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From Midlist to Megabestseller: Christina Baker Kline on Selling your First Novel, Maximizing Writers' Conferences and Making a Living While Writing

David Henry Sterry | Posted 09.29.2016 | Books
David Henry Sterry

We are lucky to live in a town called Montclair, New Jersey. We had no idea when we moved here how many amazing writers would live within a stone's th...

'Orphan Train' Author Christina Baker Kline On The Power Of Resilience

Laura Rowley | Posted 03.11.2016 | Fifty
Laura Rowley

On March 22, Christina Baker Kline will emcee the Poets & Writers' annual gala in New York. Kline is the author of five books, including Orphan Train, a New York Times bestseller, which sold more than 2.5 million copies in 38 countries.

5 Books to Take on Vacation

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 05.04.2016 | Books
Lois Alter Mark

One of the things I love most about going on vacation is having the luxury to just sit and read. It can be stressful choosing the right books, though, because there's nothing worse than having time, scenery and a comfy lounge chair -- and a so-so story that doesn't hold your attention.

Cultural & Chartable Catch-Up: April 2014

Jill Lynne | Posted 06.24.2014 | Arts
Jill Lynne

The Cultural & Charitable Catch-Up: April 2014 Text & Photographs © Jill Lynne, 2014 The Society for The Prevention of Cruelty to Children, The O...

Interview With Christina Baker Kline: #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of Orphan Train

Loren Kleinman | Posted 06.18.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

Are you a survivor? "I actually prefer the term 'veteran.' I am a veteran of trauma and many other things."

The Best of 52 Books in 52 Weeks

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 02.20.2014 | Books
Catherine McKenzie

A million years ago I started this project to read 52 bestsellers in 52 weeks. Along the way, I've had a great group of readers reading along with me on Facebook and Goodreads. Recently, I asked them to let me know what their favorite reads this year were, and here are the results.

I Know What You Should Be Reading This Summer: Part Deux

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 08.20.2013 | Books
Catherine McKenzie

If you haven't read this book yet, you are missing something. Like awesome writing and beautiful characters and, yes, the potential of crying in public.

52 books, 52 weeks, Week 17: Riding the Orphan Train

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 06.27.2013 | Books
Catherine McKenzie

What a lovely book. Christina Baker Kline does an impressive job of capturing the voice of not one, but two, very different children.

52 Books, 52 Weeks, Week 16: A River to Come Back To

Catherine McKenzie | Posted 06.22.2013 | Books
Catherine McKenzie

Harrison's book is proof of something that's becoming more and more evident: that quality books can succeed solely through reader -- rather than traditional publisher -- support, these days.