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  • Welcome to the Neighborhood aims to diversify Chicago live lit

    Welcome to the Neighborhood aims to diversify Chicago live lit
    When Paul Dailing and Rachel Hyman met on Twitter in 2013, they bonded over their own local literary projects. Dailing contributes three times a week to his ambitious journalism project, 1,001 Chicago Afternoons, and Hyman curates stories for her citywide...
  • Nick Hornby on 'Funny Girl'

    Nick Hornby on 'Funny Girl'
    From "Are You Being Served?" and "Keeping Up Appearances" to "Fawlty Towers" and "Absolutely Fabulous," Americans have long appreciated British situation comedy with strong female characters. But the history of the woman-centered Britcom is surprisingly...
  • Review: 'Get in Trouble' by Kelly Link

    Review: 'Get in Trouble' by Kelly Link
    Come over here for a moment. Kelly Link would like to show you something. It's in the palm of Kelly Link's hand. Bend down and take a closer look. What is that whispering sound? Squint your eyes and keep looking. What Kelly Link has in the palm of Kelly...
  • Review: 'Blood-Drenched Beard' by Daniel Galera

    Review: 'Blood-Drenched Beard' by Daniel Galera
    In Daniel Galera's "Blood-Drenched Beard," a young man travels to the small fishing village of Garopaba to investigate a mysterious death. This translation is a U.S. debut for Galera, a Brazilian author with three other novels under his belt. In his...
  • New, architecturally-significant Glencoe theater should fit in downtown

    New, architecturally-significant Glencoe theater should fit in downtown
    With construction of Glencoe's new $34 million Writers Theatre Center expected to wrap up by 2016, village leaders this week said that the venue will resonate with the town's long term downtown plans, which aim to revitalize the local economy while...
  • What really killed SkyMall

    What really killed SkyMall
    Say bon voyage to a friendly in-flight travel companion for the past 25 years. SkyMall has crashed. Last week, SkyMall LLC, which publishes the well-known in-flight catalog, and its parent company, Xhibit Corp., filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy...
  • 'H is for Hawk' wins Costa Book Award

    The Costa Book Award, which comes with a prize of $45,000, was given to Helen Macdonald for her memoir "H is for Hawk" on Tuesday in London. Now named for Costa Coffee, it was formerly known as the Whitbread Prize. "My mum was hoping I’d win. I...
  • Stieg Larsson's dragon tattoo girl returns, despite death of Stieg Larsson

    Stieg Larsson's dragon tattoo girl returns, despite death of Stieg Larsson
    Lisbeth Salander, the tough protagonist of "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" and its sequels, will return in a fourth book in August, "That Which Does Not Kill." That's despite the absence of author Stieg Larsson, who died unexpectedly in 2004 before...
  • Hoag celebrates birthday, new book at ShowChic

    Hoag celebrates birthday, new book at ShowChic
    It was a full house at ShowChic boutique's monthly Shop Talk Jan. 20 as guests waited to hear from Grand Prix dressage rider and No. 1 New York Times best-selling author Tami Hoag. There was also some birthday cake. Shop Talk began in 2008 by ShowChic...
  • On the Town: Book'd in Burbank hosts its first event of year

    On the Town: Book'd in Burbank hosts its first event of year
    If people aren’t reading books these days, no one told that to the attendees that filled Theatre Banshee on Magnolia Boulevard for the first Book’d in Burbank event of 2015 this past week. The brainchild of Liz Donatelli, a Burbank...
  • High flyer: Helen Macdonald's 'H is for Hawk' wins Costa Book of the Year prize

    Helen Macdonald's account of how training a hawk helped her cope with grief has won Britain's Costa Book of the Year prize. Macdonald's "H is for Hawk" was named winner of the 30,000 pound ($45,000) prize Tuesday. Judging panel chairman Robert Harris...