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  • In 'This Changes Everything,' Naomi Klein sounds climate alarm

    In 'This Changes Everything,' Naomi Klein sounds climate alarm
    Naomi Klein has made a career critiquing the effects of global capital and consumerism. Her 2000 book "No Logo" looked at the exploitation of workers by large multinationals, including Nike; her follow-up, "The Shock Doctrine" (2007), examined the ways in...
  • Ursula K. Le Guin will receive National Book Foundation award

    Ursula K. Le Guin will receive National Book Foundation award
    Science fiction-fantasy legend Ursula K. Le Guin will be awarded the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the group announced Tuesday. Le Guin, 84, will be the 27th winner of the medal and the second science...
  • 'The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay' is this year's One Book, One Chicago

    'The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay' is this year's One Book, One Chicago
    "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay" (Picador 2000), the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Michael Chabon, is this year's selection for One Book, One Chicago, the Chicago Public Library announced Friday. The story is about Joe Kavalier and Sammy...
  • Orlando Repertory Theatre opens 'The Borrowers'

     Orlando Repertory Theatre opens 'The Borrowers'
    Orlando Repertory Theatre opens its season with "The Borrowers," a play by Charles Way based on Mary Norton's award-winning classic of children's literature. Don't remember the story? Arrietty Clock is a typical tween yearning to experience the grown-...
  • 'Utopia' means sleeping on a barn floor and tiresome arguments

    'Utopia' means sleeping on a barn floor and tiresome arguments
    In "Utopia," which is not an adaptation of Thomas More's 1516 work of philosophical speculative fiction but a reality show from the creator of "Big Brother," 15 people volunteer to live together for a year without indoor plumbing. As is the custom,...
  • Cool movie events in Hampton Roads this week

    Cool movie events in Hampton Roads this week
     Here are some cool movie events in Hampton Roads this week:  Movie Tavern in Williamsburg will feature "The Blues Brothers" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday as part of its weekly Retro Cinema series. A lot of laughs along the way, and even more...
  • 'The Simpsons' set to invade the Hollywood Bowl

    'The Simpsons' set to invade the Hollywood Bowl
    When you gather some of the top creative names behind "The Simpsons" in one room, a reporter's questions tend to get buried under rapid-fire one-liners, overlapping anecdotes and boisterous laughter. ¡Ay caramba! But who would expect otherwise from a...
  • Wasserman Schultz leads Democrats' jabs at Chris Christie on Bridgegate anniversary

    Wasserman Schultz leads Democrats' jabs at Chris Christie on Bridgegate anniversary
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston led Democratic Party media event on Monday to remind potential voters about New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s “Bridgegate” scandal. Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National...
  • Tom Thumb's 'Raucous Adventures' Become The Tale In New Novel

    Tom Thumb's 'Raucous Adventures' Become The Tale In New Novel
    Tom Thumb was one of the first international entertainment celebrities. P.T. Barnum's legendary tiny song-and-dance man, a Bridgeport native, made both commoners and kings giddy with delight at his unusual small stature, his talent and his elaborate...
  • Fall promises bounty of great new books

    Fall promises bounty of great new books
    Writing a fall books preview on a limited word budget is a futile exercise. So many great titles hit the shelves in the peak publishing season that kicks off in September and runs through the end of the year, that even as we highlight quite a few, we...
  • Forget Kindle -- a new bookstore is opening in Winter Park

    Forget Kindle -- a new bookstore is opening in Winter Park
    Lauren Zimmerman is well aware that the eBook has become all the rage, and that for millions of twentysomethings, downloading a book onto their laptap within seconds is preferable to buying the paperback copy. But this lover of hardcover and paperback...