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  • Walter Mosley, L.A.'s easy writer

    Walter Mosley, L.A.'s easy writer
    You can take Walter Mosley out of Los Angeles — in fact, Mosley did so himself, moving to New York decades ago — but you can't take L.A. out of Walter Mosley. The master of several genres keeps the city present, from his Easy Rawlins detective novels set in black postwar Los Angeles to the Greek-myths-in-South-Central elements in one of the two novellas in his latest volume. Mosley appeared to wrap it up with Rawlins in "Blonde Faith" in 2007, but five years later, he's found more for his most famous detective to do, just as Mosley has for himself. He has a fledgling production company, B.O.B. (for "Best of Brooklyn") Filmhouse, and still writes with one foot in 212 and another here in 213.
  • The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz

    The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz A Novel Jules Verne, translated from the French by Peter Schulman University of Nebraska Press: 215 pp., $15.95 paper

    Book review: Jules Verne's 'The Secret of Wilhem Storitz'

    Book review: Jules Verne's 'The Secret of Wilhem Storitz'
    There ought to be a law stipulating that well-meaning relatives may not touch the manuscripts left by their loved ones. It traumatizes a book to have its ending Disneyfied, its time period altered by 100 years, its nouns and adjectives translated back and...

    Florida EcoSafaris goes out on a limb with Cypress Canopy Cycle

    Florida EcoSafaris goes out on a limb with Cypress Canopy Cycle
    Central Florida's newest attraction wants you to slow down up in the air. The Cypress Canopy Cycle is now open at Florida EcoSafaris at Forever Florida, an ecotourism site in Osceola County. Think of the Cypress Canopy Cycle as a cross between a...

    Your Saturday night plans: The Steampunk Extravaganza

    Your Saturday night plans: The Steampunk Extravaganza
      The Loxahatchee Sinners Union will perform at tonight's Steampunk Extravaganza   Sure, going out on Saturday night is always fun – well, almost always, depending on whether you overdo it and wind up sick on the bathroom floor. But for the...