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AI android tale latest subject of award-winning author’s writing

IAN McEwan is fascinated by artificial intelligence. His new novel, “Machines Like Me,” features a lifelike android with access to all human knowledge who writes haiku poetry. In real life, the Booker ...

May 5, 2019, Sunday


Monstrous author goes bananas

YOU have to hand it to actor Matthew Gray Gubler: When he goes, he goes all-in. That’s whether he’s chasing serial killers on CBS’ “Criminal Minds” or putting the word out about his new children’s book. To ...

April 21, 2019, Sunday


If poetry is food for her heart, flesh is her favorite appetizer

There is always something special in the bond between a daughter and father....

April 14, 2019, Sunday


Marooned, mendacious, murderous

AFTER four well-received novels about LAPD homicide cop Elouise “Lou” Norton, Rachel Howzell Hall confidently delivers a highly entertaining stand-alone that pays homage to Agatha Christie while finding ...

April 14, 2019, Sunday


Lopez goes beyond the ‘Horizon’

PART travel journal, part history, part science lecture, part autobiography and completely unique, “Horizon” feels like the crowning achievement of Barry Lopez’s career. Fans of his National Book Award-winning ...

March 31, 2019, Sunday


‘Spearhead’ is a gripping WWII tale

WITH his two previous books, journalist Adam Makos established himself as a meticulous researcher who’s equally adept at spinning a good, old-fashioned yarn. In “Spearhead,” he doesn’t venture far from ...

March 31, 2019, Sunday


Rocky road ahead for ‘The Liar’s Child’

YOUNG Cassie and her 5-year-old brother, Boon, live at the Paradise apartments near North Carolina’s Outer Banks and are dealing with a broken home. Their mom left them with their father, who doesn’t ...

March 31, 2019, Sunday


The dark side of a shining talent

PLAYING two of the greatest female roles ever offered in film — Scarlett O’Hara in “Gone with the Wind” and Blanche DuBois in “A Streetcar Named Desire” — has guaranteed actress Vivien Leigh a place in ...

March 17, 2019, Sunday


An epic journey into a fantastic realm

MARLON James’s “Black Leopard, Red Wolf” is a serpentine, epic tale set in a fantastic realm of evil monsters, villains and flawed heroes. At its center is a quest for a boy, a child we know is dead from ...

March 17, 2019, Sunday


Gardner digs up gold in new thriller

WHAT seems like a slam-dunk case turns into something mysterious in Lisa Gardner’s latest featuring Boston Detective D.D. Warren. The police receive a report of shots fired inside a home, and when they ...

March 10, 2019, Sunday




 

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