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  • Book club shows, you can't judge a book by its reader

    Book club shows, you can't judge a book by its reader
    There's a new young adult book club in town. The only thing is, it's not for young adults. On the first Thursday of every month, Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse hosts "Adults Who Read YA," a book club for people who enjoy works similar to Suzanne...
  • Tri-County Ongoing Events

    Tri-County Ongoing Events
    MIAMI-DADE COUNTY BASS BABIES Tuesdays. Children 2-4 and their caretakers interact with art through themed songs, gallery activities and art projects. Only one caregiver per child is allowed. 10-11:30 a.m., Bass Museum of Art, 2100 Collins Ave., Miami...
  • Rudy Giuliani Slams Manuel Noriega's 'Call of Duty' Lawsuit in Court Hearing

    Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani said that jailed former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega's right of publicity lawsuit against Activision Blizzard for his depiction in a "Call of Duty" game is an "abomination" that threatened to stifle creative...
  • 'Twin Peaks' Sequel Novel To Explore Show's Characters Ahead of Showtime Revival

    Ahead of Showtime's "Twin Peaks" revival, slated to hit screens in 2016, series co-creator Mark Frost will write a tie-in novel that will span the period between the original ABC series and the new season. Titled "The Secret Lives of Twin Peaks," the...
  • Check It Out: Roping in the reluctant reader

    As a librarian, one of my favorite things to do is to recommend books to children. There is something exciting about connecting a young person with the perfect book. This is not as easy as it sounds. Everyone's tastes are different. Sometimes it is...
  • Film Review: 'Stonehearst Asylum'

    The lunatics have seldom taken over the asylum so literally, yet to so little reward, as in "Stonehearst Asylum." Not exactly qualifying as horror, costume drama, mystery, parable or satire, this well-mounted Gothic meller -- as much as it's anything --...
  • Theater: DeSales presents 'The Miser,' Moliere's finest farce

    A hilarious 17th century French farce, considered one of Moliere's finest, opens Act 1's second stage season Thursday. "The Miser" has been adapted by British actor, playwright and producer Miles Malleson and will be presented in the intimate Schubert...
  • 'The Best of Me' is corn on the bayou

    'The Best of Me' is corn on the bayou
    *1/2 (out of four) “The Best of Me” comes from a Nicholas Sparks novel, so let’s break out the checklist. >> Bad boy from humble roots who falls for girl of larger means >> Girl’s dad who tries to get boy to leave his daughter...
  • Publishers aim to take Chinese literature to the world

    * China riding high on e-book revolution * Chinese publishing market grows, seeks sales abroad * Focus on digital content, children's books By Kirsti Knolle FRANKFURT, Oct 16 (Reuters) - China, the world's second-biggest book market after the United...
  • Elmore Leonard archive goes to South Carolina

    Elmore Leonard archive goes to South Carolina
    The battle for the literary archives appears to be heating up. While the Ransom Center at University of Texas, Austin, is a dominant force, an upstart has emerged in South Carolina. On Wednesday, the University of South Carolina announced that it has...
  • Jonathan Eig on 'The Birth of the Pill'

    Jonathan Eig on 'The Birth of the Pill'
    Of all the inventions of the 20th century, the birth control pill arguably had the most profound effect on the everyday lives of human beings. By making widely available a convenient and effective form of contraception, the pill gave women control over...