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For me, it started in San Francisco — probably a mix of that gloriously extroverted city combined with my 23-year-old new-drinker self.
The author and illustrator of “Sam and Dave Dig a Hole” will speak at the Carnegie Library Lecture Hall in Oakland.
Lisa L. Kirchner offers funny, brilliant insights on the challenges of conducting business as a woman in a Muslim country.
The author of the successful memoir “How to Be a Woman“ makes her foray into fiction, with the crude and rude juxtaposed with pretty prose.
The creator of “Girls” has “a keen interest in having it all.” She wants her essays to be “hopeful dispatches from the front lines.”
Author Jodi Picoult to speak at the Carnegie Music Hall as part of the Literary Evenings, Monday Night Lectures Series.
Terry Mutchler has written a book exploring a past love kept under wraps, and the larger issue of gay marriage in America.
The well-known book critic delves into what is it about “The Great Gatsby” and F. Scott Fitzgerald that continues to fascinate.
“Deadline” marks the eighth book in a series featuring Virgil Flowers, an agent with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
Robin Talley’s novel follows two high school senior girls on opposite sides of the integration battle -- a must-read book for 2014.
The writer, who grew up in Pittsburgh, will be part of the Gaultier Symposium on Community-Engaged Teaching and Research.
Modiano a French author known for his meditations on youth and identity in a Paris shaped by World War II.
With "Lila," Marilynne Robinson completes her ambitious Gilead trilogy.
CCAC promotes reading and talking about the 1953 Ray Bradbury novel.
Mr. Winchester comes to town Monday for a Literary Evening at Carnegie Music Hall, Oakland.
You could say that Book Three of the Century Trilogy is a refresher course in recent world history.
Matthew Thomas' work is not a sweeping multi-generational saga of a dynastic family. It’s a portrait of one Irish-American family.
Ms. Ackerman delivers a remarkable page-turner that presents a series of possible futures that are being created today.
Author Robert Edsel, the Moth StorySLAM, Washington Symphony Orchestra, New Yorker classical music critic Alex Ross, Art on Tap and more.
Author Sam Fromartz masters handcrafted bread-making and shares stories and techniques with the home cook in a new book.
Kent Nelson, winner of the 2014 Drue Heinz Prize for Literature, gives a free reading Thursday night at the National Aviary.
Hilary Mantel’s new collection of fiction includes one rather controversial story ...
Adam Hochschild, NoViolet Bulawayo, Joshua Marie Wilkinson, Jen Bervin, Jennifer Clement and Peter Hessler will appear this season.
Mr. McEwan’s latest novel, about a judge deciding if a boy must receive medical treatment over his religious parents’ wishes, feels forced.
“The Fall of Gary Hart and the Rise of Tabloid Politics” serves as a reminder of the tricks memory can play on us.
Guitarist George Benson pens an illuminating autobiography rich in Pittsburgh history and music.
Director Martin Scorsese and documentarian David Tedeschi examine 50 years of the New York Review of Books in an HBO documentary.
Released 75 years ago, “Gone With the Wind” drew complaints about decency and racism, but it still was wildly successful.
Pittsburgh native and poet Lucie Brock-Broido will speak Thursday night in the Frick Fine Arts auditorium.