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  • Interviewer's opinion: Julia Keller on Joyce Carol Oates

    Interviewer's opinion: Julia Keller on Joyce Carol Oates
    When you regard an author as the best of her generation, and among the best of any generation, and you read just about everything she's ever written - which includes, in the case of Joyce Carol Oates, dozens and dozens of novels and short-story...
  • What to see at Printers Row Lit Fest

    What to see at Printers Row Lit Fest
    Sunday Memoir writing: How do you turn a life story into something more than a slog through boring facts? Perhaps Carol LaChapelle has an answer. 11 a.m., University Center/Multimedia Room — Judy Hevrdejs, reporter Tavern recipes: Susan and Drew...
  • Biography shows that creativity is ageless

    Biography shows that creativity  is ageless
    After the long angry mutter of winter, spring is a glorious happy shout. And what better way to celebrate its coming than with a book that is physically beautiful and emotionally transporting? Reading Molly Peacock's new biography "The Paper Garden: An...
  • "Raggin' Jazzin' Rockin': A History of American Musical Instrument Makers" by Susan VanHecke

    "Raggin' Jazzin' Rockin': A History of American Musical Instrument Makers" by Susan VanHecke
    "Raggin' Jazzin' Rockin': A History of American Musical Instrument Makers" By Susan VanHecke Boyds Mills Press, $17.95, ages 11-15 This book is not well served by the first three words of its title, though the subtitle helps somewhat. We're not talking...
  • The literary side of Marilyn Monroe

    The literary side of Marilyn Monroe
    Since her death on Aug. 5, 1962, hundreds of books about Marilyn Monroe have been published by various writers, ranging from famous names such as Norman Mailer, Gloria Steinem and Joyce Carol Oates, to people who worked with her on movie sets. With so...
  • Aaron Sorkin set to adapt 'Steve Jobs' for Sony

     
    Aaron Sorkin, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of "The Social Network" will aim to help bring the life of the legendary tech icon Steve Jobs to the screen in a film for Sony Pictures that will reunite him with his "Social Network" producer Scott Rudin....
  • On Sunday: Bechdel's mom, Theroux's Africa and Mantel's Cromwell

     
    On Sunday: Alison Bechdel's mom, Paul Theroux's Africa and Hilary Mantel's Cromwell....
  • Commerce Secretary John Bryson found unconscious after hit-and-run crashes

     
    U.S. Secretary of Commerce John Bryson was involved in two hit-and-run accidents in the San Gabriel Valley on Satruday before being found unconscious inside his Lexus vehicle by police, authorities said. Bryson was treated at the scene by Los Angeles........
  • Commerce Secretary John Bryson accused in hit-and-run crashes

     
    Authorities are investigating a series of traffic collisions in the San Gabriel Valley involving U.S. Secretary of Commerce John Bryson, authorities said Saturday....
  • First-ever Carnegie Awards in Literature go to Enright, Massie

     
    The American Library Association announced the winners of a new set of awards going to books for adults....
  • Amazon categorizes Rodney King's memoir as 'criminal biography'

     
    Rodney King's addiction and recovery memoir, "The Riot Within," is a bestseller in Amazon's "Criminal Biography" subcategory alongside books about serial killers and members of the mafia....