Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:04:24 GMT

Local author deals with tough topics in her debut novel, "Generational Curses"
Local author Malikah Harris describes her new novel, “Generational Curses,” as an urban mystery – a fairly new genre – but it tackles a story that is universal. “The storyline behind it is so realistic,” said Harris, adding that the novel chronicles ...

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:03:51 GMT

New York Times

A Postmodern Buddy-Cop Novel Sends Up the World of Semiotics
New York Times
So begins not the kind of realist novel Barthes loved, but a detective novel, the most openly semiotic of genres, in which everything might be a sign — or a clue. A streetwise police intelligence superintendent, Jacques Bayard, is assigned the task of ...

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:19:13 GMT

Cleveland Scene Weekly

Cleveland Author Thrity Umrigar to Speak About Her New Novel
Cleveland Scene Weekly
This month's edition of the literary series Between the Lines features local author Thrity Umrigar, who has just published the novel Everybody's Son, a book about an adopted boy who discovers a dark secret from his past. A best-selling author, Umrigar ...