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Orlando Arts BlogUCF professor Peter Telep has written nearly 40 books, but is under no illusion about his celebrity status. “I always tell my students I’m the hardest-working writer you’ve never heard of,” he says with a laugh. “Forty...
Jacket CopyThe big news for the Tom Clancy brotherhood was the return of the Jack Ryans, father and son, last December in "Dead or Alive" -- until then, the Ryan saga hadn’t made an appearance since 2003’s "The Teeth of the......
How does an author of seriously literary fiction discover one of his books was owned by Bernie Madoff, the investor who defrauded his clients of billions of dollars? He sees it listed in an auction on EBay. That's how Rick Moody came to know that Madoff's...
Tags: Caleb Carr, Authors, eBay Inc., Lord Byron, Rick Moody
In Tom Clancy’s novel “The Hunt for Red October,” the American and Russian submarines are charging toward each other trying to avoid a runaway torpedo. The American captain says that in a game of chicken, the hard part is knowing when to...
“The Man Who Can’t Miss” and “Author of the Year” James Patterson has sold over 260 million books worldwide. Writing novels from middle grade level to adult detective novels, Patterson even has movie deals on his novels. He...
In a database with a lot of numbers, this one jumped out: $55,000. How on earth could a condo at the prestigious Ritz-Carlton Residences – where author Tom Clancy owns a sprawling multimillion-dollar penthouse – have an assessed value that...
Tags: Silo Point, Mystery (genre), Inner Harbor
Neil Travis Film editor earned Oscar for 'Dances With Wolves' Film editor Neil Travis, 75, who received an Academy Award for his work on the 1990 film "Dances With Wolves" and an Emmy for the 1977 miniseries "Roots," died March 28 at his home in...
Thank you, "Mass Effect 3." The year's first blockbuster has whet our appetites for an incredible slate of high-end releases and potential sleeper hits due in the coming months. And "Game Cache," b's new gaming blog, will be all over them. We'll be...
When the city sends Tom Clancy his property tax bill, finance officials might want to tuck in a thank-you note. The multimillionaire novelist's supersized digs at the Ritz-Carlton Residences along the Inner Harbor have by far the highest tax payment of...
Special to Tribune Newspapers"Locked On" comes to us as the latest production out of the Tom Clancy studio of researchers and assistants. He wrote this one with an intelligence studies wonk (or so Mark Greaney's bio on the book flap would attest) with firearms and combat training...
The Affair A Reacher Novel Lee Child Delacorte Press, $28 Knuckle-busting crime-solver Jack Reacher returns with a story from his early years involving a murder near a military base and how he became a maverick hero. After the Apocalypse Stories...
Cultural criticDerring-do and deadly attacks are the elements that make his books bestsellers, but there's nothing Brad Thor likes better than sitting down with a good book. The author, a Chicago native who still lives here, has simple advice for those who aspire to...
Tags: Julia Keller
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