Gene Hackman's 'suspenseful story' hits the beaches
Gene Hackman made a cameo appearance at BookExpo America 2004 to autograph his new book, Justice for None (St. Martin's Press; June, 2004), along with his co-author Daniel Lenihan. Hackman's 'suspenseful story' (Booklist),which arrived on bookseller's shelves in time for summer beach reading, takes place far from Hollywood in a small town in Illinois. It's 1929, on the eve of the Great Depression...
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Jay Bonansinga, The Sinking of the Eastland.
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Azar Nafisi cites books of humanities and science as bedrock of democracy and freedom.
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The end of the world as we know it.
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Canadian-born blogger, journalist, common copyright activist, and award-winning science fiction author Cory Doctorow introduces his new graphic sci-fi novel, In Real Life, and weighs in on everything from gut flora to gold farming games and the internet.