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  • Used Book Sale Dec. 12 & 13

    Used Book Sale Dec. 12 & 13
    The Friends of the Newport News Library will host a sale of gently used books Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Virgil I. Grissom Library. Categories include military interest, general history, children’s books, cookbooks, crafts, and...
  • NAACP Image Awards 2014: Full list of nominees

    The 46th NAACP Image Awards, which celebrate the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film, announced its nominees, lead by "Selma" on the film side and ABC's "black-ish" for television. Winners will be...
  • 'Get On Up,' 'Selma,' score NAACP Image Award nominations

    'Get On Up,' 'Selma,' score NAACP Image Award nominations
    "Belle," "Beyond the Lights," "Dear White People," "Get On Up" and "Selma" have grabbed top film nominations for the 46th annual NAACP Image Awards. "Get On Up" star Chadwick Boseman, "Selma's" David Oyelowo, Nate Parker of "Beyond the Lights," Gugu...
  • Gary Ferguson shoulders grief's burden in 'The Carry Home'

    Gary Ferguson shoulders grief's burden in 'The Carry Home'
    The new book by celebrated nature writer Gary Ferguson, "The Carry Home: Lessons From the American Wilderness," is a big-hearted, soul-searching memoir about grief and ritual and identity, about a man looking to nature for answers after the death of his...
  • Daphne Durham leaves Amazon Publishing

    A little more than a year after taking the helm of Amazon Publishing, Daphne Durham is leaving the company. Amazon confirmed Durham's departure, which was first reported by Publishers Weekly. The company declined to make Durham or Mikyla Bruder, who will...
  • A puppet version of Jane Austen's 'Northanger Abbey' is modest success

    A puppet version of Jane Austen's 'Northanger Abbey' is modest success
    Incorporating puppets into a dramatization of Jane Austen’s “Northanger Abbey” may seem a bit of a stretch. But in the hands of Box Tale Soup’s intrepid performers Noel Byrne and Antonia Christophers, the puppets, along with a...
  • Review: Bach Choir Christmas concert fills holiday with warmth

    Review: Bach Choir Christmas concert fills holiday with warmth
    In coming, temporarily, out of retirement for a concert review, I felt a little like a bear interrupting his hibernation to stick his nose out of his cave. But whereas the bear got a face full of cold wind and snow for his efforts, I was rewarded with the...
  • New Jersey's GOP lawmakers blast Bridgegate committee

    TRENTON, N.J. A New jersey state legislative committee's investigation into last year's lane closures at the George Washington Bridge was a cover to "take down" Gov. Chris Christie and boost the political career of its co-chairman, GOP lawmakers charged...
  • Book Review: The game is amiss in new Sherlock Holmes novel 'Moriarty'

    Book Review: The game is amiss in new Sherlock Holmes novel 'Moriarty'
    Moriarty by Anthony Horowitz 2.5 stars   It was only a matter of time before Sherlock Holmes’ archnemesis got the star treatment. “Moriarty,” released Tuesday, turns the spotlight away from the pipe-smoking sleuth of Baker...
  • Author brings anti-bullying message to high school

     Author brings anti-bullying message to high school
    We affect one another. Author Jay Asher intentionally affirmed this when he wrote the 2007 young adult suspense novel "Thirteen Reasons Why," about a teen girl who committed suicide and the people who played a role in her decision to do so. But it...
  • For Nick Hornby, adapting 'Wild' was a fast-paced uphill hike

    My "Wild" journey — and, seeing as I never set foot outside my north London office for almost the entire length of it, I should really stop using the title as an adjective — began with a review of Cheryl Strayed's memoir in the New York Times....