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  • Richard Bausch on 'Before, During, After'

    Richard Bausch on 'Before, During, After'
    With his elegant prose style and keen insights into human nature, Richard Bausch has long been a writer's writer. Over his long career, highlights of which include his short story collection "The Fireman's Wife" (1990) and the novel "Hello to the...
  • 'Your Face in Mine' a bold take on race, identity by Jess Row

    'Your Face in Mine' a bold take on race, identity by Jess Row
    Late in his novel "Your Face in Mine," Jess Row cites a parable attributed to Zhuangzi, a Chinese philosopher from the fourth century BC. "Zhuangzi awoke from dreaming that he was a butterfly," he writes, "… And didn't know whether he was a...
  • Winning essays take 2 South L.A. students to Dickens conference

    Winning essays take 2 South L.A. students to Dickens conference
    Amid Victorian high tea and lengthy talks about literature, two young women from South Los Angeles recently found themselves at the center of the universe — the Dickens Universe. Scholars of Charles Dickens and enthusiasts from the public recently...
  • A setting in search of some action

    A setting in search of some action
    'Haunted' By Randy Wayne White. Putnam, 356 pages, $26.95 Randy Wayne White has built a legacy exploring Florida's history and ecology. But an evocative look at Florida and its often ignored role in the Civil War can't make up for a lack of action in...
  • Matthea Harvey's 'Tabloids' mashes word pictures with imaginative art

    Matthea Harvey's 'Tabloids' mashes word pictures with imaginative art
    True story: A teenager saw me with Matthea Harvey's new book of poems as I sat with it in a café and asked if she could look at it. She was the scowly sort, angry tattoo on her shoulder, who I thought was going to ask me if I had a cigarette; not,...
  • 'How the World Was' a vivid tale of a 20th century California boyhood

    'How the World Was' a vivid tale of a 20th century California boyhood
    The Parisian artist Emmanuel Guibert creates nonfiction graphic novels that have the emotional weight and patient observation of great prose fiction. Many of his books are based on long interviews with real subjects. "The Photographer" told the story of a...
  • Top 3 books from Moravian Bookshop: Paperback nonfiction

    TREES UP CLOSE: THE BEAUTY OF BARK, LEAVES, FLOWERS, AND SEEDS By Nancy Ross Hugo (Timber Press, $15) This book offers an intimate, revealing look at the beauty of leaves, flowers, cones, fruits, seeds, buds, bark and twigs of most common trees....
  • On road to film Lois Lowry's 'The Giver,' Jeff Bridges gave his all

    On road to film Lois Lowry's 'The Giver,' Jeff Bridges gave his all
    Before "The Hunger Games" and "Divergent" series zoomed off bookshelves and onto movie screens, where they became blockbuster franchises, there was a quieter dystopian novel that entranced millions of young readers: 1993's "The Giver." The original...
  • Speed is of the essence in IPO roadshow tour scramble

    LONDON (Reuters) - Going on the road isn't what it used to be for investment bankers hawking shares in companies seeking a stock market listing. Gone are the days of the private jet and the two-week carousel of five-star hotels in Europe and the United...
  • Leesburg comic publisher to release graphic novel of end times

    Leesburg comic publisher to release graphic novel of end times
    LEESBURG — A Leesburg Christian comic book publisher is getting reading to launch a graphic novel adaptation of the upcoming faith-based film, "The Remaining," a supernatural thriller about the Biblical account of the rapture and end times....
  • German emigres' effect on U.S. cinema saluted

     German emigres' effect on U.S. cinema saluted
    The United States was a relatively provincial country in the 1930s, and the films coming out of Hollywood reflected this lack of sophistication, even though it was the glamorous center of the movie production world. But the intellectual atmosphere began...