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Mr. Tunstall attempts to set the record straight about his legendary captivity in World War II.
Mr. Lange’s latest collection of bizarrely optimistic moments in contemporary shame spirals.
Pittsburgh’s most successful romance writer returns with the second installment of her popular “A Gateway to Love” series.
Ms. Goodman didn’t just study, she lived it out, to create an eye-opening “Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Victorian Life.”
Mr. Mukherjee’s demanding work chronicles unhappy characters in Calcutta. One of the best novels of 2014, it rewards your efforts.
Children can now check out American Girl dolls at nearby libraries, allowing them to learn about both local and American history.
A novel about a triple murder dwells more on the aftermath than the crime.
Joshua Marie Wilkinson and Jen Bervin read their poetry for the University of Pittsburgh’s Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series Thursday.
A club to discuss books with nature themes will hold its first meeting tonight at Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve near Saint Vincent College.
“The Case of the Missing Moonstone” and “Absolutely Truly” take armchair sleuths from 19th-century England to 21st-century New Hampshire.
Lori Jakiela, Trafford-based poet and memoirist, wins City of Asylum/Pittsburgh Prize
The long-standing pop culture convention joins a company that produces big-name events nationwide.
The nonprofit that supports persecuted writers will purchase the former Masonic Hall from the URA for its Alphabet City literary center.
Julian E. Zelizer illustrates how LBJ was able to coax, convince and coerce Congress to vote his way, knowing that time was short.
Hornby’s latest novel is an elegy to 1960s-era London and the world of broadcasting when entire populations would watch the same show.
O’Nan, a prolific novelist who never fails to surprise, has tapped into a deep well of empathy for a member of the writers’ brotherhood.
Saxophonist Ken Vandermark and composer Nate Wooley at Warhol Museum; Napolean biographer Andrew Roberts; Poetry Out Loud Regional Finals.
Virginia novelist is the 2015 winner of the $15,000 Drue Heinz Literature Prize, an award that recognizes a book of short stories.
Lawrence Wright also provides a concise, lucidly told overview of Mideast events since WWII, with side trips into the Old Testament.
Mr. Buwalda’s debut novel is tearing through Europe with great success.
Emily St. John Mandel’s novel about a pandemic that nearly kills everyone is one of the best of 2014.
Ms. Hoag weaves the intensifying plot in “Cold Cold Heart” with the expertise of a master seamstress blind stitching the facts.
Owner of recently remodeled Mystery Lovers Book Shop in Oakmont offers business for sale so she’ll have more time to explore city.
The new book by Steven Brill refers to UPMC as “perhaps the world’s most tough-minded, profit-oriented nonprofit.”
In the second Jake Trent thriller/myster, the well-read outdoors enthusiast goes fishing for trouble in Grand Teton National Park.
Pat DiCesare’s book is a mini-history of Pittsburgh’s pop music scene in the second half of the 20th century.
Dismissing his earlier training in Evangelical Christianity, Bart D. Ehrman also dismisses most of the stories in the Gospels.
Robbins delves deep into the topic of money, touching on the psychology of wealth, what holds people back from financial success.
An interesting, but flawed, study of Lord Byron and his circle of admirers and rivals.
Boris Johnson explores Winston Churchill’s understanding of the importance of leadership branding.
A fun graphic novel that is part Hispanic ’American Graffiti’ and part funny animal story (with cars).
Author Peter Bebergal traces rock ’n’ roll’s fascination with hidden knowledge.
The novel’s fascinating premise about the connection between China’s Cultural Revolution and an alien invasion ends up missing the mark.
A heavy-handed novel about life in Equatorial Guinea that is also deceptively beautiful.
In the second volume of her memoirs, we see that she has had a privileged life for sure, but with pain enough to make a mother weep.
Mark Greengrass writes an informed and engaging account of the disintegration of Christendom’s universalism.
Mr. Thiel, rich from PayPal and Facebook, explains how his theories can be applied for success as an entrepreneur.