Literature

In a season chock-full of "Top 2015" lists, from hottest celebrities to best political moments, we must not forget the literature that moved us

A few years ago I did these Literary Cafe events where I’d bring in authors to sign their books and engage in a question/answer segment with their fans. One of the authors I brought in is Omar Tyree. He is a NY Times best selling author with 18 books       in urban fiction […]

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Terry McMillan is in a good place. The 61-year-old best-selling author just moved from Northern to Southern California and her son, Solomon, is now a…

New editions of the Mark Twain book, “Huckleberry Finn” have taken out the “N-word” and replaced it with “slave.” Publisher’s weekly reports: Twain himself defined a “classic” as “a book which people praise and don’t read.” Rather than see Twain’s most important work succumb to that fate, Twain scholar Alan Gribben and NewSouth Books plan […]