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  • On the South Side, an intoxicating brew of movie and music

    On the South Side, an intoxicating brew of movie and music
    Even in the deep freeze, when every moviegoing instinct tells us to stay inside for some moviestaying, we know in our hearts we're better off heading out with our fellow cinephiles, in this case for a great benchmark of the silent era accompanied live...
  • Review: 'World Gone By' by Dennis Lehane

    Review: 'World Gone By' by Dennis Lehane
    "I f—ing love being a gangster!" says Rico, one of the lower-level crime bosses in Dennis Lehane's terrific "World Gone By." Now, there's something you never hear the gloomy dons in "The Godfather" and "The Sopranos" utter. Rico doesn't just love...
  • Titans collide in nominations for this year's IACP cookbook awards

    Titans collide in nominations for this year's IACP cookbook awards
    Rose Levy Beranbaum, Dorie Greenspan or Alice Medrich? Sean Brock, Yotam Ottolenghi or the folks from Tartine? The judges at the International Assn. of Culinary Professionals are sure going to have their hands full deciding at least a few of the 19...
  • Hanif Kureishi's 'The Last Word' lacks a certain sense of voice

     Hanif Kureishi's 'The Last Word' lacks a certain sense of voice
    Hanif Kureishi's "The Last Word" suffers from the genius problem: To create a believable virtuoso, the character's brilliance must light up the page. Such an issue arises any time an author tries to write about such a figure: J.D. Salinger, whose...
  • Novelist Tania James talks rogue elephants, India and conservation

    A rogue elephant named the Gravedigger is the main narrator of "The Tusk That Did the Damage" (Alfred A. Knopf: 240 pp., $24.95), Tania James' imaginative novel exploring the ivory trade in the forests of south India. Orphaned at birth by a poacher, the...
  • Enfield edition community news

    Elmira College Dean's List EAST WINDSOR - Madison Carolus '18, of the Broad Brook section of East Windsor, was named to the Dean's List for Academic Achievement for the fall 2014 term at Elmira College. The Dean's List recognizes students that have a...
  • 'Shadow of Mordor,' 'Monument Valley' win big at game awards

    "Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor" is king of the Game Developers Choice Awards. Monolith Productions' gritty action-adventure game set between J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" was honored as the game of the year at Wednesday's...
  • Trying to make sense of the world of ubiquitous surveillance

    Trying to make sense of the world of ubiquitous surveillance
    Airports are exemplars of our surveillance society. Here a raft of digital surveillance, targeting and sorting systems come together. And they start working well before you arrive for check-in, with the U.S. government comparing your name against watch...
  • Sen. John McCain About R.J. Julia Book Talks

    Sen. John McCain About R.J. Julia Book Talks
    U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) will give a talk about his latest book, written with Mark Salter, on Monday, March 9, at a luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Crowne Plaza, 100 Berlin Road, Rte. 372, Cromwell, presented by R.J. Julia Booksellers of...
  • Sculptor Invites Writers To Tell The Stories Of Her Works At Real Art Ways

    Sculptor Invites Writers To Tell The Stories Of Her Works At Real Art Ways
    While walking through an art gallery, it's easy to wonder what the artworks would be thinking if they were real people. What their stories are. What their gripes are. Why they have those looks on their faces. Why they're carrying those bundles, what's...
  • Dennis Lehane drinks in some sunlight

    Dennis Lehane drinks in some sunlight
    Dennis Lehane is one of Boston's best-known writers. Born and raised in the community of Dorchester (or, as he would pronounce it, "Dorchestah"), he's got a Bostonian no-nonsense, tough-guy edge, and his books, including "Mystic River" and the six-book...