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  • J.K. Rowling: new book, charity launch, Harry Potter rumors

    J.K. Rowling: new book, charity launch, Harry Potter rumors
    A book release, an upcoming movie, a lighting ceremony at the Empire State Building and the usual questions about Harry Potter: It's been an unusually busy month for J.K. Rowling. The British author released a new book yesterday -- but don't get too...
  • Brookfield Zoo hosts earth-friendly Party for the Planet

    Your children will learn how to help the environment during a fun-filled day at Party for the Planet, Sunday, April 19 at Brookfield Zoo, 1st Ave. and 31st St. There will be performances of "Endangered Animals! What's a Kid to Do?," by Kidworks...
  • Eisner Awards: ‘Ms. Marvel,’ ‘Saga,’ ‘Multiversity,’ ‘Bandette’ lead nominations

     
    Marvel Comics’ “Ms. Marvel,” DC Comics' “Multiversity,” Image’s “Saga” and Monkeybrain’s webcomic “Bandette” topped the roster of nominees for the […]...
  • #HRBooks Review | "Field of Honour"

    #HRBooks Review | "Field of Honour"
    In the world of Melanie Fairfield’s “Field of Honour,” heroine Georgina Haworth is an honest, but not innocent, socialite with her own mind and six brothers she cares for. Much like unpredictable heroines of Jane Austen’s novels,...
  • Chip Zdarsky steps into a writer’s role with ‘Howard the Duck’ and ‘Kaptara’

     
    Chip Zdarsky is evolving. Originally created as a pseudonym for newspaper illustrator Steve Murray, the persona of Chip Zdarsky allowed […]...
  • Annapolis Book Festival returns to Key School Saturday

    Dan Zevin wants the world to know that he's the proud owner of a minivan. Zevin, a New York resident and the 2013 recipient of the Thurber Humor Award, will speak at the 13th annual Annapolis Book Festival on Saturday about his fourth book, "Dan Gets...
  • Notes and notables: Restructuring of ABC, Chinese drywall saga ends

    Notes and notables: Restructuring of ABC, Chinese drywall saga ends
    A sober assessment The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control put itself in an unflattering light by staggering into two embarrassing episodes in recent years. Now it appears the state's liquor monopoly is taking steps to bring order to its...
  • ‘Last Man’ exclusive: Cover revealed for Vol. 4 in French fighting series

     
    Magic, a Medieval fighting tournament and a mysterious stranger set the stage for the “Last Man” graphic novel series, by French comics […]...
  • M.H. Abrams dies at 102; editor of 'Norton Anthology'

     M.H. Abrams dies at 102; editor of 'Norton Anthology'
     M.H. Abrams, an esteemed critic, teacher and tastemaker who helped shape the modern literary canon as founding editor of "The Norton Anthology of English Literature" and joined the elite himself by writing one of the 20th century's most acclaimed works...
  • The top binge-watched shows and what to watch after that

    The top binge-watched shows and what to watch after that
    Binge-watching is on the rise, as evidenced by the results of Deloitte's Digital Democracy Survey of 2,000 content consumers ages 14 and older. But with all those options at our fingertips, where do you begin? The latest prestige cable drama? Full seasons...
  • 'Laugh Killer Laugh' pulls off an offbeat crime caper

     'Laugh Killer Laugh' pulls off an offbeat crime caper
    In the exquisitely offbeat crime caper "Laugh Killer Laugh," William Forsythe plays Frank Stone, a ruthless jewel thief known for offing his accomplices. Frank's favorite pastimes include sharpening knives, polishing guns, playing organs (the musical...