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  • From the Archives: Capote plays Santa

    From the Archives: Capote plays Santa
    Editor's note: For Christmas 1968, Truman Capote listed for the Tribune the books he would buy for his friends. Christmas is upon us, so we take a look back this week at a 1968 story Truman Capote wrote listing all the books he would buy for his friends....
  • ‘Shutter’: Joe Keatinge, Leila Del Duca get weird with Image series

     
    While interviewing writer Joe Keatinge and artist Leila Del Duca about their creator-owned Image Comics series “Shutter,” the first thing […]...
  • Lauren Beukes creates a world out of 'Bone' for her daughter

    Lauren Beukes creates a world out of 'Bone' for her daughter
    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...
  • Molly Antopol on the gift of Grace Paley

    Molly Antopol on the gift of Grace Paley
    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...
  • Jane Smiley on the wonder of the World Book Encyclopedia

    Jane Smiley on the wonder of the World Book Encyclopedia
    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...
  • Illustrated books make great gifts for kids

     Illustrated books make great gifts for kids
      "Before After" Written and illustrated by Anne-Margot Ramstein and Matthias Aregui (Candlewick Press, $20) A witty, wordless rumination on the old "which came first?" chestnut, "Before After" offers lessons about the passage of time. An...
  • Moravian Book Shop lines up book signings

    Moravian Book Shop lines up book signings
    Lew Bryson knows everything there is to know about whiskey — from Scotch to bourbon to whiskies from Ireland, Japan and Canada. Bryson's new book, "Tasting Whiskey: An Insider's Guide to the Unique Pleasures of the World's Finest Spirits," is...
  • Ask Amy: This year, put a "Book on Every Bed"

     Ask Amy: This year, put a "Book on Every Bed"
    Dear Readers: This is one of my favorite days of the year because this is the day I get to step out from behind my desk and advocate — simply and sincerely — for literacy. I choose this particular day because it is my mother's birthday. She...
  • 'Inherent Vice': Paul Thomas Anderson on His Trip Through Thomas Pynchon's L.A.

    "What are we talking about? I'm lost," says Paul Thomas Anderson midway through a lunch interview, as he runs a hand quizzically through his unkempt brown hair. It's a reminder that a conversation with Anderson can be akin to one of his own movies: a jam-...
  • Simon Rich's Hanukkah gift: '500 Essential Words'

    Simon Rich's Hanukkah gift: '500 Essential Words'
    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...
  • Author details harsh toll of Alzheimer's on caregivers

    "Slow Dancing With a Stranger: Lost and Found in the Age of Alzheimer's"; HarperOne (240 pages, $26.99) Meryl Comer probably couldn't tell you the most harrowing moment of her journey through Alzheimer's. Maybe it happened before her husband Harvey's...