Browsing: Local Interest

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Start reading Almost Missed You by Jessica Strawser…

By day, Jessica Strawser — a Pittsburgh native — is the Editorial Director of Writer’s Digest magazine, North America’s leading publication for aspiring and working writers since 1920. By night, she is a fiction writer with a debut novel, Almost Missed You, forthcoming in 2017 from St. Martin’s Press and another stand-alone novel to follow in 2018.

Book Rec
Sharing the Delights of Old Books

Have you checked out Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s redesigned Eleventh Stack blog yet? Eleventh Stack is run by a group of library workers who are passionate…

Interviews
4 Questions: REYoung

REYoung was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and lives in Austin, Texas, in a limestone cave deep beneath the city. He is the author of Unbabbling, a…

Interviews
4 Questions: Martin J. Smith

Martin J. Smith, Pittsburgh native and former staffer at the Pittsburgh Press, is coming to Mystery Lovers on Tuesday, September 20th! Event Information Smith is the…

Interviews
4 Questions: Gayle Forman

Gayle Forman — the award-winning, New York Times-bestselling author of Just One Day, Just One Year, Where She Went, and If I Stay (among others) –…

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Start Reading The Silver Ghost by Chuck Kinder…

“Called ‘the mighty Sasquatch of American Fiction’ by Michael Chabon, renowned literary outlaw Chuck Kinder steps once again onto the landscape of American letters with the paperback reissue of his 1979 novel, The Silver Ghost.”

Interviews
Interviewed: Rebecca Drake

Rebecca Drake’s newest novel, Only Ever You, will keep readers up at night. In it, a child goes missing — snatched from an affluent Pittsburgh suburb……

Interviews
Four Questions: Amy Jo Burns

After reading this excerpt from Amy Jo Burns’ Cinderland — “a stop-time portrait of girlhood that explores how one little lie can change everything, resounding with…

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Read Cinderland by Amy Jo Burns…

Littsburgh is thrilled to be able to share an excerpt from Amy Jo Burns’ Cinderland, “a stop-time portrait of girlhood that explores how one little lie…

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Start Reading The Boys from Eighth and Carpenter

The Boys From Eighth and Carpenter by Tom Mendicino is “a heartfelt story of two loving brothers as well as a compelling crime drama all set in the changing city of Philadelphia”—Lisa Scottoline, NYT bestselling author.