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Scott Gargan

“Dune” authors land in Greenwich

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For all of you science fiction lovers out there, authors Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson will speak on their new book in the popular “Dune” series, “Winds of Dune,” tonight, 7 p.m. at Just Books in Old Greenwich. Written by Herbert’s father, the late Frank Herbert, “Dune” tells the story of a feudal interstellar empire […] [Read More]
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Memories of the late Frank McCourt, seven months after our interview

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When I interviewed Pulitzer Prize-winning author Frank McCourt back on Jan. 20, in anticipation of his talk at Purchase (N.Y.) College the following week, he sounded positively vibrant. His incisive remarks on the American education system, memoir writing and the inauguration of President Barack Obama bespoke a man who was still very much passionate about […] [Read More]

Evans brings methane hydrate debate to the surface with new novel

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I’ve nearly finished “Frozen Fire,” the new techno-thriller by Greenwich resident Bill Evans, and it’s clear the WABC meteorologist can do more than give the weather report — he also tells an engaging story. Even more importantly, Evans has brought to the surface a little-known, but highly divisive debate over the potential use of methane […] [Read More]