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  • Poor Paul's Almanac

    (With apologies to Poor Richard's Almanac -- and a colonial printer named Ben Franklin.) How to cook pasta: The trick is to keep stirring. Whether it helps the pasta is a secondary consideration. The primary purpose is to clear the mind. It gives the...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, April 6 Classical music The Sundays At Three Chamber Music Series presents the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's Katherine Needleman, Fei Xie, Qing Li, Karin Brown, and Bo Li in concert at 3 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 6800 Oakland Mills Road...
  • WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to take on Google in new book

    WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to take on Google in new book
    Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who is holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, has agreed to write a new book detailing his tussles with Google, his publisher, the independent house OR Books, announced. The book is to focus on the...
  • Survivor of brutal attack and author to sign book

    Survivor of brutal attack and author to sign book
    Raintree Books, 432 N. Eustis St., will have a book signing of "Unbroken — The Dorothy Lewis Story" from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday Lewis was carjacked Jan. 30, 1993, along with her daughters Jamilya, 7, and Jasmine, 3. Lewis was raped twice and...
  • 'Meatball' the bear has new children's book, name

    'Meatball' the bear has new children's book, name
    The Glendale bear affectionately called “Meatball” by fans has a new children’s book and a new name. The San Diego sanctuary that took in the roughly 500-pound black bear — who got his name after eating frozen meatballs from a...
  • Anderson's Bookshop closed, renamed: April Fools!

    Anderson's Bookshop closed, renamed: April Fools!
    Anderson’s Bookshop employees continue to get attention from around the country after a successful April Fool’s Day prank. Employees at the sixth-generation independently owned book stores in Naperville and Downers Grove posted giant signs...
  • 'The Butler' Writer Shares Wisdom With Renbrook School Students

    'The Butler' Writer Shares Wisdom With Renbrook School Students
    WEST HARTFORD — Wil Haygood, the journalist whose 2008 Washington Post story inspired the movie, "Lee Daniels' The Butler," spoke to students at The Renbrook School Tuesday, giving them a peek behind the story-turned-movie-turned-book. The school's...
  • A Word, Please: Use of initials is driving me crazy (DMC)

    People sometimes tell me to tell other people what to do, linguistically that is. I'll get an email saying something like, "It drives me nuts when people say 'Fruit is a healthy snack' instead of 'Fruit is a healthful snack.' Please write a column telling...
  • Wednesday: Will Allen West's new book change your opinion of Allen West?

    Typically, a new political book or memoir is designed to help an audience get a better understanding of the author. More recently books have been launching pads for presidential campaigns -- almost every GOP candidate for president in 2012 had one, and...
  • Author Visits Hooker Brewery

    Ben Keene, author of The Great Northeast Brewery Tour, will visit the Thomas Hooker Brewing Co. 16 Tobey Road, Thursday, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. In his book, Keene introduces readers to 62 notable breweries between Maine and Washington, D.C., touring...
  • Burlesque dancer searches for her missing infant and a friend's killer in Emma Donoghue's 'Frog Music'

    "Frog Music" by Emma Donoghue; Little, Brown ($27) Emma Donoghue's latest novel has many facets, all of them fascinating. Like her short-story collection "Astray" and her novel "Slammerkin," "Frog Music" is a detailed slice of historical drama, this...