Kristin Hannah’s New Novel: The Cost of Being a War Heroine

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This book is arguably local author Hannah’s finest of the more than 20 historical novels she has authored.  In her latest work, the reader closely follows a 20-year-old nursing graduate intent on serving her country in Vietnam.

Book Review: Death and Consequences on Hilo

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Eric Redman’s second crime novel set in Hawai’i, “Death in Hilo,” is better than his first, lots better, and “Bones of Hilo” which came out in 2021 was itself a strikingly good first novel.

Lenny: The Maestro Behind “The Maestro”

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The New York expats (composers, lyricists, producers, most with Jewish backgrounds) would play elaborate word games and engage in scavenger hunts with insanely difficult clues. Mary Rodgers describes Bernstein and Sondheim winning at anagrams by turning 10-letter words like harmonicas into maraschino. 

Chi-chi Xi: In China, Looking Like Xi Jinping

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Not just his dark windbreaker for cool weather outdoors, Chinese officials also copy Xi’s indoor or summer look, usually a white shirt tucked in black pants.

Cheer Up. Read the Obituaries!

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No one writes an obituary that says the newly departed beat his wife and never paid their debts. The obituaries that do get written remind us that many people live lives well worth living, lives that bring joy to others.
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