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Wally Lamb

How Long Does a Novel Take to Write?

Holly Robinson | Posted 07.20.2014 | Books
Holly Robinson

I binged this past weekend. Not on reality TV or chocolate or martinis, but on writing. I booked a cheap off-season condo in Maine and wrote 17,822 words.

Convicted Killer Released After 27 Years

AP | Posted 11.15.2013 | Crime

EAST LYME, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman who spent 27 years in prison for the murder of a pregnant woman was released Friday — four years early...

Prison Reverses Ban On Bestselling Novel

AP | SUSAN HAIGH | Posted 10.23.2013 | Books

HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut's Department of Correction on Thursday reversed its decision to remove a 21-year-old novel written by internationa...

Free eBook Excerpts!

AP | Posted 07.13.2013 | Books

NEW YORK — Upcoming novels by Sue Grafton, Elizabeth Gilbert and Wally Lamb are among 40 fall and winter releases excerpted in a free e-book. "Bu...

Required Reading: Devastatingly Sad Books

flavorwire.com | Posted 07.12.2011 | Books

We’re the first to admit that, sometimes, the best cure for a hard week, a long day or just a rainy weekend is a really sad book....

Books to Get Me in the Christmas Mood (While the Cookies Burn)

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Christmas is coming and all of our family Christmas books have been brought down from the attic.

Bidding Farewell to Accidental Books

Sophia Dembling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Sophia Dembling

Accidental books are books we might not have chosen given unlimited choice, but also don't mind reading when they fall in our path.

Reading In Public: Not Everybody's Reading The Top Of The Bestseller List (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz and Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Reading books in public makes a statement, we think, about how someone feels about a particular work. It usually means someone is engaged enough that ...

New Books Ring Out the Ghosts of Christmas Past

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Augusten Burroughs' You Better Not Cry, Wally Lamb's Wishin' and Hopin', and John Mortimer's posthumous releases in A Rumpole Christmas all pop a cork of nostalgia for times gone by.

The Future of Publishing: 10 Predictions Plus 2

Laurence Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Laurence Hughes

I had hoped to be out in front of the pack with some pithy prophecies of my own, but the holidays got in the way. Turns out the only thing I'm better at than prognostication is procrastination.