Pittsburgh’s indie-bookstore revival continues

Pittsburgh’s indie-bookstore revival continues

“The idea that independently owned bookstores are a thing of the past has been way overestimated.”

Jay D. Aronson’s new book Who Owns the Dead?: The Science and Politics of Death at Ground Zero explores the ethical frontiers of DNA identification of bodily remains

“I tend to side with some of the people who are not overly interested in recovering remains.”

Children’s-book author depicts little-known African-American historical role model

Shana Keller’s Tick Tock is about Benjamin Banneker

Historian Douglas Brinkley talks about Franklin Roosevelt’s environmental ethic

“They were the symbol of life, trees, for FDR.”

Marc Nieson’s School House: Lessons on Love and Landscape

The memoir is admirably soul-searching but not well written

Local poet Yona Harvey is tapped to write for Marvel Comics’ Black Panther series

‟I think my poetry skills helped with the voice and characterization.”

P-G reporter Paula Reed Ward’s first book tackles a notorious local murder

Death by Cyanide tells a true-crime story about a 2013 homicide

Author Irina Reyn on The Imperial Wife and the immigrant experience

“What I love about fiction is the ability to make history both accessible and relevant.”

A conversation with novelist Alice Hoffman

“I write at a very emotional, almost subconscious level.”

Journalist and author Sam Quinones on the opioid epidemic

“It needed to be brought together in a coherent narrative.”

A Conversation with Clare Beams

Local author discusses her debut story collection



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