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As willed by the author, the first volume of Mark Twain's autobiography was released for the first time on Monday, 100 years after his death. Yet even before its release, the Autobiography of Mark Twain,…

November 16, 2010 | Filed under: Book news


Grumpy Bird author/illustrator Jeremy Tankard recently chatted with Sonja Bolle of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some highlights: SB: Is Grumpy Bird based on anyone in your life? JT: I'd probably be in trouble…

June 17, 2009 | Filed under: Authors


The Halifax literary scene experienced a mild shakeup with the announcement late last week of a new executive director for the city’s annual Word On The Street festival. Marie-France LeBlanc, who has a backgroun...

May 19, 2009 | Filed under: Book news


The return of the serialized novel has been trumpeted before (notably by this very blog), and James Patterson made headlines recently with his chain thriller, Airborne. But The Los Angeles Times has combined the two. ...

April 7, 2009 | Filed under: Book news