The Restaurant Critic's Wife

The Restaurant Critic’s Wife Based on Real Life

December 1, 2015 8:08 am By

The Restaurant Critic's Wife, Elizabeth LaBan, Lake Union/Amazon--THE RESTAURANT CRITIC'S WIFE is a charming portrait of the complexities of life that many women face when dealing with their marriages, their children, their friendships, and their careers.

A Backpack, A Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka

November 1, 2015 1:01 am By

A Backpack, A Bear and Eight Crates of Vodka, Lev Golinkin, Anchor Books--When Lev Golinkin and his Jewish family escaped the Russian-dominated eastern Ukraine city of Kharkov in 1990, they were allowed to take only a few possessions. Nine-year-old Lev chose to take his stuffed bear and a backpack.

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Who Are We in Love and War?

August 31, 2015 6:48 pm By

The Nightingale, Kristin Hannah, St. Martins Press -- New York Times bestselling author Kristin Hannah’s latest novel, THE NIGHTINGALE (St. Martin's Press), has been on all major bestseller lists including the Times for more than six months. TriStar Pictures has now optioned the film rights.

The Girl in the Torch by Robert Sharenow

A&E/Lifetime VP Sharenow Lives Double Life as an Author

May 30, 2015 11:57 am By

Audio interview: THE GIRL IN THE TORCH (Balzer & Bray/HarperCollins, May 2015)-- Robert Sharenow lives two dramatically distinct lives as the author of young adult historical novels, and also an Emmy award-winning television producer and Executive VP of Lifetime and A&E Television Networks.