Lakewood PD: Victim burned in reported
Asbury Park PressLakewood PD: Victim burned in reported electrical box explosionAsbury Park PressA victim sustained a burn injury when an electrical box exploded, a Lakewood police lieutenant said Wednesday. The unnamed victim was hurt at 1985 Rutgers University Blvd. around 4:10 p.m., said Lt. James Finnegan. Emgee Stone, a stone retailer and ...
Posted on 25 January 2017 | 1:56 pm
Sorry, But Speed Reading Won't Help You Read
WIREDSorry, But Speed Reading Won't Help You Read MoreWIREDKnowledge of language expands through exposure to structures we do not already know. That may mean encountering unfamiliar words or familiar words used in novel ways. It may mean reading P. D. James, E. L. James, and Henry James because their use ...
Posted on 24 January 2017 | 8:14 am
February events at the Abbot Public Library
February events at the Abbot Public LibraryWicked Local MarbleheadDr. Ann McGreevy, an avid fan of this genre, will lead the discussion of books on the Roosevelts, P.D. James, the Wyeth Family and others, as well as some stunning picture books on biography. Bring your own favorite memoir, biography or autobiography ...
Posted on 23 January 2017 | 10:11 am
North-East-based author of novels which
The Northern Echo (registration)North-East-based author of novels which spawned TV's 'Vera' and 'Shetland' awarded Diamond DaggerThe Northern Echo (registration)... she was inducted into the CWA Crime Thriller Awards Hall of Fame. She will be presented with the Diamond Dagger at the CWA's awards ceremony, in London, on October 26. Previous winners include PD James, John Le Carre, Dick Francis, Ruth Rendell, ...
Posted on 23 January 2017 | 7:45 am
Revealed: A secret weapon to combat
Philly.comRevealed: A secret weapon to combat treadmill tediumPhilly.comThank you John Sandford, James Lee Burke, Michael Connelly, P.D. James, Lee Child, Alan Furst, Tana French, Patricia Cornwell, Stephen King, and John Grisham. I am 77 years old and in excellent physical condition, according to my physician. This would ...
Posted on 21 January 2017 | 1:00 am
Create the hero you can live with
P.D. James delves at length on the detective character she created and the books she wrote, says Sudhamahi Regunathan
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 6:08 am
'The Only Ones' Puts A Heartbreaking
Veteran rock critic Carola Dibbell ventures into fiction with The Only Ones, a tale of an unconventional family in post-pandemic America. Critic Jason Heller says calls it "heartbreakingly beautiful."
Posted on 19 March 2015 | 7:24 am
Jane Austen fans never let the story end
"Prom and Prejudice," "Prada and Prejudice," "Spies and Prejudice" — there are now more than 200 prequels, sequels and adaptations for Austen's classic love story.
Posted on 17 March 2015 | 11:10 am
Ellis Peters and the George Felse
Secondly, of the mystery writers of her era, I would say that Edith’s powers of prose writing and vivid descriptions was second only to P.D. James when it came to British crime fiction. You can learn a lot about how to write beautiful prose by reading ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 8:06 pm
Lecture preview: Canadian author Louise
I didn’t want someone who was glum and at war with himself,” said the 57-year-old author, Canada’s P.D. James. “I knew immediately that this was the template for my main character. Very few people get gray in their hair without being through ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 2:04 pm
'In the Dark Places,' A Conversation with
Years ago, P.D. James commented on the "Golden Age" of mystery novels, and talked about how everything was set up by the conclusion and how all the ends were neatly tied in a tidy package. The difference now is that's not always the case. Today ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 10:51 pm
Author Penny says choices we make swing
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is a literary descendant of Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot and P.D. James' Adam Dalgliesh, cultured and erudite, reflective but strong when necessary. A good character is useless without compelling stories. Penny's Three ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 9:07 am
I tried a TV remote but ringing for a
On September 9, the Queen becomes Britain’s longest-reigning monarch. But how well do we really know the Windsors? THOMAS BLAIKIE reveals some surprisingly informal anecdotes he has gathered from private sources close to the Royal Family... The Queen was ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 1:25 pm