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  • Emerging Voices develops writers who have taken nontraditional paths

    Five months pregnant and living off post-traumatic stress disorder disability checks at her home in Echo Park, Cynthia Bond entered PEN Center USA's Emerging Voices Fellowship in 2005 with only a first draft of a novel. When she finished the program,...
  • Haruki Murakami's 'Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki' recounts a pilgrim's progress

    "Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage" by Haruki Murakami; Alfred A. Knopf (400 pages, $25.95) When the bottom falls out of your life, you can't always figure out what the hell happened. You just have to get through it. But getting...
  • Thursday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Thursday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Flights and Bites The Berghoff 17 W. Adams St. 312-427-3170 The restaurant and brewery of the same name invite you to try beer and food duos that take pairings one step further: Beer is actually an ingredient in each of the dishes. Pairings...
  • ‘The Strain': Vampire hunter David Bradley revels in action hero role

     
    It's in the vein of old-style vampire hunters that David Bradley operates on “The Strain,” FX's hit series that sees […]...
  • ‘Sin City': Rodriguez, Miller talk noir yarns, not social commentary

     
    When director Robert Rodriguez and legendary comic-book author Frank Miller released their movie “Sin City” in 2005, they had few […]...
  • ‘The Strain': Guillermo del Toro vampire series renewed for Season 2

     
    The apocalyptic horror series “The Strain” will return for a second season, FX announced Tuesday. Based on a trilogy of […]...
  • ‘Multiversity': Grant Morrison maps other Earths for DC event series

     
    Grant Morrison is at ease with the prospect of other dimensions. As an acclaimed comic book writer and superhero behaviorist, […]...
  • 'Outlander' a Highland fling

    Diana Gabaldon's eight-book "Outlander" novel series has sold more than 25 million copies worldwide, yet the author didn't publish her first story the first "Outlander" novel until she was nearly 40 and already established in an academic career as a...
  • Book-jacket artist investigates act, art of reading in 'What We See When We Read'

    "What We See When We Read" by Peter Mendelsund; Vintage Original (448 pages, $16.95) Peter Mendelsund's "What We See When We Read" may be the liveliest, most entertaining and best illustrated work of phenomenology you'll pick up this year. An...
  • Is Amazon the bully or the hero?

    The Seattle Times recently invited children's book author Nina Laden and writer Frank Schaeffer to debate on the fractious contract negotiations between online retailer Amazon.com and book publisher Hachette. Laden argues Amazon is a marketing behemoth...
  • Adventures in history [Commentary]

    Adventures in history [Commentary]
    Although the summer season still has a few weeks left, the box office take thus far suggests that Hollywood's string of consecutive records likely ended last summer. While consumer tastes are notoriously fickle in the entertainment industry, I do give...