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Joe McGinniss: Author of ‘Fatal Vision’ Passes Away at 71

Joe McGinniss: Author of ‘Fatal Vision’ Passes Away at 71

By Jasmine Allen March 11, 2014

Author Joe McGinniss passed away Monday afternoon after a two-year battle with prostate cancer. His attorney Dennis Holahan confirmed that he died while being treated at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was 71 years old. McGinniss has written 12 …

J.R.R. Tolkien Biopic Film Is In The Making J.R.R. Tolkien Biopic Film Is In The Making
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Have you ever wondered what went on in the mind of the man who created the popular Lord Of The Rings and The Hobbit novels? There is now a film in the works that is being developed about the well-known …

Doris Lessing , Author, Dies At Age 94 Doris Lessing , Author, Dies At Age 94

Dori Lessing, a Nobel Prize winning author, has died. She was 94, and perhaps most well-known for her novel The Golden Notebook. Her books were known to reflect her journeys across the former British empire. She was born Doris May …

Man Booker Prize: Eleanor Catton Wins The Award Man Booker Prize: Eleanor Catton Wins The Award

The Man Booker Prize of 2013 was awarded to Eleanor Catton. Catton is a lives in New Zealand, and only 28 years old. She was born in Canada, but moved to New Zealand at the age of 6. This makes …

Dakota Johnson Still Committed to “50 Shades” Dakota Johnson Still Committed to “50 Shades”

Dakota Johnson, 24, is not standing idly by while producers of the Fifty Shades of Grey adaptation search for her new leading man. According to Hollywood Life, the actress is looking to join the hunt. They report from an industry …

Bill O'Reilly Previews Latest Nonfiction Series Book Bill O'Reilly Previews Latest Nonfiction Series Book

Political commentator and author Bill O’Reilly gave an early plug for his latest nonfiction history book during an interview with CBS’ 60 Minutes this weekend. He also detailed the third, and latest, book in his nonfiction series, Killing Jesus, just …

Maya Angelou Talks About Her Childhood Maya Angelou Talks About Her Childhood
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It can be hard to accurately express feelings on Mother’s Day, and who better to take up the task than a poet? Maya Angelou has just released her seventh autobiography, titled Mom & Me & Mom. The book chronicles the …

Reagan Daughter's Lesbian Novel Published on Kindle Reagan Daughter's Lesbian Novel Published on Kindle
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It turns out that not even having a U.S. president for a father can guarantee a publishing contract. This week, Patti Davis, born Patricia Reagan, self-published a novel in the Kindle book store. Titled Till Human Voices Wake Us, the …

A.B.C. Whipple Dies; Author Was 94 A.B.C. Whipple Dies; Author Was 94

Addison Beecher Colvin (A.B.C.) Whipple, author and journalist, has died. The Associated Press reports that Whipple died on Sunday, March 17 from Pneumonia. Whipple is, perhaps, best known for his work as a Pentagon correspondent for Life magazine during World …

A Twitter Rant Gone Bad

I am not an author. I’m a blogger. If I say something that someone disagrees with they can let me have it in the comments section of the blog. At that point, the decision needs to be made how, or even better if, I should fire back. In most cases, I make the decision to let bygones be bygones because comment crossfire usually ends badly (or at the very least awkwardly) and it doesn’t accomplish much in the end. As long as there are no off color comments regarding direct family members or my heritage, I can take it.