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  • New mystery and thriller books set amid the world wars

    New mystery and thriller books set amid the world wars
    Mysteries and thrillers set in the years surrounding and during our two world wars have become a cottage industry. From Ken Follett's "Eye of the Needle" in the 1980s to recent novels by Charles Todd and Jacqueline Winspear, the standouts blend enough...
  • Remarkable Woman: Stacy Ratner

    Remarkable Woman: Stacy Ratner
    Around the time she turned 35, Stacy Ratner had one of those moments that can propel you to action or into existential despair. "You think, 'OK, I live in a big city, I could get hit by a bus any minute. What is the last thing I did?'" she said....
  • The Bookworms

    The Bookworms
    We have been together for more than 30 years. We're a mixed group from Oak Park — married, singles and a few former Catholic priests. For our 25th year celebration we rented a villa in Tuscany. We still smile and enjoy talking about it. Last...
  • Friends Evening Book Discussion Group

    Friends Evening Book Discussion Group
    The group has been meeting at the Mount Prospect Public Library since January 1990 and has been featured in "The Book Group Book" edited by Ellen Slezak. Recently we read Helen Simonson's "Major Pettigrew's Last Stand" and had a very good discussion....
  • 'War Horse,' 'Addams Family' bound for Broward

    'War Horse,' 'Addams Family' bound for Broward
    If Broadway buzz is your thing, then you're going to love the shows heading to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts next season. In a major coup for South Florida, the inaugural tour of"War Horse" is included among them. The spate of musicals...
  • Monster Mash: Jim Parsons headed for Broadway in 'Normal Heart'; 'Spider-Man' without Julie Taymor?

     
    Jim Parsons, Lee Pace to star in Broadway production of 'The Normal Heart'...
  • Elizabeth Taylor, 1932-2011

     
    Her obituary has been written more times than most of us can count. But this time, it's real. Elizabeth Taylor, violet/velvet-eyed screen icon, is dead. An English rose who came to Hollywood very young, broke through with “National Velvet” and...
  • Neil LaBute to give us his take on Agatha Christie

     
    The Agatha Christie novel “The Crooked House,” scripted by “Gosford Park” writer Julian Fellowes, will be a serious step out of his comfort zone for playwright and director Neil LaBute. “I have always liked whodunnits,”...
  • Best Novel Series

     
    All this talk last week about the Rapture reminded me that I may be the only person in the Lehigh Valley who read the entire series of Left Behind novels, which dealt with precisely this topic. Any others out there?......
  • Second star to the left and straight on ’til morning

     
    I graduated college on Sunday. Imagine my chagrin when I woke up Monday morning/afternoon feeling every bit as unaccomplished as I usually do. I thought when I was handed that fictitious diploma holder everything would just magically come together! Just...
  • New troupe In the Wings needs actors for Agatha Christie’s “Mousetrap”

     
    A new theater troupe in Orlando, In the Wings Productions, has picked an old classic for its first production: Agatha Christie's “The Mousetrap,” which is the longest-running play in theater history. (The London production has run since 1952...