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Nov 29, 2013 3:02pm
THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF THE JFK ASSASSINATIONBy Lamar Waldron (Counterpoint, Published Nov. 22)The...
<p>Congresswoman Dina Titus, her book Bombs in the Backyard, and Atomic Liquors co-owner Derek Stonebarger.</p>


Updated: Nov 27, 2013 4:07pm
More than 25 years ago, a young UNLV academic wrote what has become an important book on...


Nov 06, 2013 4:52pm
If Bob Forrest were a fictional character, he’d be a beautiful loser: a drug-and-booze...
<p>In a book festival pre-event, Las Vegas writers, edited by panel moderator and former CityLife editor Scott Dickensheets, talk about books and writing on Thursday, Oct. 24. The nine writers contributed to an anthology looking at the many meanings of &amp;#8220;progress&amp;#8221; in a city that embodies it. This year&amp;#8217;s volume features writers Aurora Brackett, Henry Brean, Geoff Carter, Abigail Goldman, John Katsilometes, Rena Mason, Kris Saknussemm, Sarah Jane Woodall and Douglas Unger.</p>


Oct 31, 2013 7:48am
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Review: ‘Scatter, Adapt and Remember’ asks if we can survive the worst

Jul 03, 2013 4:52pm
In last year’s Why Does the World Exist? Jim Holt asked an essential existential question. Examining physics and philosophy, he managed to maintain an atheist’s dubiety while unfolding a scenario...

Three new fellows for BMI

Jul 03, 2013 4:36pm
The Black Mountain Institute has reloaded its roster of fellowshipping authors. Befitting its international leanings, one is a Syrian poet and translator, one has lived in and written unsparingly...

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Jun 26, 2013 10:23pm
There must be nights when Dayvid Figler has no idea what to write about, right? It happens to every writer at some point. There’s that great white space that needs filling, and you’ve already plumbed...

Miami vice: Carl Hiaasen takes on corrupt Florida docs

Updated: Jul 03, 2013 2:43pm
Carl Hiaasen is the best kind of reporter and novelist. He cuts to the heart of an issue quickly, illuminating the corrupt, absurd and twisted products of human greed and stupidity. And Hiassen does...

RTMFA: Dan Savage’s new book

Jun 12, 2013 5:02pm
If you can’t get enough Savage Love — the bawdy, frank sex/advice column in this very publication — or its author, Dan Savage, peep his new tome: American Savage: Insights, Slights, and Fights On...

P Moss scores NY Book Festival honor

Jun 12, 2013 4:55pm
A bookish high five to P Moss, local bar owner (Double Down Saloon, Frankie’s Tiki Bar) and fictionista (Blue Vegas, Vegas Knockout). Vegas Knockout, his novel-in-stories — following a cross-section...

Reviews: The Detroit story

Jun 05, 2013 5:03pm
A case can be made that every city, to paraphrase Bob Dylan, not busy being born is busy dying, but no American city has been more busy dying for at least four decades than Detroit — a city left so...

Moss’ enchanted tiki book

Jun 05, 2013 4:30pm
P Moss seems to write more books than all of James Patterson’s co-authors combined. On July 1, he drops his third book, Liquid Vacation (Stephens Press), which explores local tiki culture and offers...

Review: The best pieces in David Sedaris’ uneven new collection mix some grit with the grins

Updated: May 22, 2013 5:17pm
David Sedaris has spent the last 20 years trying to make his readers laugh in print, on the radio (his work has regularly been featured on This American Life), and in person, Sedaris being that rare...

Trash Fiction Corner: Dan Brown’s ‘The Inferno’

May 22, 2013 5:03pm
THE BOOK: Inferno, by Dan Brown, Doubleday, 480 pagesBEST-SELLER STATUS: Since it was released just last week, it wasn’t reflected in the New York Times best-seller list as of press time. But come on...