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A Look Back at Nobel Prize Winner Svetlana Alexievich’s ‘Voices From Chernobyl’

Svetlana Alexievich

Alexievich’s art is in choosing and arranging, giving shape to the collected mass of material. Read More »

Book Review ‘Summer’s World’ by Summer McKenzie: The Reality of Incarceration from a Child’s Perspective

Summer's World

"Summer's World" by Summer McKenzie does something few books can do: intrude its way into your mind for days. Read More »

Interview with J.J. Sherwood, Author of ‘Kings or Pawns’


My characters are very difficult individuals. From the moment I begin developing them, they take over entirely and, as I have very character-driven stories, they call all the shots. Read More »

Interview with Stephen Caputi, Author of ‘I Should Have Stayed in Morocco’


Interview with Stephen Caputi author of "I Should Have Stayed In Morocco": "Trust …doesn't have to be treated like its a four letter word." Read More »

Book Review: ‘The God’s Eye View,’ A Political Conspiracy Thriller by Barry Eisler


A conspiracy of sinister and dangerous proportions will keep you riveted when reading "The God’s Eye View" by Barry Eisler. Read More »

Flash Fiction: Boy


When he was born the midwife dropped Boy on his head. He was baptized privately; no one was ever told his name. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Appearance of Annie Van Sinderen’, A Paranormal Mystery by Katherine Howe


In "The Appearance of Anne Van Sinderen" Katherine Howe has given us a paranormal mystery and love story of emotive and serendipitous proportions. Her characters are just the right mix of mystery and heart to draw you into their lives. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Insanity by Increments: Stories’ by Alaric Cabiling


"Insanity by Increments" by Albric Cabiling is quite engrossing, he does a brilliant job of getting into your head and delivering powerful story lines. Read More »

Book Tour – ‘Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink’ by Elvis Costello

Elvis Costello in DC

Promoting his new memoir, "Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink", Elvis Costello entertained DC area fans with anecdotes, jokes, and music. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Eighth Wonder: The Thomas Bethune Story, A Novel’ by A. M. Cal

A.M. Cal

"Eighth Wonder: The Thomas Bethune Story" is a fictionalized account of the life of the musical savant and slave who astounded his masters and became the first African American to perform at The White House. Read More »