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  • Holiday anthologies to beat holiday stress

    Holiday anthologies to beat holiday stress
    Christmas is a few short days away. If you're like many Americans at this time of year — cramming shopping, baking and wrapping into these last few days before the holiday — some lighthearted reading might be the break you need. Here are a...
  • In the Pipeline: Camel record store plays on in memories of H.B. music fans

    In the Pipeline: Camel record store plays on in memories of H.B. music fans
    As I have been out talking about my new book on the history of rock 'n' roll in Orange County, I've been hearing plenty of stories from people in Huntington Beach about the places that shaped their musical tastes and experiences. Of course, there are...
  • Author launches book to audience of 4,000 penguins

    Author launches book to audience of 4,000 penguins
    Talk about a cold audience. Author and explorer Patrick Woodhead traveled to Antarctica to launch his latest book -- in front of 4,000 penguins. "It's the only book launch I've done where everyone turned up in black tie," he joked in a release. "There...
  • Author Creating Special Poems For Reach Out And Read Connecticut

    Author Creating Special Poems For Reach Out And Read Connecticut
    After Mystic author, Tish Rabe, penned more than 150 tales for tots, many stories about Clifford and Curious George, she wanted to create a signature character, all her own. "I wrote a rhyming book about a dinosaur. Maurus O'Roarus was a brachiosaurus who...
  • Cristina Henriquez on 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' and the gift of heritage

    Cristina Henriquez on 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' and the gift of heritage
    Each day from now through Hanukkah and on to Christmas, we'll post an author's reflection on giving books as holiday gifts. Follow us on Twitter @ChiTribBooks to be alerted to new posts and tell us about your book-related holiday memories by using...
  • Book centers on Yorktown terrorism plot

    If you're looking for a last-minute Christmas gift, a book by a local attorney might be a good choice. Chad Green — a York County lawyer, licensed captain and commercial waterman — and co-author G. Tom Ward have written "The Crown &...
  • Sony Pictures CEO says had no choice but to pull 'The Interview'

    Describing the lonely work of leading a company through a devastating cyberattack, Sony Pictures Entertainment chief executive Michael Lynton on Friday said the Hollywood studio did not make a mistake in pulling satirical film "The Interview." Lynton,...
  • Lake Forest writer-in-residence earns national acclaim for poetry

    Lake Forest writer-in-residence earns national acclaim for poetry
    Cecilia Corrigan, a 2013 Lake Forest College writer-in-residence, is receiving national accolades for the poetry she wrote during her stay on the North Shore. Corrigan's book, "Titanic," contains poems whose central figure is Alan Turing, the British...
  • A Word, Please: A mistake is not quite the same as an error

    A Word, Please: A mistake is not quite the same as an error
    Not long ago in this space, I wrote about exceptions to a grammar rule. I added, “But none of those exceptions apply in modern publishing.” Soon after, I got an email from a reader named Charles. “With all due respect,” he wrote,...
  • 6 of the year's best baking books, plus Dorie Greenspan's matcha financier recipe

    6 of the year's best baking books, plus Dorie Greenspan's matcha financier recipe
    2014 has been a pretty fantastic year for baking books, with bakers and pastry chefs here in Los Angeles and around the country publishing books that are both pretty to look at and surprisingly user-friendly. These books also, perhaps needless to say,...
  • David L. Ulin's best books of 2014

    David L. Ulin's best books of 2014
    Lists are, by their nature, impressionistic: How could they be otherwise? Here then, alphabetically by title, are the most stirring of the books I wrote about this year, my 10 favorites of 2014. "Can't and Won't: Stories" by Lydia Davis (Farrar,...