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Pat Conroy

Fear Is the Common Denominator

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 03.30.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

When it comes to fiction, the most frightening depictions are those describing events that could really happen. Those situations resonate deeply because, unlike paranormal experiences, they fall within the realm of possibility.

THE DEATH OF SANTINI Is a Journey Into Darkness

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 02.16.2014 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Book Review Jackie K Cooper ...

The Life of Blush Author, Harvey Helms

Michealene Cristini Risley | Posted 09.02.2012 | Books
Michealene Cristini Risley

One of my all-time favorite authors is Pat Conroy. From his exquisite writing I learned the rhythm of the tides and of the shallow marshes of the sout...

In Praise of the Author Crush

Stephanie Vanderslice | Posted 08.13.2012 | Books
Stephanie Vanderslice

It seems to be all about the crush these days -- man crushes, chick crushes, book crushes. When readers talk about their literary crushes, most are referring to characters in fiction. But when I casually mentioned my longtime infatuation with author Charles Baxter, it seemed to strike a chord.

Books I've Loved and Lost

Allison Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Allison Hill

Will printed books cease to exist? I honestly don't know the answer. But I know that I miss the books I've lost along the way, the physical books with their notes, underlinings and associations.

My Reading Life: The Scales Have Fallen From My Eyes

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

The power and draw of Pat Conroy remains, but with limitations. My Reading Life has opened me up to his faults -- things which I did not want to see in the past or which were not as blatant.

Pat Conroy's Memoir

AP | KIM CURTIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"My Reading Life" (Doubleday, $25), by Pat Conroy: Best-selling novelist Pat Conroy doesn't just love books, he devours them. He doesn't just visit li...

eBooks: Pat Conroy's Bestsellers Released By Open Road

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Pat Conroy says he knows so little about e-books that he didn't realize his work could be downloaded until a fan showed him during a ...

Andrew Wylie eBooks: The Literary Agent Will Publish Updike, Bellow, Roth And Others Through Amazon

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — It's war between Random House Inc. and a top literacy agency. Random House, the country's leading trade publisher, announced Thursda...

Author And Citadel Graduate Pat Conroy Sent Shannon Faulkner To College (VIDEO)

abcnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Shannon Faulkner, the first woman to be admitted to the Citadel Military College, told Good Morning America today that her education was funded by aut...

Stephen Rubin: New President Of Henry Holt

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Finally, some news from the publishing world's revolving door: Macmillan announced this Tuesday that Stephen Rubin, former publisher at Doubleday, wil...

Fun Down South in Charleston

Wendy Diamond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Diamond

If you ever wondered where the first American museum was built, where the U.S. Constitution was ratified or even where The Notebook was filmed, Charleston, South Carolina has got you covered!