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  • Why I didn't sign the Charlie Hebdo protest letter

    Why I didn't sign the Charlie Hebdo protest letter
    Late last week, a letter circulated to members of PEN American Center protesting the organization’s decision to award the PEN/Toni and James C. Goodale Freedom of Expression Courage Award to the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo at its annual...
  • Lake County Star Almanac

    May 7, 1915 Will Smith was sentenced to 28 days in jail by Justice Bailey Wednesday evening, following several affidavits and charges on the part of Smith, Mrs. Smith and her mother Mrs. Keiser. The trial was a three-cornered affair, but after the...
  • Gaiman, Bechdel among new table hosts at PEN gala

    Neil Gaiman, Art Spiegelman and Alison Bechdel are among the writers who have agreed to be table hosts at next week's PEN American Center gala after six authors withdrew in protest of an award being given to the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo....
  • In China, a bike may be best way to find clean air and quiet

    In China, a bike may be best way to find clean air and quiet
    RONGJIANG, China On the third day of cycling through the rice terraces and rugged hillsides of southeastern Guizhou province, our group of eight needed a recharge. So we unsaddled in front of a store in Guochuan, a town we'd never heard of before. As...
  • Editorials from around Ohio

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The Cleveland Plain Dealer, April 29 Charm City, as Baltimore is known, has been anything but charming since 25-year-old Freddie Gray died of a spinal injury in mid-...
  • Honors go to many cookbooks

    If it's spring, the award season in the food world has begun. Last week the James Beard Foundation announced its winners in the cookbook awards, and the International Association of Culinary Professionals provided theirs a bit earlier. Both lists of...
  • Union Bridge author nominated for historical fiction prize

    Union Bridge author nominated for historical fiction prize
    Author Jim Stempel, of Union Bridge, said his interest in Civil War history can be traced to his childhood, and time spent in the area. Stempel's latest novel, a piece of Civil War historical fiction entitled "Albemarle," was recently nominated for the...
  • California Bookstore Day goes national Saturday

    California Bookstore Day goes national Saturday
    Once again, California leads the nation: This time, it's in independent bookstore celebrations. Spring 2014 marked the first-ever California Bookstore Day, in which independent bookstores offered limited-edition books, novelty items and special events...
  • Charlie Hebdo cartoonists: heroes or racists? The answer's not that simple

    Charlie Hebdo cartoonists: heroes or racists? The answer's not that simple
    Years ago, I served on a jury that had trouble making up its mind. After we sent the judge one too many questions, he brought us back into the courtroom to impress upon us a distinction. There are questions of law and there are questions of fact, he said....
  • Intrigue in the stacks of private Fort Lauderdale library

    Intrigue in the stacks of private Fort Lauderdale library
    'Checked Out' By Elaine Viets. Obsidian, 288 pages, $24.95 A library can be the focal point of a community — a place to find the latest best-seller, to just sit and read, to work on the computers, to study. In Elaine Viets' energetic 14th Dead-End...
  • Community News for Manchester Edition

    Bennet Academy Student vs. Staff Basketball Game MANCHESTER - The third annual Bennet Academy Student vs. Staff Basketball Game was held at Bennet on April 23. The game was played in front of capacity filled crowd. Team students fought hard against the...