| Apr 16, 2012
| 7:25 PM
The city of Indianapolis has again passed a smoking ban. The council approving the proposal 20-9 Monday night.
The ban specifically targets smoking in bars. It is a compromise with the mayor. The Democrats who sponsored the bill took out the ban on...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Somerset Christian School Honor roll for the third nine weeks
High Honor Roll — Emma Hunt, Sarah Jacobs, Tristan Plieth, Isabella Petrilla, Steven Sanner, Morgan Stevanus, Shandi Walker, Shawna Walker
Honor Roll — Sarah Cramer...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 4:34 PM
With a long list of film credits to his name, Steven Soderbergh says he was drawn to the chance to delve into new territory in …...
| Apr 25, 2010
Aside from their proximity in age, and the fulsome praise they got for their debut novels, Salvador Plascencia and Michael Jaime-Becerra would appear to have little in common as writers.
Plascencia's "The People of Paper," which was published in 2005...
| Apr 15, 2011
"The Pale King" is composed of parts of the "something long" on which 46-year-old David Foster Wallace was working before he hanged himself at his home in Claremont on Sept. 12, 2008.
Wallace — author of fictions such as "The Broom of the System,"...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 8:30 AM
Democrat Chairman Ed Treacy named small business owner Pam Hickamn as a City-County Council At-Large candidate Tuesday.
Hickman will fill the ballot vacancy created by Minority Leader Joanne Sanders' withdrawal Monday.
"I'm deeply committed to this...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 1:09 PM
Somerset Christian School honor roll for first nine weeks includes:
High Honor Roll – Emma Hunt, Sarah Jacobs, Isabella Petrilla, Steven Sanner, Morgan Stevanus, Shandi Walker, Shawna Walker
Honor Roll – Sarah Cramer
| Dec 4, 2011
Alfred A. Knopf, $24.95
A crisis of faith prompts a man to begin a journey of self-discovery from Africa to Asia.
The Angel Esmeralda
The first collection of short stories from a...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 9:24 PM
SIDMAN — Somerset Post 181 literally hit the cover off the ball as the Businessmen blasted St. Michael 18-0 in Cambria County American Legion baseball action Friday.
Somerset scored three runs in the first inning and then bolted out to a commanding...
| Dec 30, 2007
By Ed Park
Looking backward, briefly: It went unremarked that 2007 was the year when the weirdness of time dilation hit Sgt. William Mandella. Battling the far-flung Taurans meant interstellar travel via "collapsars" (black holes); two years of army...
| Sep 20, 2009
The Book of Jokes
Dalkey Archive: 200 pp., $13.95 paper
Jokes are a genre of fiction, but the best way to deliver a zinger is to disguise it as autobiography. Comedians know this and the good ones transform themselves into quasi-...
| Mar 15, 2009
Since Joyce Carol Oates' first novel, With Shuddering Fall, came out in 1964, she has averaged two books a year.
Many of them are novels, though she's also written plays, poetry, children's books, literary criticism, and a highly regarded sports book, On...