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  • Chicagoland book club

    Chicagoland book club
    One thing to know about our book club: Our book club includes nine women and four men. We like the fact that our group has members of both sexes because it brings different perspectives to our discussions. We call ourselves the Gammy Birds, which is...
  • Chicagoland book club: Rachel Jacobsohn's Socratic method

    Chicagoland book club: Rachel Jacobsohn's Socratic method
    One thing to know about your book group: This is more literature seminar than coffee klatch. That's partly because the books are so challenging (“A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian” by Marina Lewycka?) and partly because our leader,...
  • Book review: 'The Wake of Forgiveness' by Bruce Machart

    Book review: 'The Wake of Forgiveness' by Bruce Machart
    The Wake of Forgiveness A Novel Bruce Machart Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 310 pp., $26 Lavaca County, Texas — one moment it's a place you've never been, the next it's a place you can't forget, a place that comes to mind when you call yourself...
  • The Western sage

    The California writer Wallace Stegner is well known to readers for novels such as "Angle of Repose" and "Crossing to Safety." But Stegner had another dimension, as an advocate for a literary West -- especially the West of mountains and desert and big...
  • The Siren's Call: Summer chills from Neil Gaiman & Co.

    The Siren's Call: Summer chills from Neil Gaiman & Co.
    Let's face it: If Homer or Virgil were writing today, their work would probably get shelved in the fantasy section of the bookstore rather than in "Classics of Western Literature." "Oh, c'mon," I imagine some bookseller saying, "the publisher says this...
  • 10 things you might now know about bestsellers

    10 things you might now know about bestsellers
    The book business is in the midst of an online price war over best-sellers, with Amazon, Wal-Mart and Target trying to undercut each other and alarming the entire industry. Among the books they're fighting over is Sarah Palin's "Going Rogue," which...
  • Samuel L. Jackson, Tommy Lee Jones spar in 'Sunset Limited'

    "The Sunset Limited" is drama stripped bare, with two actors in their prime tackling life's major issues. As such, it needs to be incredibly strong. And HBO's movie, airing Saturday, Feb. 12, is. Why are we here? Is there a God? Is life worth living?...
  • Do we really have to talk about the Oscars already?

     
    The Dodgers just landed Jim Thome, who'll give the club a pinch hitter with more career home runs than even Manny Ramirez; USC has a new freshman quarterback; and the Lakers are still enjoying their summer vacation -- but, hey,......
  • Apocalypse now: 'Collapse' and the end of the world as we know it

     
    America has a bad case of the doomsday jitters. You don't have to be a Glenn Beck follower to know that whenever things go wrong in this country, you can always find all the anger, bitterness and fear-mongering bubbling up......
  • Project Runway: Guess who's coming to dinner? Tim Gunn!

     
    Well kids, I'm Kevin Van Valkenburg, sports writer in my spare time, but Project Runway blogger at heart. And as my favorite cheesy Swedish heavy metal band, Europe, would say...It's the final countdown! (Da da da daaaaa! Da da da......
  • Movie projector: 'New Moon' to dominate again as three new movies look soft

     
    "New Moon" will fade over the long Thanksgiving weekend, but it still has a virtual lock on No. 1 at the box office. While three movies -- "Old Dogs," "Ninja Assassin," and "The Fantastic Mr. Fox" -- are opening or......