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Nameless Detective: This time, the case is personal

 

Writer Bill Pronzini has been at his craft since 1966, so he knows his way around a mystery. For years, his protagonist was known only as “The Nameless Detective.” In the past few volumes, however, Nameless has fallen in love, gotten married to a lovely woman named Kerry and has been identified as Bill. Bill lives and works in and around the San Francisco area. He worked alone for years, but has recently taken on a couple of partners.  

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Nothing ordinary about Sissy Spacek: Quitman native opens up about family, career, life

Academy-award winning actress Sissy Spacek grew up just down the road a piece in Quitman. She's been in over two dozen films, has won four New York Film Critics awards, a Golden Globe and has been nominated for a Grammy. But neither the glamorous life she’s lived nor the accolades she’s won could change what she is – a small town girl whose “values were formed in a community where material possessions didn't count for much, relationships were everything, and where waiting for something you wanted could actually be better than having it.”

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Anna Quindlen on what matters

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Anna Quindlen, 60, has spent her career chronicling what it’s like to be a woman. For her sisters of a certain age, the Pulitzer-prize winning author holds a mirror up to our lives in her new book, “Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake.”

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Harkness talks about ‘Shadow of Night’ - Second volume in All Souls Trilogy due July 10

 

Deborah Harkness’ second novel, due to hit shelves next Tuesday, is one of the summer’s most anticipated releases. Her first book, “A Discovery of Witches,” caused quite a buzz after its publication in early 2011.

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‘Jersey Boys’: Almost Too Good To Be True (Oh What A Show!)

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One could be forgiven at the opening of “Jersey Boys” for thinking they’d walked into the wrong theater.

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