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  • What it takes to get writers writing

     
    When it comes to writing, authors can be pretty superstitious....
  • Word power

    Word power
    Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
  • Reynolds Price dies at 77; author and longtime Duke professor

    Reynolds Price dies at 77; author and longtime Duke professor
    In 1984, when he was 51, novelist Reynolds Price learned that a pencil-shaped tumor, about 10 inches long and malignant, had invaded his spine. Several surgeries and dozens of radiation treatments followed, leaving him a paraplegic racked with pain and...
  • Theater review: 'Robber Bridegroom' at International City Theatre

     
    David C. Nichols reviews the revival of "The Robber Bridegroom" at International City Theatre in Long Beach....
  • This Recording's marvelous writers series

     
    A blog series on writers from This Recording is a must-read....
  • Theater review: 'Crimes of the Heart' at South Coast Repertory

     
    Two telling images frame the travails that course through "Crimes of the Heart" in a hurricane of hilarity and hurt. The opening sight is a vaguely spinsterish woman gamely attempting to attach a birthday candle to a cookie. The final......
  • The Concord Music Group difference, according to Tift Merritt

     
    One of the comments that cropped up consistently in my reporting for our story running in Saturday’s Business section on the Concord Music Group is that the people who run and work at the company are dyed-in-the-wool music fans, which......
  • Chicagoland book club: third Thursday club

    Chicagoland book club: third Thursday club
    One thing to know about our book club: On the third Thursday of each month for the last 34 years, our book club has to discuss books that add another dimension to our very hectic existence. Over the years, we have watched our members marry, divorce,...
  • Why Algren awards matter

    Why Algren awards matter
    Why should a newspaper, committed to the pursuit of facts, holding itself to the highest standards of accuracy and fairness, give prizes for fiction? We grapple with this sort of question every year when the short story entries for the Nelson Algren...
  • Fresh Art: Christina Pettersson

    Fresh Art: Christina Pettersson
    “Everywhere were bluets and Spanish bayonets, goosefoot, morning glories and day lilies, the hairy-fruited bean, purslane and clotbur and sesame and panic grass and feverfew.” While this may sound like a description of a magical garden, it&...
  • Alice C. Steinbach, Pulitzer Prize winner

    Alice C. Steinbach, Pulitzer Prize winner
    Alice C. Steinbach, the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for The Baltimore Sun, whose work captured the wonder and grace of people and places around the world, died Tuesday of cancer at her Roland Park Place home. She was 78. In her more than two-...