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  • A life-affirming romp through death in 'All My Puny Sorrows'

    A life-affirming romp through death in 'All My Puny Sorrows'
    "All My Puny Sorrows" is a novel about suicide, a 320-page contemplation of the point of human existence that asks why we bother slogging through our inevitable suffering when we have the choice to end it all. The book contains little plot, an abundance...
  • 'American Grotesque' resurrects William Mortensen's photos

    It's hard to imagine two 20th century American photographers more diametrically opposed than the macabre visionary William Mortensen and Ansel Adams, poster boy for so-called straight photography. Google Ansel Adams and you get a Sierra Club Calendar-...
  • 100 books for holiday gift-giving

    "Books are a uniquely portable magic," wrote Stephen King, who ought to know about such things. This holiday season, why not spread a little portable magic yourself? We're suggesting 100 books for gift-giving in a variety of genres, tones and topics....
  • Judge frees original 'In Cold Blood' files for publication

    The 1959 murder of the Clutter family in Holcomb, Kansas, brutal and mysterious, was made famous by author Truman Capote. With unfettered access to the investigators and confessed killers, and working at the top of his craft, Capote told the story of...
  • 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 […]...
  • Used Book Sale Dec. 12 & 13

    Used Book Sale Dec. 12 & 13
    The Friends of the Newport News Library will host a sale of gently used books Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Virgil I. Grissom Library. Categories include military interest, general history, children’s books, cookbooks, crafts, and...
  • Chinese investors sign up to fund link of I-95, Turnpike

    Chinese investors sign up to fund link of I-95, Turnpike
    Chinese investors have begun signing up to spend $500,000 each to help pay for a long-awaited connection between the Pennsylvania Turnpike and I-95. In exchange, the investors hope to get permanent residency in the United States for themselves and their...
  • Balancing Act: As 2014 wanes, turn your idea into a reality

    When I ushered in the new year, I came up with an idea for a book I wanted to write, a business I wanted to start and an app I wanted to launch. Now, I am eating a turkey feast and realizing I have not focused on turning any of them into reality. This...
  • 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...
  • Review: Bach Choir Christmas concert fills holiday with warmth

    Review: Bach Choir Christmas concert fills holiday with warmth
    In coming, temporarily, out of retirement for a concert review, I felt a little like a bear interrupting his hibernation to stick his nose out of his cave. But whereas the bear got a face full of cold wind and snow for his efforts, I was rewarded with the...
  • New Jersey's GOP lawmakers blast Bridgegate committee

    TRENTON, N.J. A New jersey state legislative committee's investigation into last year's lane closures at the George Washington Bridge was a cover to "take down" Gov. Chris Christie and boost the political career of its co-chairman, GOP lawmakers charged...