Posts Tagged ‘Random House’

BOOK BIZ: Suspenseful mountain tale hard to put down

by Lynn Lofton Published: June 7,2013

Tags: Charles Frazier, Nightwoods, Random House

“Nightwoods” is the third novel by author Charles Frazier, who won the National Book Award for the highly acclaimed Cold Mountain. His three books are entirely different, set in different eras, but share the same setting of Frazier’s beloved mountains of North Carolina. Several people have told me they didn’t like Thirteen Moons and/or Nightwoods, […] [...]

Small town life told in stories of family dynamics, gossip, grief

by Lynn Lofton Published: March 22,2013

Tags: Elizabeth Strout, Lynn Lofton, Olive Kitteridge, Random House

“Olive Kitteridge” This book is called a novel in stories. The stories are strung together by Olive Kitteridge with the common thread of taking place in Crosby, Maine, a coastal town that’s quintessentially New England. The town can also be described as hardscrabble and may seem like nowhere perched on the edge of the continent […] [...]

Book Biz: Could an unknown woman have designed the famous Tiffany lamp?

by Lynn Lofton Published: December 18,2011

Tags: Clara and Mr. Tiffany, MBJ Book Biz, Random House, Susan Vreeland

What if a woman had designed the famous Tiffany lamp? Should she choose art over love? Those are some of the questions explored in Susan Vreeland’s latest work of historical fiction about the world of art. Mary Emrick, owner of Turning Pages Books & More in Natchez, is reading and enjoying the book. “It’s pretty […] [...]

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