Juan Diego Guerrero misses his nightmares.
When we caught up with Bastianich, renowned chef, restaurateur and host of the PBS show Lidia's Italy, she talked about her new book and her memories of cooking for her children (Joe Bastianich and Tanya Manuali) when they were small. "I think I always …
Books about authors
These books take different tacks on the wit and wisdom of well-known writers.
Lauren Groff (Fates and Furies) will discuss and sign her novel, a finalist for the National Book Award, at 2 p.m. today at Oxford Exchange, 420 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. For reservations, go to oxfordexchange.com.
"I'm done with Tampa," Dennis Lehane says.
If you've read much about Tampa's history of organized crime, you know it's a pretty grim business. Dennis Lehane has given the city a fictional gangster with style, a guy who can rock evening clothes, whip out a line of fast patter in any situation and gracefully walk the tightrope between the worst kind of …
The characters in A Spool of Blue Thread look like the same Baltimore family members we've socialized with for 50 years in Anne Tyler's fiction. In fact, everything about her new novel — from its needlepointed title to its arthritic plot — sounds worn-out.
Spotte, a renowned marine biologist who has helped lead aquariums and research facilities from New York to the Bering Sea to the Amazon basin of Ecuador and Brazil, has a new memoir, My Watery Self, that, of course, highlights life underwater. However, it's …
The inaugural SunLit Festival, an eclectic celebration of St. Petersburg's literary scene, continues this week. All events are in St. Petersburg, and admission is free unless otherwise noted. Learn more at sunlitfestival.org.
Rites of spring
With spring training under way, here are three very different books about baseball.