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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Book review: 'Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War'

    Book review: 'Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War'
    Revolution The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War Deb Olin Unferth Henry Holt: 212 pp., $24 In the 1980s, Central America was astir with civil unrest, in Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua. While nation-states and their proxies intervened...
  • Book review: 'The View from Lazy Point' by Carl Safina

    Book review: 'The View from Lazy Point' by Carl Safina
    The View from Lazy Point A Natural Year in an Unnatural World Carl Safina Henry Holt: 416 pp., $30 "The View from Lazy Point" is a naturalist's notebook, a record of a year at Carl Safina's home on the Sound side of eastern Long Island, north of...
  • Word Play: Of bullies and bad boys

    Word Play: Of bullies and bad boys
    "The guy looks tough, setting off my internal alert. Everyone knows a guiding principle of underclassman survival is identifying dangerous upperclassmen." (from "Leverage") • "We're losers together. We don't care. We're like freedom fighters. We'...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • September 12: Lauren Manning

    September 12: Lauren Manning
    At 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 11, 2001, Lauren Manning, a former managing director and partner at Cantor Fitzgerald, left for work. At 11:45 a.m. on Friday, March 15, 2002--six months and four days later--she finally came home. Her return marked an...
  • Bookmark: A book about faith and so much more

    To call "The Variations" (Henry Holt) a book about faith is to say both too much and too little. It's too much because, if you take the broader perspective, every book is about faith; indeed, every book is an expression of faith. Every book is the...