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  • Books by dudes for dudes, books by chicks for dudes

     
    Esquire's 75 books by dudes for dudes is three years old, but Joyland created a list of 250 books for dudes by chicks....
  • Summertime gear: Prevent bug bites, stay comfortable and read a book

     
    After spending time in the outdoors all spring on activities like camping, taking part in the Lehigh River Sojourn, traversing the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor’s northernmost trail, I’ve come to the conclusion that I’...
  • Two Amtrak trains collide in Oakland, injuring passengers

     
    Two Amtrak trains collided Wednesday night in Oakland, injuring a number of passengers in an accident near Jack London Square, authorities said....
  • 88 books that shaped America, at the Library of Congress

     
    The Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
  • 'Boilerplate' by Paul Guinan and Anina Bennett

    'Boilerplate' by Paul Guinan and Anina Bennett
    Boilerplate looks like an old stove with legs. He was built by Chicagoan Archibald Campion as the model for a new kind of soldier -- for "preventing the deaths of men in the conflicts of nations." After many exotic adventures around the globe, he...
  • Featured Book - Jack London - White Fang

    White Fang – by Jack London – This is one of the all-time classics. Written in the early 1900’s it tells a story of Alaska, its people and its animals. White Fang, along with Call Of The Wild have survived the test of time and have...
  • A word or two thousand on 'Drunk: The Definitive Drinkers Dictionary'

    Out this week, just in time for Octoberfest, is "Drunk: The Definitive Drinkers Dictionary." The book contains no fewer than 2,964 synonyms for "drunk." "The English language includes more synonyms for the word 'drunk' than for any other word," writes...
  • Lost Trail Lodge: the faint call of the wild

    A white curtain of snow obscured my view of a sparse pine forest and the towering mountains bordering Donner Memorial State Park. The temperature on that January morning had dropped below 30, and the forecast called for one of the biggest snowfalls in...
  • Classic Hollywood: Rare films on display at Cinecon 46

    Classic Hollywood: Rare films on display at Cinecon 46
    The Cinecon Classic Film Festival is not for movie softies. It's for hard-core film buffs and historians who don't want to see the usual vintage fare that pops up on Turner Classic Movies or at revival theaters. So if you're looking to see "Casablanca,"...
  • Gifts good enough for the famous

    Gifts good enough for the famous
    Celebrities are cashing in on their fame by designing clothes, concocting fragrances, writing books and creating fine art. For those shopping for the celebrity obsessed, it has never been easier. Anderson's Bookshop in Downers Grove and Naperville...
  • Zin-ful toast to 4th of July

    Zin-ful toast to 4th of July
    July Fourth: Rockets will scream through the darkening sky, sparklers will sputter and cherry bombs will pop in backyards all across the United States. Why not also celebrate Independence Day with a firecracker of a wine, a zinfandel from California's...