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  • Word Play: Awakenings

    Word Play: Awakenings
    It's not quite fair that a novelist who has had such success in the adult world -- among many awards, Jane Smiley won the Pulitzer Prize for "A Thousand Acres," her novel based on "King Lear" -- can shift gears apparently effortlessly and write for...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Nov. 22, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 24 || || 2. || The Lacuna by Barbara...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers for Dec. 20, 2009

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || Weeks on list || || 1. || U is for Undertow by Sue Grafton (Putnam: $27.95) PI Kinsey Millhone investigates the 20-year-old case of the mysterious disappearance of a 4-year-old girl. || 1 || || 2. || Too Much Happiness...
  • Recipe: Roast lamb with potato, onion and pepper gratin

    Recipe: Roast lamb with potato, onion and pepper gratin
      Note: Our second lamb recipe comes from our issue on one-dish oven meals published nearly a year ago. The original recipe that this is based on comes from Patricia Wells, but we liked the version that was adapted by Frances McCullough and Barbara...
  • "Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku" by Lee Wardlaw

    "Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku" by Lee Wardlaw
    "Won Ton: A Cat Tale Told in Haiku" By Lee Wardlaw, illustrated by Eugene Yelchin Henry Holt, $16.99, ages 8-11 Nine chapters structure this story of a cat and his boy, which begins in "The Shelter," and ends with "Home." Within each division, there...
  • Review: 'Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home' by Rhoda Janzen

    Review: 'Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home' by Rhoda Janzen
    "Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home" By Rhoda Janzen Henry Holt and Company, 256 pp., $22.00 I worry that it might be impossible to share with anyone who doesn’t have a background similar to Rhoda Janzen’s the wicked...
  • Books for the writer's bookshelf

    Books for the writer's bookshelf
    Books to keep writers inspired: "Architecture of the Novel: A Writer's Handbook" By Jane Vandenburgh Counterpoint Press, 240 pages, $15.95 Both practical and inspiring, this fast read offers a brick-by-brick refresher course for longtime writers in...
  • Author biographies: 5 books on Oscar Wilde

    Author biographies: 5 books on Oscar Wilde
    Here is a puzzle for you: What do Ricky Gervais, Oscar Wilde and your very own Printer's Row have in common? Last night I went to see Ricky Gervais' stand-up at the Chicago Theatre and he did a bit about Oscar Wilde's famous quote "I have nothing to...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    Hope Will Find You My Search for the Wisdom to Stop Waiting and Start Living Naomi Levy Harmony Books: 244 pp., $23 Naomi Levy, the first female Conservative rabbi to lead a congregation on the West Coast, was used to caring for other people in...
  • Laguna author premieres new book

    Laguna author premieres new book
    Novelist Andrew Winer credits his failure as an artist with inspiring his new novel. "'The Marriage Artist's' contemporary storyline originated, in part, from failure: my failure to make it as an artist in New York," Winer wrote in an online biography....
  • 5 books on roller derby

    5 books on roller derby
    There is nothing I love more than women who kick butt. And this weekend, Chicago is full of just such women. That's because the city is hosting 'Uproar on the Lakeshore,' the Women's Flat Track Derby Association national championships in which 12 of the...