A vivid tale of a monstrous kidnapper of children is a feat of the imagination.
Jim Rugg's "Supermag" is a gorgeous anthology of stylistically diverse comic drawings; Muse Stand beefs up Bloomfield.
Say what? Thomas Fleming stakes out a touchy position in "A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War."
For "Super Boys," author Brad Ricca spent years looking into the largely buried lives of fellow Clevelanders Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
Appalachian jamboree Stills in the Hills at Seven Springs, Unseam'd Shakespeare's "The Tempest" and Toby Keith highlight the weekend.
John Hospodka's work uses audio and video as well as words to explore a tough Chicago neighborhood.
Former Boston newspaperman Larry Tye tugged on Superman's cape and wrote a comprehensive bio of the hero marking his diamond anniversary.
Becca Lerman, 18, of Point Breeze has provided elementary schools with voice recordings of books to help improve literacy.
Huang Xiang, a multi-nominee for the Nobel Prize in literature, will perform his poetry at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.
Exiled Voices of China and Tibet was produced by City of Asylum of Pittsburgh and featured blind lawyer Chen Guangcheng among others.
Summer reading presents a 92-day opportunity to experiment with genres outside your usual book list.
Charles Moore's authorized biography of the British prime minister is fair play all around.
The third annual Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival wraps, poet Huang Xiang performs and Kenny G takes the stage.
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Plus: Note the new date (June 12) for Dan Rooney and Carol Peterson's book-signing event for "Allegheny City," their history of North Side.
Pittsburgh readers know him as the author of the brilliant "American Rust," set in the Mon Valley. He treats Texas with equal grace.