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  • Nonfiction

    Nonfiction
    The Age of Movies The Selected Writings of Pauline Kael Edited by Sanford Schwartz Library of America, $40 Witty, entertaining and often exhilarating, this wide-ranging collection of pieces captures the film critic at her best. Alice James A...
  • The Chicago Tribune's favorite books of 2011

    The Chicago Tribune's favorite books of 2011
    As 2011 comes to a close, we take a minute to reflect on the year's best in the world of publishing. Here is the list of our favorites, all published this year: FICTION "The Paris Wife" by Paula McLain This gorgeous novel portrays the whirlwind...
  • Word crushes

    Word crushes
    Sometime around the spring of junior year — in the midst of ACT prepping and driver's license procuring and prom planning — I fell in love. Hard. Not with my prom date, fortunately. (He wore a top hat. And, later, makeup.) No, the object of...
  • Word Play: Where the Wild Things still are

    Word Play: Where the Wild Things still are
    The idea of caring for the environment seems to be easier to get across to kids than to adults. Many adults just think the world is too complicated. "What difference does one light bulb or one plastic water bottle make in the wide world?" they think. For...
  • 'Fabulous! A Portrait of Andy Warhol' by Bonnie Christensen

    'Fabulous! A Portrait of Andy Warhol' by Bonnie Christensen
    "Fabulous! A Portrait of Andy Warhol" By Bonnie Christensen Henry Holt, $16.99, ages 8-11 The cover images and end pages show Andy Warhol's most famous images — Campbell's Soup cans, for instance — but Bonnie Christensen's words concentrate...
  • Book Review: 'Rebels in Paradise' by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp

    Book Review: 'Rebels in Paradise' by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
    Rebels in Paradise The Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960s Hunter Drohojowska-Philp Henry Holt: 288 pp., $27 After decades of neglect, Los Angeles art history is a hot topic. The most immediate reason is "Pacific Standard Time: L.A. Art 1945-1980," an...
  • 'A Cat Like That' by Wendy Wahman

    'A Cat Like That' by Wendy Wahman
    'A Cat Like That' By Wendy Wahman Henry Holt, $16.99, ages 3-5 Often, when children think of a pet, they think of appearance, as in "a cat like that." Suppose that a cat, like that, has its own ideas of how its "best friend in the whole wide world"...
  • Book review: 'Red Summer' by Cameron McWhirter

    Book review: 'Red Summer' by Cameron McWhirter
    Red Summer The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America Cameron McWhirter Henry Holt: 368 pp., $30 From April to October 1919, a wave of racial violence swept across the United States. A bloody series of at least 52 lynchings and 25 major...
  • Check It Out: Showcasing excellence in young adult literature

    If you haven't met before, I'd like to introduce you to the Michael L. Printz Award. For readers familiar with the Newberry Medal (for children's literature), the Printz Award is the equivalent in the teen category. The Printz is awarded by the...
  • Teaching the ABCs of organizing

    Teaching the ABCs of organizing
    The burning question, one that keeps some of us awake at night, say, after a long day of chasing down a little someone's runaway math book, searching high and low for a soccer ball, throwing up your hands at the latest missing T-shirt, is this: Is a...
  • 'Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America' by Cameron McWhirter

    'Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America' by Cameron McWhirter
    As World War I drew to a close in late 1918, the noted black author and activist James Weldon Johnson posed the issue that was on the minds of many African-Americans: Would their support for the war effort, on the battlefields of Europe and in the...