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  • Broward County Calendar

      Through Feb. 26 Exhibit: You Can Only Get There from Here Rosemary Duffy Larson Gallery This exhibition features the work of Canadian artist Gillian Iles. This multimedia exhibition combines environmental-scale paintings with sculpture and...
  • The Biblioracle: A fast break for book lovers

    The Biblioracle: A fast break for book lovers
    Is there anything worse in the world than Internet comments? Ebola? ISIS? The New York Knicks? On just about any site you care to name, the comments are a cesspool of ignorance, hatred and appalling spelling. There is an old spiritual with the line,...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Candidates must get over 'gotcha' questioning

    In late 2013, a group of eager GOP Senate hopefuls landed at Reagan National Airport, just outside of Washington, D.C. Moments later, they were besieged by a gaggle of young, camera-wielding "trackers" yelling questions at them about abortion and rape two...
  • Tribune archive: Interview with E.L. James, 'Fifty Shades of Grey' author

    Tribune archive: Interview with E.L. James, 'Fifty Shades of Grey' author
    The “Fifty Shades of Grey” film has racked up more than $130 million in domestic box office receipts in two-and-a-half weeks. And critics have had a fine time indulging in literary masochism by reading through the source material, the...
  • Eleanor Marx led a revolutionary life with a tragic ending

     Eleanor Marx led a revolutionary life with a tragic ending
    The idea of Eleanor Marx is terribly attractive. Here was a young woman born in Victorian England, holding her own while living among some of the great intellectuals of her time — and ours. All those history books that depict the march of ideas...
  • March a feast of literary events

    March a feast of literary events
    The major event this month is the annual Literary Feast, sponsored by the Broward Public Library Foundation, scheduled for March 28 and 29. In its 27th year, the Literary Feast has grown into the premier book event of the year in Fort Lauderdale. The...
  • Helen Macdonald's 'H Is for Hawk' swoops into the wild

    Helen Macdonald's 'H Is for Hawk' swoops into the wild
    When her beloved father died in London, Helen Macdonald slipped past grief into a melancholic depression, and as a poet, naturalist and close observer of nature and words, she identified what she felt and what she intuitively needed. In this singular...
  • Paul Beatty's bruising, satirical 'Sellout' is driven by black voices

    Paul Beatty's bruising, satirical 'Sellout' is driven by black voices
    I knew when I read "The White Boy Shuffle" as a junior in college that Paul Beatty had written the book every afflicted black boy wannabe novelist dreamed of creating. Because we lived in the United States, and because we were black boys, and because we...
  • Common Sense book reviews

    Common Sense book reviews
    American history comes alive with these great reads for kids. From picture books to novels, silly stories to serious biographical accounts, these books draw on America’s heritage and heroes to entertain, educate, and inspire kids of all ages....
  • How a skin patch could be safe treatment for peanut allergies

    A skin patch that experts say could be a breakthrough treatment for peanut-allergy sufferers appears to be both safe and effective, according to an early stage clinical trial that involved Seattle-area children, among others, to test the potentially...
  • 'Going Into the City,' rock critic Robert Christgau's back pages

     'Going Into the City,' rock critic Robert Christgau's back pages
    If we peg the birth of rock writing to Richard Goldstein establishing his "Pop Eye" column in the Village Voice, the form turns 50 next summer. If instead we tie it to Jane Scott's Cleveland Plain Dealer report on the Beatles in September 1964, we...