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  • E-readers by the numbers

    2 Byliner released two previously unpublished stories by Elmore Leonard, who was 87 when he died in August. "Confession" and "The Trespassers" were both written in 1958 when Leonard was working at Campbell Ewald, a Detroit-based advertising agency. In...
  • Chicago librarian remake of Beastie Boys' 'Sabotage' goes viral

    Chicago librarian remake of Beastie Boys' 'Sabotage' goes viral
    Two Chicago private school employees are scheming on a thing that's "Sabotage." Duane Freeman and Mike Ferbrache didn't expect a remake of the Beastie Boys' "Sabotage" video--which was directed by Spike Jonze in 1994--to get much attention beyond...
  • Film at CNU to explore the cost and threats of sea level rise

    Film at CNU to explore the cost and threats of sea level rise
    Sea level rise is the subject explored in "Shored Up," a film to be screened 7 tonight at Christopher Newport University's Ferguson Center for the Arts. The movie spotlights issues facing coastal communities like those in Hampton Roads. "'Shored Up'...
  • To 'Gatsby' or NOT to 'Gatsby' -- that is the question

    "NOTHING SUCCEEDS like excess," said Oscar Wilde. Alas, or luckily, Oscar never saw Baz Luhrmann's latest interpretation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel "The Great Gatsby." Mr. Luhrmann has done the impossible -- he has rendered "Gatsby" lurid,...
  • Go Away With ... Samuel Park

    Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil to Korean parents, author Samuel Park, who now resides in the United States, enjoys dual citizenship. "I left Brazil at age 14 (for Los Angeles), so my Portuguese is pretty fluent, even though I don't have any Portuguese-speaking...
  • Nostalgia? Is it good for you or bad for you?

    "A writer is someone on whom nothing is lost." -- Henry James My good friend Ralph Graves departed this earth recently and I made mention of it. But then I found a divine photograph of the two of us whooping it up, back in 2001, over the days when we...
  • Glendale Library creates 'Breaking Bad' reading list

    Glendale Library creates 'Breaking Bad' reading list
    Going through “Breaking Bad” withdrawal? The Glendale Public Library has the antidote: a reading list inspired by the hit AMC show that ended on Sunday.  The list includes “Leaves of Grass,” the Walt Whitman book of poems that...
  • 'Breaking Bad' withdrawal? Glendale library has a book list for you

    'Breaking Bad' withdrawal? Glendale library has a book list for you
    For those going through “Breaking Bad” withdrawal, the Glendale Public Library has a possible antidote: a reading list inspired by the hit AMC show that ended on Sunday.   The list includes “Leaves of Grass,” the Walt Whitman book...
  • Donna Tartt at Wolfson Campus Auditorium

    Donna Tartt at Wolfson Campus Auditorium
    Donna Tartt: In an interview with the New York Times, the reclusive novelist behind the bestsellers "The Secret History" and "The Little Friend" says she was a lifelong keeper of notebooks, and that she dodges most interviews and panels and readings....
  • Claire Vaye Watkins wins Dylan Thomas Prize with 'Battleborn'

    California-born Claire Vaye Watkins has won the Wales-based Dylan Thomas Prize for "Battleborn." The international prize is designed to recognize a young author, is presented every other year and comes with a substantial award -- this year, more than $48,...
  • 'Encyclopedia Brown' author Donald Sobol has died

     
    RIP Donald Sobol, author of the Encyclopedia Brown series....