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Mikhail Smolyanov’s concept motorcycle, from 2007, was his first Steampunk work.

Mr. Osterweil delivers history well, with a passion for storytelling and honesty around the not-so-rosy record of war and the colonial treatment of native people
Adam Osterweil is a comic-book lover and young-adult novelist.

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“Without a Claim,” due out in September, will be Ms. Schulman’s seventh collection of poems
Joanne Pilgrim

By Jill Bialosky
Linda Wolfe and her daughter, Jessica
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By James I. Lader
David Margolick David Bray
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Tom Wolfe, seen through his own writings, will be the subject of a staged reading at Guild Hall tomorrow night at 8
The iconoclastic author Tom Wolfe is the subject of a one-man show at the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall tomorrow night.

Three new children's books