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  • 'The Letters' playwright wants audience in suspense at Mad Cow show

     'The Letters' playwright wants audience in suspense at Mad Cow show
    Playwright John W. Lowell knows luck had a part to play in the history of "The Letters." In 2013, Time magazine's Richard Zoglin stopped by a performance by a small theater company in the back of a Chicago bookstore. He wrote a review best described...
  • ‘Multiversity': Grant Morrison maps other Earths for DC event series

     
    Grant Morrison is at ease with the prospect of other dimensions. As an acclaimed comic book writer and superhero behaviorist, […]...
  • Thursday: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Thursday: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Flights and Bites The Berghoff 17 W. Adams St. 312-427-3170 The restaurant and brewery of the same name invite you to try beer and food duos that take pairings one step further: Beer is actually an ingredient in each of the dishes. Pairings...
  • Patricia Sheridan's Breakfast with�Gayle Forman

    Since she began her career writing for Seventeen magazine, Gayle Forman's evolution to author of best-selling young adult novels was not a stretch. Her latest book, "If I Stay," has been translated to the big screen and is in theaters this Friday. It is...
  • J.D. Salinger's home in Cornish, N.H., is for sale

    J.D. Salinger's home in Cornish, N.H., is for sale
    You can own the home of legendary author J.D. Salinger in Cornish, N.H. Salinger's house is for sale for $679,000. And guess what? It's secluded. Set on 12 acres, the spacious 2,900-square-foot house is reached by traveling a mile and half down a...
  • Catalog your cookbooks on Eat Your Books and find every recipe every time

    Catalog your cookbooks on Eat Your Books and find every recipe every time
    After spending an hour and half on my knees, sorting through stacks of cookbooks, looking for a recipe I knew must be somewhere, in some book--if I could only remember the name -- I was beside myself.  I opened boxes. I tramped out to the garage to peruse...
  • Creating a place to create

    Creating a place to create
    Whether your creative passion is writing, drawing, sewing, crafting or cooking, a designated work area with space to store your tools makes all the difference in acting on your inspiration. Creative people often have rooms solely dedicated to their...
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder's real-life memoir to be published

    Laura Ingalls Wilder based her beloved "Little House on the Prairie" books on her actual experiences growing up on the American plains. But they were books for children, and, sometime in the 1920s, she wrote a memoir that would have been rated R for...
  • Simin Behbahani, poet and 'Lioness of Iran,' dies at 87

    Simin Behbahani, the poet known as “the Lioness of Iran” for her defiant verses opposing dictatorship and defending the rights of women, has died at age 87, according to media reports. Behbahani, who died Tuesday after a week in a coma,...
  • On the Bookshelf -- August 2014

    On the Bookshelf -- August 2014
    Each month we take a snapshot of recent local-author releases that have come to our attention. Here's this month's list. Fiction "Connected" by Alvin "King Pen" Jones. Fiction/Urban. Jones, a Newport News native who is currently incarcerated, stated...
  • Williamsburg author's tale rich in medieval history

    Williamsburg author's tale rich in medieval history
    In 12th century France, women were generally regarded as useful only in the home – meant to run the household and raise children. It was men's work to handle politics and warfare. There have been exceptions to this unwritten rule throughout history,...