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  • From the archives: Fanny Butcher on Virginia Woolf

    From the archives: Fanny Butcher on Virginia Woolf
    Editor's note: On the anniversary of Virginia Woolf's birthday — she would have been 133 years old Jan. 25 — we look back on Tribune critic Fanny Butcher's review of "A Room of One's Own," first published on Nov. 30, 1929. "A Room of One's...
  • 'Masterpiece' series 'Wolf Hall' celebrated with L.A. tea

    'Masterpiece' series 'Wolf Hall' celebrated with L.A. tea
    The event: British Consul General Chris O’Connor hosted an afternoon tea Sunday to celebrate “Wolf Hall,” the upcoming six-part TV adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s award-winning novels about Thomas Cromwell and King Henry VIII. The...
  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Five things to expect from the erotic drama

    "Fifty Shades of Grey" fans are already getting hot and bothered about the big-screen adaptation of E.L. James' wildly popular erotic novel, which will steam up movie theaters this Valentine's Day weekend. We've known the basic outline of the film for a...
  • 'American Sniper' expected to hold down No. 1 spot at box office

    'American Sniper' expected to hold down No. 1 spot at box office
    Despite three new releases, "American Sniper" will likely hold down the top spot at the box office. The war drama shattered several box office records and surpassed tracking expectations over the busy four-day Martin Luther King Jr. weekend. In its...
  • Rally shows solidarity for France

    Rally shows solidarity for France
    "Where are all the people of South Florida today? They are so apathetic. Wake up everybody. See what's going on in the world. See what happened in France. It's definitely coming here to this country next." So said Donna Salit, of Boca Raton —...
  • 'Whipping Boy' digs up childhood bully and a fascinating story

    'Whipping Boy' digs up childhood bully and a fascinating story
    Revenge is a dish best served between the cold, hard covers of a book. That is the lesson of Allen Kurzweil's "Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search for My Twelve-Year-Old Bully." Kurzweil, a bestselling novelist and children's book author, is an engaging...
  • 'Boy Who Came Back From Heaven' admits book is a lie

    'Boy Who Came Back From Heaven' admits book is a lie
    “The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven” is being pulled from shelves after the co-author publicly admitted that he lied about taking a tour of heaven during his two-month coma as a child, according to The Washington Post. When Alex Malarky was...
  • Me, My Shelf and I: JC Steinbrunner

    Me, My Shelf and I: JC Steinbrunner
    JC Steinbrunner doesn’t shy away from 3,000-page tomes. In fact, several of the books in his Civil War–centric collection could serve double duty as doorstops. The painter and founder of the Salon Series — who lives in Lakeview with...
  • Can 'Realistic Romance' Still Be Hot And Steamy?

    Can 'Realistic Romance' Still Be Hot And Steamy?
    Is the new designation for books — "Realistic Romance" — a contradiction in terms? Is it a classic oxymoron right up there with "free gift," "business ethics" and "adult children"? Or will "Realistic Romance" now forever (another lovely...
  • We back free expression in Paris, but not in U.S.?

    Like all civilized world citizens, I was outraged by the brutal killings this month in France. Those who first died were the cartoonists and editors of Charlie Hebdo. They were slain in retaliation for their creative satire of the Prophet Mohammed by...
  • Much remains unsaid since the slaughter at Charlie Hebdo

    It's not hard to imagine the scorn that the artists and writers of Charlie Hebdo might heap on the dour protests their deaths provoked. I can see a cartoon lampooning the political luminaries and cultural lions who turned out, trudging along in solemn...