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“The Christmas Train” Is Going to Be Hallmark’s Best Holiday Movie Ever

Featuring what is definitely Hallmark’s most wonderful cast to date — Dermot Mulroney, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Joan Cusack and Danny Glover — The Christmas Train is based on David Baldacci’s best-selling novel of the same name. Dermot stars as a jaded journalist named Tom who is traveling by train from Washington, D.C., to Los Angeles. Along […]

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Harlan Coben named on list of Most Binge-Worthy Authors of All Time

Harlan Coben’s addictive crime novels—he has around 27 out so far—keep readers on the edge of their seat. Get ready for twists, turns, reversals, and you’d-never-guess-it plot twists. His thrillers are virtuoso mysteries that expose the dark side of familiar settings. Prepare yourself for relatable characters, crackling prose, and shocking endings. Coben’s popular Myron Bolitar […]

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The Classic Q&A: Philip Caputo

A Rumor of War, Philip Caputo’s searing personal account of his time as a Marine in Vietnam, celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, in time for PBS’s formidable 18-hour documentary, The Vietnam War (Caputo is featured in the series). The book was published just two years after the fall of Saigon, a time when Vietnam was […]

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David Baldacci gets Lifetime Achievement Award from Library of Virginia

Best-selling author David Baldacci will receive this year’s Literary Lifetime Achievement Award from the Library of Virginia. The award, which recognizes outstanding and long-lasting contributions to literature by an author with Virginia ties, will be given at the library’s Literary Awards Celebration in October. Baldacci, a native Virginian, has published 33 novels for adults and […]

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Philip Caputo Discusses THE RUMOR OF WAR with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

Acclaimed filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick will premiere The Vietnam War, their latest documentary epic, on WOSU TV September 17th at 8pm. They join us to discuss the film, challenges faced during production, and the timeliness of this particular retrospective today. Later, author and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Philip Caputo adds to the conversation by looking […]

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The New York Times Review for DON’T LET GO by Harlan Coben

Harlan Coben is a folk poet of the suburbs and his well-tuned new mystery, DON’T LET GO (Dutton, $28), shows why. The plot reaches back to the 1950s, when the nice little town of Westbridge, like so many other nice little towns all across America, had its very own Nike missile base. The Conspiracy Club, […]

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NBC Buys Supreme Court Drama based on THE OUTSIDER by Anthony Franze

Written/executive produced by Rose, The Outsider is a legal thriller set in the powerful but often secretive world of the Supreme Court as seen through the eyes of their clerks, the young twentysomethings who struggle to balance their messy personal lives against the incredible demands of their jobs. When a street savvy public defender is suddenly […]

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USA Today Review for THE FIX by David Baldacci

There are a handful of suspense writers whom readers can count on to deliver satisfying genre thrills in book after book: Lee Child, John Sanford, Michael Connolly, and David Baldacci chief among them.

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