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  • March into writers' workshops

    March into writers' workshops
    We might have turned a corner closer to spring this week. But it's still winter, a perfect time to hone your writing skills while you're hunkering indoors waiting for the weather to warm. The folks at the Williamsburg Book Festival are getting started...
  • Peabody Chamber Opera to give U.S. premiere of 'Mansfield Park'

    Peabody Chamber Opera to give U.S. premiere of 'Mansfield Park'
    "Mansfield Park" may not be the most popular of Jane Austen's works — one website devoted to the author claims it's "disliked by more of Jane Austen's fans than any of her other novels" — but it has inspired at least two films, a TV...
  • 'Good Catch' nets Florida's fishing culture, recipes

    'Good Catch' nets Florida's fishing culture, recipes
    If you've fished off Florida's coast, pulled bass from Lake Okeechobee or drifted on the St. Johns or Ocklawaha rivers, then maybe you've also slurped oysters harvested from Apalachicola Bay, dug into spiny lobster in the Florida Keys or met Zodie Horton,...
  • The Valley Line: USC School of Libraries presents annual Scripter Award

    The Valley Line: USC School of Libraries presents annual Scripter Award
    The recent, simply amazing, fabulous days of 80-plus degree winter weather were divine but certainly not helping our Southern California drought situation. I’d love to see more rain. *** These are busy days for the folks from our burg. The award...
  • Male protagonist adds spice to Lisa Unger novel

    Male protagonist adds spice to Lisa Unger novel
    Award-winning bestselling writer Lisa Unger leaves it up to readers to categorize her recent novels – supernatural suspense or psychological thriller? Her latest, "Crazy Love You," released Tuesday, includes a lot of either-ors — strength or...
  • One-man Vincent van Gogh show comes to Oak Park

    Artist Terrence James Coffman has long loved the work of Vincent van Gogh. On Sunday, Feb. 15, Coffman will become van Gogh when he presents "A Walk Through the Wheatfields: The Missing Journals of Vincent van Gogh" at the Oak Park Art League. Coffman's...
  • JHU alum's book 'The Book of Negroes' is coming to BET as miniseries

    JHU alum's book 'The Book of Negroes' is coming to BET as miniseries
    "The Book of Negroes," based on the award-winning novel from Johns Hopkins University alum Lawrence Hill, has been made into a television mini-series to be shown later this month on BET. American actor Aunjanue Ellis plays the main character, Aminata...
  • 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author Harper Lee will publish second book

    'To Kill a Mockingbird' author Harper Lee will publish second book
    No American author has built a reputation as impeccable as Harper Lee's, and she did it with just one book: "To Kill a Mockingbird," a powerful story of racial injustice in the pre-civil-rights South. Still one of America's most beloved books, it has sold...
  • Baltimore novelist Anne Tyler tackles mortality head-on

    Baltimore novelist Anne Tyler tackles mortality head-on
    The feeling of loss permeates Anne Tyler's new novel like smoke, faintly smudging the page. In "A Spool of Blue Thread," the longtime Baltimore author's 20th novel and among her finest, the source of that loss is old age and the rapidly approaching...
  • Fugitive treasure hunter was strategic about vanishing for 2 1/2 years, authorities say

    Fugitive treasure hunter was strategic about vanishing for 2 1/2 years, authorities say
    In the West Boca hotel room where famed treasure hunter and fugitive Thomas Thompson holed up for more than two years, federal investigators found clues of a secret life. Two suitcases stuffed with $420,000 in $100 bills. Paperwork on asylum in other...
  • Young readers meet popular authors in Winnetka

    Young readers meet popular authors in Winnetka
    Just the suggestion that teenagers do not read as much as they used to is enough to make young adult literature authors Ally Carter and Elizabeth Eulberg bristle. "People were saying that 150 years ago," Carter said. "I write for teens and tweens and...