Picoult’s novel examines bonds of people, elephants

New York Times best-selling author Jodi Picoult travels to Pittsburgh for the first time in 10 years to speak at the sold-out Literary Evenings, Monday Night Lecture Series at Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland, on Monday. A Princeton graduate and happily married mother of three young adults, Ms. Picoult has […]

Pennsylvania’s open records officer opens book on her past

HARRISBURG — Most people in the Capitol know Terry Mutchler, the state’s executive director of the Office of Open Records, as someone who crusades for openness and transparency in government, but many years ago Ms. Mutchler led a life with a big secret: A lesbian, she was in the closet and in a […]

‘So We Read On': Maureen Corrigan on why we’ll always love ‘The Great Gatsby’

What is it about “The Great Gatsby,” and its author, F. Scott Fitzgerald, that continues to fascinate and resonate with readers (and large segments of the non-reading public), other writers, filmmakers, and myriad fashion and interior designers, some 90 years after the book’s publication and 75 years after Fitzgerald’s death? […]

‘Deadline': A seedy reporter is murdered in John Sandford’s latest Virgil Flowers mystery

Book Review October 12, 2014 12:00 AM Share with others: I have to admit I was intrigued when the Post-Gazette’s book review editor handed me a copy of “Deadline” by John Sandford, and said it was perfect for me. Turns out the novel is about a school board that calls […]

‘Lies We Tell Ourselves': A debut novel examines the many levels of bigotry

A stirring portrayal of the fight for integration in the late 1950s, and the toll it took on the high school students responsible for taking the first steps, Robin Talley’s debut novel, “Lies We Tell Ourselves,” tackles the hard topics: the civil rights movement, newly integrated schools in the Deep South, and teens […]

Picoult’s novel examines bonds of people, elephants

New York Times best-selling author Jodi Picoult travels to Pittsburgh for the first time in 10 years to speak at the sold-out Literary Evenings, Monday Night Lecture Series at Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland, on Monday. A Princeton graduate and happily married mother of three young adults, Ms. Picoult has […]

Pennsylvania’s open records officer opens book on her past

HARRISBURG — Most people in the Capitol know Terry Mutchler, the state’s executive director of the Office of Open Records, as someone who crusades for openness and transparency in government, but many years ago Ms. Mutchler led a life with a big secret: A lesbian, she was in the closet and in a […]

‘So We Read On': Maureen Corrigan on why we’ll always love ‘The Great Gatsby’

What is it about “The Great Gatsby,” and its author, F. Scott Fitzgerald, that continues to fascinate and resonate with readers (and large segments of the non-reading public), other writers, filmmakers, and myriad fashion and interior designers, some 90 years after the book’s publication and 75 years after Fitzgerald’s death? […]

‘Deadline': A seedy reporter is murdered in John Sandford’s latest Virgil Flowers mystery

Book Review October 12, 2014 12:00 AM Share with others: I have to admit I was intrigued when the Post-Gazette’s book review editor handed me a copy of “Deadline” by John Sandford, and said it was perfect for me. Turns out the novel is about a school board that calls […]

‘Lies We Tell Ourselves': A debut novel examines the many levels of bigotry

A stirring portrayal of the fight for integration in the late 1950s, and the toll it took on the high school students responsible for taking the first steps, Robin Talley’s debut novel, “Lies We Tell Ourselves,” tackles the hard topics: the civil rights movement, newly integrated schools in the Deep South, and teens […]

Picoult’s novel examines bonds of people, elephants

New York Times best-selling author Jodi Picoult travels to Pittsburgh for the first time in 10 years to speak at the sold-out Literary Evenings, Monday Night Lecture Series at Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland, on Monday. A Princeton graduate and happily married mother of three young adults, Ms. Picoult has […]

Pennsylvania’s open records officer opens book on her past

HARRISBURG — Most people in the Capitol know Terry Mutchler, the state’s executive director of the Office of Open Records, as someone who crusades for openness and transparency in government, but many years ago Ms. Mutchler led a life with a big secret: A lesbian, she was in the closet and in a […]

‘So We Read On': Maureen Corrigan on why we’ll always love ‘The Great Gatsby’

What is it about “The Great Gatsby,” and its author, F. Scott Fitzgerald, that continues to fascinate and resonate with readers (and large segments of the non-reading public), other writers, filmmakers, and myriad fashion and interior designers, some 90 years after the book’s publication and 75 years after Fitzgerald’s death? […]

‘Deadline': A seedy reporter is murdered in John Sandford’s latest Virgil Flowers mystery

Book Review October 12, 2014 12:00 AM Share with others: I have to admit I was intrigued when the Post-Gazette’s book review editor handed me a copy of “Deadline” by John Sandford, and said it was perfect for me. Turns out the novel is about a school board that calls […]

‘Lies We Tell Ourselves': A debut novel examines the many levels of bigotry

A stirring portrayal of the fight for integration in the late 1950s, and the toll it took on the high school students responsible for taking the first steps, Robin Talley’s debut novel, “Lies We Tell Ourselves,” tackles the hard topics: the civil rights movement, newly integrated schools in the Deep South, and teens […]

‘How to Build a Girl': Caitlin Moran’s first novel echoes her life — or does it?

October 19, 2014 12:00 AM Share with others: Caitlin Moran made a splash in 2012 with the critically acclaimed “How to Be a Woman,” a memoir addressing the feminine mystique with wit and aplomb. Now, Ms. Moran is making her foray into fiction with “How to Build a Girl,” which follows a […]

Picoult’s novel examines bonds of people, elephants

New York Times best-selling author Jodi Picoult travels to Pittsburgh for the first time in 10 years to speak at the sold-out Literary Evenings, Monday Night Lecture Series at Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland, on Monday. A Princeton graduate and happily married mother of three young adults, Ms. Picoult has […]

Pennsylvania’s open records officer opens book on her past

HARRISBURG — Most people in the Capitol know Terry Mutchler, the state’s executive director of the Office of Open Records, as someone who crusades for openness and transparency in government, but many years ago Ms. Mutchler led a life with a big secret: A lesbian, she was in the closet and in a […]

‘So We Read On': Maureen Corrigan on why we’ll always love ‘The Great Gatsby’

What is it about “The Great Gatsby,” and its author, F. Scott Fitzgerald, that continues to fascinate and resonate with readers (and large segments of the non-reading public), other writers, filmmakers, and myriad fashion and interior designers, some 90 years after the book’s publication and 75 years after Fitzgerald’s death? […]

‘Deadline': A seedy reporter is murdered in John Sandford’s latest Virgil Flowers mystery

Book Review October 12, 2014 12:00 AM Share with others: I have to admit I was intrigued when the Post-Gazette’s book review editor handed me a copy of “Deadline” by John Sandford, and said it was perfect for me. Turns out the novel is about a school board that calls […]

‘Lies We Tell Ourselves': A debut novel examines the many levels of bigotry

A stirring portrayal of the fight for integration in the late 1950s, and the toll it took on the high school students responsible for taking the first steps, Robin Talley’s debut novel, “Lies We Tell Ourselves,” tackles the hard topics: the civil rights movement, newly integrated schools in the Deep South, and teens […]

Picoult’s novel examines bonds of people, elephants

New York Times best-selling author Jodi Picoult travels to Pittsburgh for the first time in 10 years to speak at the sold-out Literary Evenings, Monday Night Lecture Series at Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland, on Monday. A Princeton graduate and happily married mother of three young adults, Ms. Picoult has […]

Pennsylvania’s open records officer opens book on her past

HARRISBURG — Most people in the Capitol know Terry Mutchler, the state’s executive director of the Office of Open Records, as someone who crusades for openness and transparency in government, but many years ago Ms. Mutchler led a life with a big secret: A lesbian, she was in the closet and in a […]

‘So We Read On': Maureen Corrigan on why we’ll always love ‘The Great Gatsby’

What is it about “The Great Gatsby,” and its author, F. Scott Fitzgerald, that continues to fascinate and resonate with readers (and large segments of the non-reading public), other writers, filmmakers, and myriad fashion and interior designers, some 90 years after the book’s publication and 75 years after Fitzgerald’s death? […]

‘Deadline': A seedy reporter is murdered in John Sandford’s latest Virgil Flowers mystery

Book Review October 12, 2014 12:00 AM Share with others: I have to admit I was intrigued when the Post-Gazette’s book review editor handed me a copy of “Deadline” by John Sandford, and said it was perfect for me. Turns out the novel is about a school board that calls […]

‘Lies We Tell Ourselves': A debut novel examines the many levels of bigotry

A stirring portrayal of the fight for integration in the late 1950s, and the toll it took on the high school students responsible for taking the first steps, Robin Talley’s debut novel, “Lies We Tell Ourselves,” tackles the hard topics: the civil rights movement, newly integrated schools in the Deep South, and teens […]

‘How to Build a Girl': Caitlin Moran’s first novel echoes her life — or does it?

October 19, 2014 12:00 AM Share with others: Caitlin Moran made a splash in 2012 with the critically acclaimed “How to Be a Woman,” a memoir addressing the feminine mystique with wit and aplomb. Now, Ms. Moran is making her foray into fiction with “How to Build a Girl,” which follows a […]

Picoult’s novel examines bonds of people, elephants

New York Times best-selling author Jodi Picoult travels to Pittsburgh for the first time in 10 years to speak at the sold-out Literary Evenings, Monday Night Lecture Series at Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland, on Monday. A Princeton graduate and happily married mother of three young adults, Ms. Picoult has […]

Pennsylvania’s open records officer opens book on her past

HARRISBURG — Most people in the Capitol know Terry Mutchler, the state’s executive director of the Office of Open Records, as someone who crusades for openness and transparency in government, but many years ago Ms. Mutchler led a life with a big secret: A lesbian, she was in the closet and in a […]

‘So We Read On': Maureen Corrigan on why we’ll always love ‘The Great Gatsby’

What is it about “The Great Gatsby,” and its author, F. Scott Fitzgerald, that continues to fascinate and resonate with readers (and large segments of the non-reading public), other writers, filmmakers, and myriad fashion and interior designers, some 90 years after the book’s publication and 75 years after Fitzgerald’s death? […]

‘Deadline': A seedy reporter is murdered in John Sandford’s latest Virgil Flowers mystery

Book Review October 12, 2014 12:00 AM Share with others: I have to admit I was intrigued when the Post-Gazette’s book review editor handed me a copy of “Deadline” by John Sandford, and said it was perfect for me. Turns out the novel is about a school board that calls […]

‘Lies We Tell Ourselves': A debut novel examines the many levels of bigotry

A stirring portrayal of the fight for integration in the late 1950s, and the toll it took on the high school students responsible for taking the first steps, Robin Talley’s debut novel, “Lies We Tell Ourselves,” tackles the hard topics: the civil rights movement, newly integrated schools in the Deep South, and teens […]

‘How to Build a Girl': Caitlin Moran’s first novel echoes her life — or does it?

October 19, 2014 12:00 AM Share with others: Caitlin Moran made a splash in 2012 with the critically acclaimed “How to Be a Woman,” a memoir addressing the feminine mystique with wit and aplomb. Now, Ms. Moran is making her foray into fiction with “How to Build a Girl,” which follows a […]

Picoult’s novel examines bonds of people, elephants

New York Times best-selling author Jodi Picoult travels to Pittsburgh for the first time in 10 years to speak at the sold-out Literary Evenings, Monday Night Lecture Series at Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland, on Monday. A Princeton graduate and happily married mother of three young adults, Ms. Picoult has […]