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Books

Events: Tampa Jewish Festival of Books begins Oct. 26

Book TalkMike McIntire (Champions Way: Football, Florida and the Lost Soul of College Sports) will discuss and sign his book about Florida State University football at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 22 at the Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa.Fantasy auth...
Published: 10/19/17
Michael Connelly’s ‘Two Kinds of Truth’ is Bosch at his best

Michael Connelly’s ‘Two Kinds of Truth’ is Bosch at his best

Harry Bosch’s office is a long way from his former desk in the Los Angeles Police Department’s elite robbery-homicide squad.Three years after his forced retirement from the LAPD, Bosch is a volunteer detective, working out of a cell in the old San Fe...
Published: 10/19/17
What’s Doris Weatherford reading?

What’s Doris Weatherford reading?

NightstandDoris WeatherfordWeatherford, 74, first realized her interest in women’s studies about 50 years ago as a student enrolled in a summer program at Harvard University. She had begun digging for statistics and other information surrounding fema...
Published: 10/19/17
Why does Amazon’s ‘Bosch’ feel so much like the books? It’s Michael Connelly

Why does Amazon’s ‘Bosch’ feel so much like the books? It’s Michael Connelly

LOS ANGELESTraffic is roaring along Interstate 5, and beyond it a hot orange sunset burns.Just east of the freeway, in the parking lot of the L.A. County Medical Examiner building, Detective Harry Bosch steps out of a car, then does it again, and aga...
Published: 10/19/17
Review: Gretchen Carlson stands up to sexual harassment in ‘Be Fierce’

Review: Gretchen Carlson stands up to sexual harassment in ‘Be Fierce’

Broadcast journalist Gretchen Carlson could have taken the $20 million she received from her sexual harassment lawsuit against former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes and retired to private life in comfort.As she writes in her new book, Be Fierce: Stop Haras...
Updated: 8 hours ago

Events: Omar El Akkad to discuss 'American War' at Oxford Exchange

Book TalkJournalist and novelist Omar El Akkad (American War) will discuss and sign his dystopian debut novel at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa.Local author John Moreschi (Dream Mechanics: A Practical Guide to Cr...
Published: 10/12/17
What's David Abrams reading?

What's David Abrams reading?

NightstandDavid AbramsAbrams served in the U.S. Army for 20 years and was deployed to Iraq in 2005 during Operation Iraqi Freedom. In his new novel, Brave Deeds, he tells the story of six soldiers who choose to go AWOL and maneuver the streets of Bag...
Published: 10/12/17
Review: Gretchen Carlson stands up to sexual harassment in 'Be Fierce'

Review: Gretchen Carlson stands up to sexual harassment in 'Be Fierce'

In Be Fierce, Gretchen Carlson offers a well-researched report on this "human issue," a call to arms and a guidebook for fighting back.
Published: 10/12/17
Chris Jericho is a wrestler, author, actor. Now his band Fozzy has a hot single

Chris Jericho is a wrestler, author, actor. Now his band Fozzy has a hot single

His band Fozzy's new single is closing in on the Top 10 of Billboard's Mainstream Rock chart.
Published: 10/11/17
Literary prizes note diverse array of fiction

Literary prizes note diverse array of fiction

This year's literary awards, including the Novel Prize, honor novels and story collections that explore the world and a host of experiences from the outside.
Published: 10/10/17