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  • Cory Doctorow talks up ‘In Real Life’ and Wang, feels down over gamergate

     
    Cory Doctorow’s short story, “Anda’s Game,” was released in 2004, but it’s only become more relevant in the past decade. […]...
  • Jonathan Eig's 'Birth of the Pill' a deft study of revolution

     Jonathan Eig's 'Birth of the Pill' a deft study of revolution
    The most transformative technology to affect the lives of women in the 20th century might seem an odd subject for Jonathan Eig, the bestselling author known for his books about the lives of notables such as Jackie Robinson, Lou Gehrig and Al Capone. But...
  • Leno returns to TV, but not to late-night chair

    "EVEN IF WE win, we lose," wrote Andrew Bacevich in The Washington Post. This quote caused a stir in D.C., if nowhere else. It was reprinted in The Week along with the following: "Since 1980, American troops have invaded, occupied, or bombed 14 Muslim...
  • Warner Bros. unveils a slate of superhero films after poor summer

    Warner Bros. unveils a slate of superhero films after poor summer
    Warner Bros. has unveiled a slate of superhero films that the big Hollywood studio believes will help drive profit after it suffered through an uncharacteristically poor summer. The studio plans to release 10 films from its DC Entertainment imprint,...
  • From the Library Of... Danya Ruttenberg

    From the Library Of... Danya Ruttenberg
    "I was always kind of a nerdy kid," says Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg, scanning her extensive book collection in the Evanston condo she shares with her husband and sons. "Aha! Here it is," she says, pulling out the first book she ever wrote, a pastel-colored...
  • Norman Lear's memoir looks back at family and 'Family'

    Norman Lear's memoir looks back at family and 'Family'
    At 92, Norman Lear belongs to a world-tilting generation of writers that, these days, he has almost all to himself. Carl Reiner, Mel Brooks and not many others remain from the great westward migration of talent that began after Sept. 4, 1951, when the...
  • Images move, evaporate in Killarney Clary's 'Shadow of a Cloud'

    Images move, evaporate in Killarney Clary's 'Shadow of a Cloud'
    Twenty-five years ago, Killarney Clary's first collection made an international splash: The prose poems of "Who Whispered Near Me" wove evanescent description of Clary's native Los Angeles, from her childhood's backyards to her office mates' cubicles,...
  • Twin Peaks' return births book 'The Secret Lives of Twin Peaks'

    Twin Peaks' return births book 'The Secret Lives of Twin Peaks'
    Flatiron Books will publish "The Secret Lives of Twin Peaks," a novel based on the TV series, the publisher announced Thursday. The book will tie together the first iteration of "Twin Peaks" with its upcoming return on Showtime. The original show, which...
  • Best-sellers: Hardcover fiction and nonfiction, plus Chicagoland hits

    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Deadline" by John Sandford (Putnam, $27.95). Virgil Flowers investigates the murder of a local Mississippi reporter. Last week: — 2. "Burn" by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown, $28). Detective Michael...
  • Book club: South Suburban Men's Literary Group

     Book club: South Suburban Men's Literary Group
    Our club: We are the South Suburban Men's Literary Group, founded in February 2010. Our meetings: We meet every two months at the home of the hosting member. The host is the member who picks the book for discussion. One unique thing about us: With the...
  • Exhibit of forgeries shows off unprecedented collection at Peabody Library

    Exhibit of forgeries shows off unprecedented collection at Peabody Library
    It's hard not to admire their inventiveness, their refusal to be cowed by the stubborn and unyielding truth, their bravado and their nerve. The dozens of charlatans, schemers and impostors on display in "Fakes, Lies and Forgeries," an entertaining new...