New Books 9/18/17

There’s a special comfort in curling up in your favorite reading spot with an author that you are very familiar with.  It’s like sitting down with a good friend to catch up on what’s going on.  This week’s list includes several authors that have written a large number of books and may be favorites of […]

New Books 9/11/17

Fictional investigations from various centuries and various countries and a true-life investigation into the threat of earthquakes in America are included in this list which rounds out with a Pulitzer-Prize winner and a couple of “how-tos.” The Burning Girl by Claire Messud Two lifelong friends find their relationship tested as their paths diverge during adolescence […]

New Books 9/4/17

There’s no shortage of thrillers this week including the next-to-the-last letter mystery by Sue Grafton, the latest medical mystery by Robin Cook, and a British mystery that is one of Wall Street Journal’s 10 Best Mysteries of the Year. The Accomplished Guest by Ann Beattie A collection of stories set along America’s East Coast and […]

2017 Pulitzer Prizewinners in Literature

The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States. It was established in 1917 by provisions in the will of American (Hungarian-born) Joseph Pulitzer who had made his fortune as a newspaper publisher.  It is administered by Columbia University in New York City.  Prizes are awarded yearly in twenty-one categories. In twenty of the categories, each […]