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  • Digital Savant: The best of online exclusives

    For many years, even after the online revolution pushed us all onto the vast Internet for good, it was impossible to legally buy music from some artists or find products like some bestselling books in electronic form. Holdouts like the Beatles, the...
  • A rundown on the Man Booker Prize shortlist

    A rundown on the Man Booker Prize shortlist
    There is something silly about surveying all of English literature each year and deciding that one book is simply better than all others, as though literature were the equivalent of an Olympic long jump, and all we really need is a more accurate ruler...
  • Review: 'Where To?' by Dmitry Samarov

    Review: 'Where To?' by Dmitry Samarov
    All cabdrivers get dispatched, but most cabdrivers don't send dispatches. Artist, writer and former taxi driver Dmitry Samarov does, though, and has for years: on his blog and through Twitter as well as in his first book "Hack: Stories from a Chicago Cab"...
  • Book review: "The Princess Bride" was a book? A glance at William Goldman's classic

    Book review: "The Princess Bride" was a book? A glance at William Goldman's classic
    SPOILER ALERT: This book review may contain spoilers for the film “The Princess Bride,” so if you haven’t seen it ... what are you waiting for? Go watch it. “The Princess Bride” by William Goldman 2 out of 4 stars...
  • Australia's Flanagan takes Man Booker prize with war story

    LONDON (Reuters) - Australian novelist Richard Flanagan said that before winning the prestigious Man Booker prize for literature on Tuesday he had considered becoming a miner because he found it so difficult to make a living at his craft. Flanagan, 53,...
  • 'Emmanuelle' Producer Alain Siritzky Dies at 72

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Alain Siritzky, the French producer of the "Emmanuelle" series of films, died Saturday in Paris at 72. A family member confirmed that he died after a short illness. As general manager of French distributor ParaFrance, Siritzky...
  • ‘The Walking Dead': 55 images from Season 5 of AMC’s hit zombie drama

     
    “The Walking Dead” kicks off its fifth season Sunday with Rick (Andrew Lincoln), Daryl (Norman Reedus) and the other survivors […]...
  • Harlan Ellison in the hospital recovering from a stroke

    Harlan Ellison in the hospital recovering from a stroke
    Harlan Ellison, the multi-award-winning writer of science fiction and fantasy, had a stroke last week and is recovering in a Southern California hospital. He is grumpy -- and everyone considers that a good sign. Patton Oswalt tweeted: "'I gotta go do...
  • Comic book illustrator shares tips at Willington Public Library program

    When Mary Alice LeGrow was just a toddler, her parents began to guess that art was in her future. Her father, Ralph LeGrow, recalled, "One night – she was 3 years old – she decided she wanted to have pizza for dinner. Instead of just asking,...
  • Many Hong Kong parents just don't understand student-led protests

    Many Hong Kong parents just don't understand student-led protests
    Every time Kelvin Chan returns home around midnight from the daily pro-democracy rallies here, he finds his father fuming silently in the living room. "He says nothing when I come in," said Chan, 23. "He just gets up and goes to his bedroom." When...
  • Who will win the Man Booker Prize?

    The Man Booker Prize for Fiction, which will be awarded today in London, has long been one of the most prestigious and lucrative literary awards in the world. But this year, the world of the Booker got much bigger. This is the first year American authors...