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  • Looking for a good book? Sherry Boas recommends four

    Looking for a good book? Sherry Boas recommends four
    Two things high on my list of life's pleasures are reading books and browsing library shelves in search of new authors to discover. Over the past year, my meanders through the stacks resulted in 60 enjoyable reads, including many by previously...
  • Loss and attraction power Maria Flook's 'Mothers and Lovers'

    Loss and attraction power Maria Flook's 'Mothers and Lovers'
    Late in her fourth novel, "Mothers and Lovers," Maria Flook invokes Frank O'Hara's essay "Personism." When it comes to poetry, she writes, O'Hara argued that "[y]ou just go on your nerve. If someone's chasing you down the street with a knife you just run,...
  • 'God'll Cut You Down' misses the mark in Southern murder case

    'God'll Cut You Down' misses the mark in Southern murder case
    John Safran is a Jewish Australian prankster-documentarian who delves into racism and tribalism not by prodding its history and the depths of its pathos but by exposing the absurd places it leads people. He works in the vein of Sacha Baron Cohen, with the...
  • Val McDermid's new whodunit rattles with recent Balkans history

     Val McDermid's new whodunit rattles with recent Balkans history
    The skeleton at issue in Val McDermid's new stand-alone mystery, "The Skeleton Road," is discovered by an acrophobic demolition surveyor atop a Victorian Gothic school in Edinburgh, Scotland. The road from the skeleton takes us across Scotland to Oxford,...
  • 'Black Mirror' now streaming on Netflix

    'Black Mirror' now streaming on Netflix
    "Black Mirror," a widely talked about and highly regarded British science fiction series, is now streaming on Netflix in the United States.  Created by Charlie Brooker, the miniseries shows the dark side of life and technology.  Think about it as a...
  • ‘Kingdom of Dreams and Madness': Watch a clip from Studio Ghibli documentary

     
    “The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness,” a documentary that offers a rare behind-the-scenes look at the famed Studio Ghibli in […]...
  • 'The Babadook': Director Jennifer Kent confronts a boogeyman

    'The Babadook': Director Jennifer Kent confronts a boogeyman
    Jennifer Kent was a successful actress in her native Australia when she wrote a letter to art house provocateur Lars von Trier, whom she had long admired but never met. She was seeking career advice — Kent hoped to transition behind the camera...
  • Author brings anti-bullying message to high school

     Author brings anti-bullying message to high school
    We affect one another. Author Jay Asher intentionally affirmed this when he wrote the 2007 young adult suspense novel "Thirteen Reasons Why," about a teen girl who committed suicide and the people who played a role in her decision to do so. But it...
  • New in paperbacks: 'Coming Out to Play' by Robbie Rogers, more

    New in paperbacks: 'Coming Out to Play' by Robbie Rogers, more
    Coming Out to Play by Robbie Rogers with Eric Marcus, Penguin, 222 pages, $17 The LA Galaxy winger and fullback details his life, including his decision to come out as the first openly gay professional athlete to a play a major team sport in the...
  • Holiday gift guide: ‘Hobbit,’ Batman, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ more

     
    Ho, Ho, Ho(dor)! It's the time of year for geek-friendly holiday shopping. Whether you're shopping for fans of “Game of Thrones,” “Star […]...
  • Teenlink Events Calendar

    Teenlink Events Calendar
    Things 2Do - December 2014 Dec. 2 Broward Crowbar with Unearth, Black Crown Initiate Tickets $18.50 in advance, $20 day-of. 7 p.m. Revolution Live, 100 SW Third Ave., Fort Lauderdale. 954-449-1025 or jointherevolution.net Christmas on Las...