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  • Hartford Library Hosting 'Doc' Hurley Book Launch

    Hartford Library Hosting 'Doc' Hurley Book Launch
    Walter "Doc" Hurley, who died in 2014 at age 91, was indeed a legend in Hartford. A star athlete at Weaver High School, he became a Marine and attended Virginia State University and went on to become an educator, administrator and sports coach in...
  • Reviews: 'The Game of Our Lives' by David Goldblatt, 'The Keeper' by Tim Howard

    You'd think Americans would be so overstuffed with televised sports that we wouldn't have room for anything new, but in 2012, NBC bet $250 million on a contrary proposition: The network made a three-year deal to broadcast and stream the soccer games of...
  • The Biblioracle: A Year of Books with Facebook

    The Biblioracle: A Year of Books with Facebook
    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is starting a book club. My question: Who brings the wine? Is there an app for that? Zuckerberg announced the book club on — where else? — Facebook. He intends to read a book every other week for an entire...
  • Review: 'The Evil Hours' by David J. Morris

    Review: 'The Evil Hours' by David J. Morris
    'The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder" is an engaging exploration of, and a timely resource on, the affliction first known in modern times as shell shock. David J. Morris, a former Marine who covered the Iraq war until he was...
  • Recent memoirs highlight brilliance of failure

    Recent memoirs highlight brilliance of failure
    Gary Shteyngart, gooey-lunged and height-a-fearing, arrives in America by way of the Soviet Union (and elsewhere) in the beseeching care of parents who might have been/could have been Someones. By high school, Shteyngart is, he says, failing his future....
  • New in paperbacks: 'It's Always Sunny' gang's self-help romp, more

    New in paperbacks: 'It's Always Sunny' gang's self-help romp, more
    The 7 Secrets of Awakening the Highly Effective Four-Hour Giant, Today by Charlie, Mac, Dennis, Sweet Dee and Frank, Dey Street, 236 pages, $16.99 Under the guise of (somehow) landing a real book deal with a real publishing company one night in Paddy'...
  • 'Culture Crash' examines the crisis in the creative industry

    'Culture Crash' examines the crisis in the creative industry
    Scott Timberg believes America's creative class is being destroyed by what he calls today's "winner-take-all" economy. Backing his argument with an avalanche of empirical evidence from across the music, publishing, newspaper, movie and architecture...
  • 'Descent' twists a familiar trope in an unforgettable novel

    "Descent" by Tim Johnston; Algonquin (375 pages, $25.95) The missing girl has become a common, almost tiresome, plot device in suspense fiction, which makes what novelist Tim Johnston does with the premise all the more remarkable. Author of the...
  • Rally shows solidarity for France

    Rally shows solidarity for France
    "Where are all the people of South Florida today? They are so apathetic. Wake up everybody. See what's going on in the world. See what happened in France. It's definitely coming here to this country next." So said Donna Salit, of Boca Raton —...
  • Considering George Orwell on the anniversary of his death

    When we think of George Orwell, who died on this date in 1950 at the age of 46, it is primarily as a satirist. This is the legacy — the fault, really — of his last two novels, 1945’s “Animal Farm” and “1984,”...
  • Students experience the Bard

    Students experience the Bard
    The works of William Shakespeare got a modern and humorous twist Tuesday at the Alex Theatre as more than 1,100 Southland students were treated to a unique production featuring scenes from five of the legendary playwright’s famous titles. Now in...