In an upcoming book, “The Next Everest” (St. Martin’s), Jim Davidson, an American mountaineer and an author, in some ways follows in the literary trail blazed by Krakauer. He includes now familiar descriptions of a cosmopolitan tribe of experienced and amateur climbers who gather outside tents and in shared kitchens, equipped with G.P.S. devices, satellite phones, and other accoutrements of their trade.
When you think Memorial Day, images of parades and cookouts are likely the first thing to come to mind. Even those that use the day to honor the military for their service and believe they know what the day means will be inspired by the story of a community of newly freed enslaved men, women, and children and loyalists in Charleston, S.C., who came together in 1865 to remember and honor the lives of fallen soldiers after the civil war, an event considered to be one of the first celebrations of what is now called Memorial Day.
The literary world was rocked this week by the death of Shanna Hogan, a popular true-crime author whose tome on the headline-grabbing Jodi Arias case made her a New York Times bestselling author.
Hogan, 38, died on Sept. 1 after she slipped, hit her head and became submerged in a pool at her Phoenix home while swimming with her 14-month-old son, Zander on Aug. 27, her friend and former colleague Kathleen "Katie" Mayer told PEOPLE on Tuesday.
Dixon and Warren Adams are lead producers under their WalkRunFly Productions label along with Lang and Ryan. Sharlene Martin, president of Martin Literary & Media Management, is serving as executive producer.
In The Woman Who Stole Vermeer, to be published later this year, American museum security expert Anthony Amore, alleges it was Dugdale because of her record as a ‘society art thief’ and two ransom notes linked to IRA terrorists.
So who exactly was the upper class, Oxford-educated rebel Rose Dugdale and what triggered her to reject her background so completely?
On the night of St. Patrick’s Day in 1990, Rick Abath was working the overnight shift as a security guard at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.
While the rest of the city drank and partied and drank some more, he and another guard, Randy Hestand, took turns patrolling the empty rooms of what had once been the ostentatious home of a Victorian-era socialite who was really into art.
In his lively third book about art and crime, Amore, the director of security at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, tells the story of a “fiery, bold, and brash” Englishwoman who stole for nationalistic reasons. Bridget Rose Dugdale (b. 1941) is a “true outlier and major figure in the annals of criminal history.”
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According to this tweet, we met in person for the first time on April 23, 2017. 2017???? It feels like it was just yesterday, but in many ways it feels like it was 20 years ago. One Shadow on the Wall was the subject of our conversation in 2017, and today I am THRILLED to chat with you about The Magic in Changing Your Stars.
He was a lead investigator on terrorist Richard Reid, the so-called “Shoe Bomber." He is Director of Security and Chief Investigator at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Now, he is unveiling his new book.
Anthony Amore, who could play the role of Dos Equis' "most interesting man in the world,"
Eleanor Rigby is a graphic novel about a teenage girl who runs away to Seattle to find her missing sister. and must tell stories on the street to survive.
It will be published in the autumn next year. TS Ferguson of Little, Brown/Patterson has signed Valeria Wicker as the artist and her agent, Adria Goetz at Martin Literary Management negotiated the deal.
It’s a story that many in Northeast Ohio are already know. In 1997, Jane Blasio, an Akron woman adopted as a baby, was searching for her birth mother. The investigation led her to McCaysville, Georgia, a small southern town she discovered the disturbing truth.
Blasio and 200 others were taken from their mothers at birth in the 1950s and ’60s and sold illegally on the black market out the back door of a clinic run by Dr. Thomas J. Hicks.