Traveling with Charley: 50 years ago John Steinbeck set off from the Sag Harbor summer home he called "my little fishing place" on a journey that became Travels with Charley. Dont miss the rare opportunity to take a peek inside, as the home--currently the subject of a battle between Steinbeck heirs--is opened up for a tour in honor of the centennial.
Anthony Bourdain gets graphic: Bestselling author, celebrated chef, and overall bad boy of the kitchen, Anthony Bourdain, is entering the world of graphic novels. Bourdain has signed with DC Comics for a new graphic novel titled "Get Gyro" that he promises will be "a cross between Eat Drink Man Woman and A Fistful of Dollars".
Mothers who work--and write: Working mothers who aspire to write have a friend in Los Angeles Times television critic, Mary McNamara. McNamara, a published author and working mother of three children, offers her Top Ten list of what you'll need, along with some sage advice. As McNamara notes:
It's very difficult. But so is losing 30 pounds or learning French or growing your own vegetables or training for a marathon or any of the many other things working parents often manage to pull off.
Moving and Shaking: Author Gary Noesner spoke with Terry Gross on NPR's Fresh Air yesterday, sending his book Stalling for Time: My Life as an FBI Hostage Negotiator up the Movers & Shakers list this morning.