bookshop in Taiwan. The island nation's robust track record in humanities studies and its government's generous support have helped its literary culture blossom, providing an environment in which Chinese Malaysian authors are able ...
Female academics were, on average, 38 per cent more likely than their male peers to have felt obliged to add an author to a manuscript, an issue that the report's authors attributed to "the dearth of other females" in senior or leadership positions, leaving them with "fewer mentors to help navigate these ...
Apple entered the market with its iBooks store in 2010, and brought with it the agency pricing model which let authors and Publishers control their own prices and earn 70% of their list price for each copy sold. This was a radical approach to book pricing that put more power in the hands of authors. Yay!
"One of the things that happens is things go very slowly for unknown authors - if nobody's ever heard of you they still have never heard of you when that book is published," says Driscoll. It doesn't happen overnight, but Shipwreckt Books can use their experience and online presence to promote the ...
This year, we asked some of our favorite Texas authors to recommend their favorite book from 2017. In their selections, some looked to Texas authors on their bookshelves, while others recommended reading beyond our state's borders. As you reflect on 2017 and peruse the list, remember: it's never too ...
I appreciate the earnest tone and the call to read great literary classics that emerge from the piece written by two law professors ("The 40 greatest books we all should read," Dec. 23). However, I am dismayed, and unfortunately not surprised to see only four female authors in a list of 39. As the authors point ...
O'Rourke believes events like the fair can help counteract that isolation and even build a sense of community for participating authors. Writers will have copies of their books for sale. The library also asks each writer to donate a copy of their work to the Cook Memorial collection. Those books will be added to ...
So it made sense for BookBaby's first Independent authors Conference to be held here last month. I had never heard of BookBaby, a company that provides self-publishing support, until a friend shared an ad for IAC on social media. For a while I had been asking myself if I should send my manuscripts out to ...
The great political question of the moment is what to make of the rise of populism -- both in the U.S. and in Europe. Few things matter more than containing and turning back this surge's excesses, but doing so will be far more difficult if its causes go unexamined. Three books published this year made ...
Statesboro author Christopher L. Thompson's first book, which he hopes will be the first of a series of adventure books for children, was released Dec. 13 by Palmetto Publishing Group. Because a specific name for this first installment follows the fun, alliterative series name, the full title is a long one. "The Marvelous ...
Hold onto your underpants. Best-selling authors Dav Pilkey, who created the Captain Underpants franchise, and Angie Thomas, author of the breakout 2017 novel The Hate U Give, are among the 76 authors confirmed for the North Texas Teen Book Festival, presented by the Irving Public Library. The free ...
I'm typing this in bed - but more of that later. Writers asked to expatiate on cultural or creative spaces may tend to feel they have to swear they can't add one word to another without staying in a Tuscan palazzo, or being surrounded by folk musicians from obscure mountain villages and their charmingly ...
So it made sense for BookBaby's first Independent authors Conference to be held here last month. I had never heard of BookBaby, a company that provides self-publishing support, until a friend shared an ad for IAC on social media. For a while I had been asking myself if I should send my manuscripts out to ...
O'Rourke believes events like the fair can help counteract that isolation and even build a sense of community for participating authors. Writers will have copies of their books for sale. The library also asks each writer to donate a copy of their work to the Cook Memorial collection. Those books will be added to ...
"But when we put the word out, lesbian authors or authors who write for lesbians" are the people who expressed an interest, said Solomon. That's when organizers decided to "make it an event just for lesbians. And, maybe, in the future we'll do some other event that would be directed toward queers or ...
This Thanksgiving, as one half of the US was rummaging through Black Friday sale bins and the other was ringing them up at registers, the New York Times ran a story titled A Voice of Hate in America's Heartland. The voice in question was Tony Hovater, a young welder from Huber Heights, Ohio - who ...
I appreciate the earnest tone and the call to read great literary classics that emerge from the piece written by two law professors ("The 40 greatest books we all should read," Dec. 23). However, I am dismayed, and unfortunately not surprised to see only four female authors in a list of 39. As the authors point ...
The authors of "Circle Around Monadnock: Time Travel with Horses" will be at the Hancock Town Library Wednesday, Dec. 20, to talk about their adventures. Francelia Mason Clark, Pam Godin and Shelley Mozier will show slides, read from their book and talk about their journey at 7 p.m.. The three friends ...
Editor's Note: This is the fourth in a series on local authors in Westford who recently published books. Westford resident and Carlisle public schools language arts teacher Marcella Pixley recently published her third young adult novel titled "Ready to Fall" and did it with the help of her students. Pixley started ...
Prior to the authors' discussion -- and illustrating today's pressing need to blur the boundaries between the humanities and the sciences -- hear from acclaimed paleontologist Lindsay Zanno as she reveals "thrillers" from the world of dinosaurs. Zanno is head of paleontology at the N.C. Museum of Natural ...
Newnam and Gagliano are the authors of "Brunch Is Hell: How to Save the World by Throwing a Dinner Party" (Little, Brown and Co., $25) and the hosts of the American public Radio show "The Dinner Party Download." Their appearance in Winston-Salem was sponsored by WFDD-88.5 FM. The two ...
So many of the books published by Latino authors this year seemed to be working in response to our burning dumpster fire of a political climate. Valeria Luiselli's Tell Me How it Ends and Javier Zamora's Unaccompanied dealt directly with the child migrant crisis and the violence and injustice of borders ...
The next generation of British authors could struggle to land a book deal after Brexit, according to the publisher who launched Harry Potter writer JK Rowling's career. The UK's close ties with Europe meant British Publishers enjoyed a huge financial benefit from exploiting the exclusive English-language ...
For those looking for a gift idea, with Christmas less than a week away, "Good Morning America" asked some best-selling authors for their top holiday book recommendations this year. Here are the books that authors Michael Connelly, Jodi Picoult, Paula Hawkins and John Green will be giving to their ...
Chat with 85 local authors and make a dent in your holiday shopping by picking up the perfect personalized gift. Holiday Cheer begins at noon at the Oregon Historical Society (1200 SW Park Avenue, Downtown Portland) and authors will be signing until 4pm. Admission is free to both the book sale and to ...
Three authors from three different parts of the country, who first met in cyberspace, flew to Florida recently to discuss one of the most difficult experiences of their lives - caring for parents with dementia. Ann Campanella of Huntersville, Jean Lee from Litchfield, Ohio, and Vicki Tapia from Billings, Montana, ...
Buckhead native authors 10th book. Bill Baldowski; 3 hrs ago; 0 · facebook · twitter · email. Elizabeth Musser book signing. Elizabeth Musser signs copies of her new novel, 'The Long Highway Home,' at a previous event. Special Photo. The Long Highway Home cover Elizabeth Musser. The cover of 'The Long Highway ...
Ron, you've been asking questions to authors for SCOTUSblog for four years. Given that, we're pleased to have the chance to ask you, and now David, the questions for a change. Question: In your prologue, you "propose to explain anew law and the judicial art, much as Niccolo Machiavelli explained ...
Up until now, the feature has been free to authors and Publishers, but today, Goodreads announced that it will begin charging authors and publishers to give away their books. Conversely, the program has become incredibly popular, and the fees will undoubtably help filter out some of the noise that some ...
Dr. Laurie Robertson-Lorant is the author of "Melville: A Biography" and "The Man Who Lived Among the Cannibals: Poems in the Voice of ...
When the last mashed potato is scooped out of the bowl after Thanksgiving, calls start coming to the newspaper from folks who read reviews of ...
Open the front material of famous authors and star academics, and you'll see that most thank their editors. A good editor is a word magician.


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