Wednesday, January 28, 2004

MEENA in Boston

Melody Chavis will talk about and read from MEENA: HEROINE OF AFGHANISTAN in the Boston area from February 11 until February 13. The latest info:

Wednesday, February 11th, The Harvard Coop Bookstore, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA, 7 PM. (617-499-2000)

Thursday, February 12th, The Odyssey Bookshop, The Village Commons, South Hadley, MA, 7 PM. (413-534-7307)

Friday, February 13th, The Cambridge Insight Meditation Center, 331 Broadway, Cambridge, MA, 7 PM. (617-791-0504 or

Tuesday, January 27, 2004

"Mystic River" goes for the gold

Just 36 hours after both Sean Penn and Tim Robbins won Golden Globes for their work in Clint Eastwood's film adaptation of Dennis Lehane's MYSTIC RIVER, the film received six Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Director (Eastwood), Best Actor (Penn), Best Supporting Actor (Robbins), Best Supporting Actress (Marcia Gay Harden), and Best Adapted Screenplay (Brian Helgeland). Congratulations to all!

Tuesday, January 13, 2004

Hadassah Book Club picks SEVEN BLESSINGS

Hadassah, a women's organization with over 300,000 members nationwide, has picked Ruchama King's SEVEN BLESSINGS as one of the eight books for their book club this year. The book club has 700 chapters; they'll also be reading books by Jonathan Safran Foer and Alan Dershowitz.

Thursday, January 08, 2004

More foreign sales of IMPROBABLE

No one thought it was unlikely to happen, but we're all very excited that Adam Fawer's IMPROBABLE has already been sold in Japan, Germany, and the Netherlands.