Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie let out a whoop of joy when her novel Americanah won the National Book Critics Circle's fiction award on Thursday night. The NBCC's awards for books published in 2013 also honored a collection of poems about sexuality and grief, a critical text on using metadata to analyze fiction, a …
For St. Patrick's Day, Eamon Loingsigh, 43, will be celebrating the release of Light of the Diddicoy. His novel introduces the reader to Liam Garrity, who at age 14 travels from Ireland to America on the eve of the 1916 Easter Rising. Garrity gets caught up …
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The 33rd annual Florida Antiquarian Book Fair continues from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Admission is $6, free for children under 12 and students with ID; free parking. For information, go to floridabooksellers.com.
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Latvala has been a political fixture in the bay area, serving as a Pinellas County commissioner since 2000. Latvala was also a member of the Pinellas County School Board from 1992 to 2000. However, the moderate Republican from Palm Harbor recently announced she will not …
Books within books
In historical fiction and memoir, these new books mirror other great literary works.
Journalist T.D. Allman (Finding Florida: The True History of the Sunshine State) will sign his book of history at 2 p.m. March 9 at Inkwood Books, 216 S Armenia Ave., Tampa.
About 50 pages into Jeff VanderMeer's new novel, Annihilation, I felt the onset of a panic attack. Annihilation is successfully creepy, an old-style gothic horror novel set in a not-too-distant future. The best bits turn your mind inside out.
Most of the time, author Stephen King stays low key while enjoying his winter home in Casey Key. But he'll be signing his latest giant bestseller, Doctor Sleep, the satisfyingly scary sequel to The Shining, at 4 p.m. on March 16 at Bookstore1Sarasota, 1359 Main St., Sarasota. Fans must have a ticket to …