Books

Harlem School Board bans “Gender Queer” book

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) – It’s an opposition that turns a Harlem High School board meeting into battlegrounds Monday night, as a divided crowd argues the availability of a book on sexual orientation and gender identity in the school library. ‘Gender Queer’ is one of eight books brought to the board’s attention. Some community members say …

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Women Gone Wild (WGW) – Wealth Edition Kicks off Book Tour in Las Vegas

Panama City Beach, Florida – (Newsfile Corp. – May 16, 2022) – The highly anticipated next installment of the Amazon bestseller Women Gone Wild (WGW) series by Rhonda Swan is set to launch on June 8th, 2022. The series, created by Rhonda Swan, the CEO of the Unstoppable Branding Agency (named Top 7 PR agencies …

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The Dark Knight Returns Iconic Comic Book Cover to Be Sold at Auction

Batman fans will be able to bid on a piece of comic book history. Heritage Auctions has announced that the original cover for Book One of writer / artist Frank Miller‘s iconic 1986 series The Dark Knight Returns will be for sale in Heritage Auctions’ June 16-19 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction. Miller worked …

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Crime drama author Richard Zappa to sign books May 20 in Rehoboth

Novelist Richard Zappa will sign copies of his crime drama thrillers, “Identical Misfortune” and “The Easter Murders,” from 4 to 6 pm, Friday, May 20, at Browseabout Books in Rehoboth Beach. In “Identical Misfortune,” identical twins separated at birth could not be more different: Ann is a loving wife and mother, while Veronica is a …

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D&D Beyond To Give Out Two Books To Celebrate New Acquisition

| As part of Wizard’s Of The Coast’s acquisition of D&D Beyond, the team is giving all users two free Dungeons & Dragons books online. The first of the two books will be the official Acquisitions Incorporated sourcebook, based on the Penny Arcade D&D series, which was released back in 2019. (Because it was acquired, …

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In ‘The Letters of Thom Gunn,’ an Unusual Mix of Pleasures

The joys of a long-held house are acknowledged. Gunn stares at the lemon tree in his yard, fully grown and bearing fruit, and recalls that a friend first grew the seed 25 years earlier, in a pot on the kitchen table of an old apartment. Other enthusiasms are entertained. Gunn loved movies, all kinds. “Drugstore …

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Agatha Christie’s greatest unsolved mystery gets a plausible solution – Sun Sentinel

‘The Christie Affair’ by Nina de Gramont. St. Martin’s, 320 pages, $ 27.99 The prolific Agatha Christie is known for tidy endings that wrap up stories with logic, surprise and a bit of flair through her 66 novels and 14 short story collections featuring, among others, Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple. One story for which …

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