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Updated Mar 25, 2015 at 11:50 AM

As a boy, Michael White was consigned to the “slow group” in school. He seemed to have trouble concentrating.In fact, White — who went on earn a Ph.D. — turned out to be a poet. He had a habit of locking onto objects and focusing on them obsessively, often to the neglect of whatever his teachers wanted him to be doing.That knack, or flaw, served him well in “Travels in Vermeer,” a memoir of his obsession with the 17th-century Dutch painter.

Updated Mar 24, 2015 at 10:31 AM

HONESDALE - Award-winning, internationally known author, Suzanne Fisher Staples, will speak after a buffet-style luncheon, arranged by the Wayne County Public Library on Thursday, April 9th at noon.  The event will be held at...

Updated Mar 19, 2015 at 4:49 PM

WALLENPAUPACK - Years after helping a child discover his voice, Ed Martin is sharing a story of teamwork, ingenuity and success.   

Updated Mar 19, 2015 at 4:36 PM

HAWLEY - Kat & Tom, a music duo best known for their eclectic choice of pop, jazz, contemporary, swing, and favorite standards are slated to perform at the Hawley Public Library’s annual Booklovers’ Bash set for Saturday...

Updated Mar 17, 2015 at 11:09 AM

“Little Black Lies,” by Sandra Block. Grand Central Publishing, New York and Boston, 2015. 352 pages. $15 paperback.

Updated Mar 10, 2015 at 12:22 PM

“It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War” By Lynsey Addario. Penguin Press, New York, 2015. 357 pages. $29.95.

Updated Mar 9, 2015 at 4:00 PM

MILFORD - Belle Reve Senior Living has invited the public to a special book club discussion, focused on the book "Still Alice." Join Belle Reve for this event on Wednesday, March 18 at 2 p.m. "Still...

Updated Mar 2, 2015 at 1:55 PM

“My Sunshine Away” By M.O. Walsh. Amy Einhorn Books, G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 2015. 320 pages. $26.95.

Updated Feb 16, 2015 at 5:51 PM
Updated Feb 12, 2015 at 5:16 PM

While some eager viewers are champing at the bit (or ball gag, as the case may be) for this weekend’s big-screen release of “50 Shades of Grey,” we’re more in the mood for levity than the lash. If the raunch of this...

Updated Feb 12, 2015 at 3:39 PM

“Rizzoli & Isles: Die Again,” by Tess Gerritsen. Ballantine Books, New York, 2014. 330 pages. $27.

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