Ellie Laks has always loved animals and from the time she could walk she headed into the woods daily to be with them, sometimes bringing them home—much to her parents’ chagrin. In 1999, Ellie founded The Gentle Barn, an animal sanctuary that rescues and rehabilitates severely abused and neglected farm animals. Once the animals are healthy, they help ...
Wally Lamb’s first two novels, She’s Come Undone (Simon & Schuster/Pocket, 1992) and I Know This Much Is True (HarperCollins/ReganBooks, 1998), were # 1 New York Times bestsellers, New York Times Notable Books of the Year, and featured titles of Oprah’s Book Club. I Know This Much Is True was a Book of the Month Club main selection and the June ...
Born and raised in Ontario, my parents emphasized the importance of education. I grew up with a love for reading, creative writing and the performing arts spending most of my high school years on stage playing piano. My love for helping people came to the forefront and I received a Bachelor of Social Work in 2002 from Ryerson University and a Masters ...
Jonathan LaPoma is a novelist, screenwriter, songwriter, and poet from Buffalo, NY. In the past ten years, he?s worked in over fifteen American public schools as either a substitute or full-time teacher. In 2005, he received a BA in history and a secondary education credential from the State University of New York at Geneseo. A few months after graduating, ...
Erik Larson is the author of three New York Times bestsellers, including The Devil in the White City, which remained on the Times‘ hardcover and paperback lists for a combined total of over three years. It won an Edgar Award for nonfiction crime writing and was a finalist for a National Book Award; the option to make a movie of the book was acquired ...
Lawrence, W. Richard
Who am I? I've always thought that was an interesting question. Not because I'm interesting, but how does someone sum up himself. Okay, I'll try. I came into this world in the late 50's and went though childhood in the hippie/Iron Curtain time-period. I'm the youngest of five kids. My father served twenty-seven years in the ...
Christopher Leibig is a novelist and criminal defense lawyer who lives and works in Alexandria, Virginia. His first two published books, Saving Saddam (a 2008 novel about the trial of Saddam Hussein) and Montanamo (a 2010 novel about Guantanamo Bay detainees being housed in a small Montana town?s prison) were published by Artnik Books in London. Saving ...
Seymour Lessans was born on September 29, 1918 in Newark, New Jersey. He was the third of four brothers. All through his life he had a tremendous thirst for knowledge, and after many years of extensive study and analysis he made a fantastic discovery about the nature of man whose life, as a direct consequence of this scientific revelation, will be completely ...
Leveillee grew up on the move. Her parents, constant travelers, brought her up across six continents (Leveillee still vows to make it to Antarctica one day) and within the walls of no less than fourteen houses. Always an interested and precocious child, this exposure to so many cultures led the young Leveillee to crave more knowledge and understanding ...
I find it downright baffling to write about myself, which is why I’m considering it somewhat cruel and usual to have to write this brief bio and to update it now and then. The factual approach (born '72, Brown '94, first book '03) seems a bit dry, while the emotional landscape (happy childhood, happy adolescence - give or take a few poems ...
For security reasons I can't reveal much in the way of personal information. I have always enjoyed reading even as a small child, and recently have become much more interested in the culture wars brewing not only here in America, but in Europe as well.
I decided to write a book which is hopefully both entertaining and informative, where religion ...
Born in Norwalk, CT in 1968 and now residing in northern Virginia, "Space Games" author Dean Lombardo has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and a natural curiosity about the universe and the many things in it. His first novel, "Vespa," was published in 2007. Lombardo also works as a writer and editor in information technology. ...
Born in Washington, DC on October 27, 1954 Jim Loveless grew up in suburban Maryland fostering many interests. Aside from excelling in the usual stick and ball sports while growing up, drawing and architecture were prime interests. At age 14, Jim started his own business drawing and selling renderings of the homes in his neighborhood. Along with ...
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