Author Simon Van Booy's latest novel tells the story of a single act of kindness, which transcended time and space, to ultimately show how we're all interconnected. Book critic Joan Baum has this review.
Author Anne Farrow will be speaking on Thursday, March 26, 2015, at 6 p.m., at the New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave, Connecticut.
In The Logbooks: Connecticut's Slave Ships and Human Memory, journalist Anne Farrow explores a part of U.S. history that she says we, as a nation, have collectively forgotten. Farrow writes, it's the history of "a labor system that held millions in bondage." At the same time, slavery was an economic machine that generated great wealth for some families and made Connecticut prosperous.
The presidential aspirations of former U.S. Senator Gary Hart of Colorado were destroyed by a sex scandal back in 1987. But Author Matt Bai says that wasn’t the only casualty. Bai is a former chief political correspondent for the New York Times Magazine and a native of Trumbull, Connecticut. In his new book he says the Gary Hart sex scandal led to the decline of journalistic ethics and the rise of tabloid reporting. Book critic Joan Baum has this review.