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  • Gloria Molina donates her papers to Huntington Library

    Gloria Molina donates her papers to Huntington Library
    With no room left on Mt. Rushmore, Gloria Molina has found another way to achieve lasting proximity to some of the Untied States’ greatest politicians: She capped her 23 years on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors by donating her papers...
  • The Black List Announces 2014 Screenplays

    "Catherine the Great" by Kristina Lauren Anderson took the No. 1 spot on this year's Black List of the 70 top unproduced screenplays. The script centers on the upbringing and marriage of the woman who became the empress of Russia in the 18th Century....
  • Suzanne Shaw, social worker

    Suzanne Shaw, social worker
    Suzanne Shaw, a social worker whose love of female authors led her to found the Women's Literature Review, died of complications from dementia Dec. 1 at Copper Ridge, an assisted-living facility in Sykesville. The Radnor-Winston resident was 60. The...
  • Looking for a good book? Sherry Boas recommends four

    Looking for a good book? Sherry Boas recommends four
    Two things high on my list of life's pleasures are reading books and browsing library shelves in search of new authors to discover. Over the past year, my meanders through the stacks resulted in 60 enjoyable reads, including many by previously...
  • Folio Prize announces long, long long list

    The Folio Prize, founded to re-elevate the literary component of literary prizes, has announced its long list for 2014. It's a long, long, long list: 80 books. The list includes Lily King's "Euphoria," James Ellroy's "Perfidia," Peter Carey's "Amnesia"...
  • 'Corrections Class,' 'Chrieg' Top Marrakech Fest

    Shining a light on two new European talents to track, the 14th Marrakech Film Festival awarded its top prize, the Golden Star, to Russian Ivan Tverdovsky's "Corrections Class" while Swiss Simon Jacquemet's "Chrieg" scooped both its Jury Prize and best...
  • Laila Marrakchi Teams With Alexandre Aja on English-Language Debut (EXCLUSIVE)

    MARRAKECH -- Laila Marrakchi, one of Morocco's highest-profile directors, is set to make her English-Language debut with "My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece." The project is an adaptation of the bestselling eponymous novel by Annabel Pitcher. "My...
  • ‘Kingdom of Dreams and Madness': Watch a clip from Studio Ghibli documentary

     
    “The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness,” a documentary that offers a rare behind-the-scenes look at the famed Studio Ghibli in […]...
  • 'Get On Up,' 'Selma,' score NAACP Image Award nominations

    'Get On Up,' 'Selma,' score NAACP Image Award nominations
    "Belle," "Beyond the Lights," "Dear White People," "Get On Up" and "Selma" have grabbed top film nominations for the 46th annual NAACP Image Awards. "Get On Up" star Chadwick Boseman, "Selma's" David Oyelowo, Nate Parker of "Beyond the Lights," Gugu...
  • Gary Ferguson shoulders grief's burden in 'The Carry Home'

    Gary Ferguson shoulders grief's burden in 'The Carry Home'
    The new book by celebrated nature writer Gary Ferguson, "The Carry Home: Lessons From the American Wilderness," is a big-hearted, soul-searching memoir about grief and ritual and identity, about a man looking to nature for answers after the death of his...
  • James Patterson is on a mission to #saveourbooks

     James Patterson is on a mission to #saveourbooks
    "There's no evidence at this stage that the great books in our culture can be produced through the Internet right now," says bestselling writer James Patterson. "If the equivalent of 'Ulysses' came along, out it would go on the Internet, it would get like...