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  • Top 3 Moravian Book Shop Best-Sellers: Hardcover fiction

    AT THE WATER'S EDGE By Sara Gruen (Spiegel & Grau, $28) After disgracing themselves at a high society New Year's Eve party in Philadelphia in 1944, Madeline Hyde and her husband, Ellis, are cut off financially by his father, a former army colonel...
  • From Walkman to iTunes in 8 minutes, on film

     From Walkman to iTunes in 8 minutes, on film
    In the upstate New York town of my childhood, there was a music store called Fantasy Records. I remember going in for the first time as a kid with my teenage brother, and whatever unformed ideas I had been nursing about what it meant to be cool suddenly...
  • Throwback Thursday: Remembering ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’ 35 years later

     
    Welcome to the inaugural edition of Hero Complex’s new Throwback Thursday series. In this series, Hero Complex will guide you […]...
  • Author Michelangelo Signorile: Struggle for gay rights isn't over

     Author Michelangelo Signorile: Struggle for gay rights isn't over
    The gay rights movement is undoubtedly experiencing its most successful years: bans against same-sex marriage continue to fall; men and women have come out of the closet in business, entertainment and sports; and LGBT characters are mainstays on...
  • Festival of Books: What's the secret to making a crime novel work?

    Festival of Books: What's the secret to making a crime novel work?
    To write a good mystery novel, you've got to have a strong sense of place. Otherwise, said novelist Steph Cha, it's just a plot. At a crime fiction panel at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on Saturday, writers Daniel Pyne ("Fifty Mice"), Naomi...
  • Festival of Books: YA authors' love of 'firsts'

    Festival of Books: YA authors' love of 'firsts'
    Think all young adult novels are all about the same thing? Authors Sarah Dessen, Meg Wolitzer, Robyn Schneider, Emery Lord and Amy Spalding disagree. "High school was never about any one thing so I never want my books to be about any one thing," Dessen ...
  • Home entertainment: 'Alone at Night' ranks as a true vampire original

    Home entertainment: 'Alone at Night' ranks as a true vampire original
    A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night Kino Lorber, $24.95; Blu-ray, $34.95 A true original, writer-director Ana Lily Amirpour's bizarre and partly metaphorical vampire movie is set in a fictional Iranian town called Bad City, where criminals and...
  • Maitland woman to run Boston Marathon on 71st birthday

    Maitland woman to run Boston Marathon on 71st birthday
    In May, Becky Brushwood will travel to Italy. That will rank only second on the most life-changing trips she will take this spring. The highlight of the first will come Monday, when Brushwood will run the Boston Marathon. Race organizers don't check...
  • The act of writing in the age of numbers

    1. The IBM technicians used a crane to lift the machine through the window of Len Deighton's Georgian mansion on the outskirts of London in 1968. The Magnetic Tape Selectric Typewriter, the IBM-MTST, weighed 200 pounds. Deighton used it to write “...
  • R.J. Julia Celebrates 25 Years With Author Talks, Fun Run

    R.J.  Julia Celebrates 25 Years With Author Talks, Fun Run
    R.J. Julia Booksellers celebrates its 25th anniversary on April 19. The bookstore at 678 Boston Post Road, Madison, is known for presenting prominent and popular authors discussing their latest books, as well as other book-related events. On Monday,...
  • Bill on birth control stalls in Oregon Legislature

    A proposal that would allow women to get birth control directly from a pharmacist without a doctor's prescription stalled Friday when a committee chair decided to convene a study group instead of moving the legislation forward. Republican Rep. Knute...