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Bookbits for March 11th, 2011

Awards! The National Book Critics Circle has announced its award winners!  These are invariably excellent books, so I will mention them all.  Biography: How to Live: Or, A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer …

ABC’s Favorite Books of the Year, Part the Fifth

Here you are, another part of the ABC Staff’s Favorite Reads of the past year.  We hope you enjoy reading about what we enjoyed reading the past 12 months, and hopefully we’ll give you some ideas to boot! Only two …

Bookbits for September 17th, 2010

Feastoffun.com had an audio interview with Alison Arngrim (schemestress Nellie on 70s tv-show Little House on the Prairie), who wrote a book about her time on the show called Confessions of a Prairie Bitch.  Thanks Steven for the tip! The …

Read the book before you see… (Part 2)

These other April movies! … Balibo, directed by Robert Connoly, starring Anthony LaPaglia and Oscar Isaac. Loosely based on the book of same name (originally published as Cover-Up) by Jill Jolliffe. Narrated by a journalist investigating the death of 5 …