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  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: The “hulls” are alive with the sound of music Beginning mid-April, Princess Cruises will partner with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment to screen the...
  • New L.A. reading series asks: Fact or fiction?

    New L.A. reading series asks: Fact or fiction?
    In the past, fiction disguised as fact has infuriated readers. Oprah Winfrey took James Frey to task for the exaggerations in his not-entirely-true memoir "A Million Little Pieces." Author Misha Defonseca was ordered by a court to return $22.5 million for...
  • Trevor Noah's tweets could be serious threat to future of Comedy Central

    Trevor Noah's tweets could be serious threat to future of Comedy Central
    In a culture where we whip ourselves into instant media frenzies and then move on forgetting only days later what it was that so upset us, maybe Trevor Noah’s tweets won’t be such a big deal by the weekend. But the offensive tweets that...
  • Center Stage's 'After The Revolution' echoes Philip Roth, features a spectacular cast

    Center Stage's 'After The Revolution' echoes Philip Roth, features a spectacular cast
    Amy Herzog’s “After the Revolution” feels a little bit like the great Philip Roth novels of the ’90s, each of which took on a decade of American politics—“I Married a Communist,” dealt with the 1950s, “...
  • South African children's reading project wins Lindgren Prize

    The South African alternative education project PRAESA has been awarded this year's Astrid Lindgren Prize for children's literature for innovative ways of encouraging reading and literature among children and youth. Announcing the award on Tuesday, the...
  • New on DVD: Oscar-nominated films top DVD releases March 31

    This week's new DVD releases feature three films that garnered Oscar nominations. "The Imitation Game," Grade B: A group of Brits rush to defeat the German code machine during World War II. Benedict Cumberbatch stars. At the core, this is a story about...
  • Fresh reads from Hampton Roads Authors

    Fresh reads from Hampton Roads Authors
    Each month we provide a list of recently published local-author books that have come to our attention. As usual, this month's selection covers a wide range of genres and topics. Take a look. You never know what might interest you. Fiction “...
  • Emily St. John Mandel's 'Station Eleven' wins the Tournament of Books

    Emily St. John Mandel's 'Station Eleven' wins the Tournament of Books
    It's been a good few months for Emily St. John Mandel. Her novel "Station Eleven" was a finalist for the National Book Award, and landed on the PEN/Faulkner shortlist and the longlist of the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction. Even George R.R. Martin is...
  • Frank Sinatra documentary pursues an elusive subject

    Frank Sinatra documentary pursues an elusive subject
    No single film or book or TV special could do full justice to the story of Frank Sinatra or thoroughly capture the essence of the man. His life was too densely packed with dramatic incident, his artistic achievements too plentiful, his defeats too...
  • Keeping literature dirty

    Keeping literature dirty
    I was almost sorry to see the developers of the¬†Clean Reader app — which would have allowed squeamish or morally didactic readers to remove profanity from books — take “immediate action to remove all books from our catalogue”...
  • Living Legends series will feature key founder

    The Eustis Historical Museum will present Living Legends of Lake County series featuring Deborah Carpenter, one of the founders of the Bay Street Players, at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the State Theatre, 109 N. Bay St. in downtown Eustis. The Bay Street Players...