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  • Art Shay photo exhibit shows famous faces and his favorite subject -- his wife

     Art Shay photo exhibit shows famous faces and his favorite subject -- his wife
    The past is always present to Art Shay, present in his photographs that punctuate the walls of his Deerfield home, present in the big black and white shots covering every inch of his coffee table, present in the 60 published books of his photographs....
  • Pickwick Classic Film series books 'Hard Day's Night'

    Pickwick Classic Film series books 'Hard Day's Night'
    The Pickwick Theatre Classic Film Series has presented vintage gangster movies, horror movies, war movies and even Westerns, but rock 'n' roll has never been on its radar. That will change, however, when "A Hard Day's Night" hits the Pickwick March 19,...
  • George R.R. Martin says Emily St. John Mandel should get the Hugo

    The Hugo Awards are among the most important in science fiction and fantasy. Their nominating process, which is open to participants in recent Worldcons, concludes tonight just before midnight. Author George R.R. Martin has been sharing his thoughts...
  • Daughter's labor of love preserves history for generations

     Daughter's labor of love preserves history for generations
    "I have early memories of perching on my father's favorite chair, listening to him reading poetry aloud. He was well read, a lover of popular fiction, of classics, and of poetry. Sometimes he read to me from the journal of Walter P. Snow, always...
  • British actor embodies C.S. Lewis for one-man show

    British actor embodies C.S. Lewis for one-man show
    British actor David Payne is a big fan of C.S. Lewis, author of "The Chronicles of Narnia" fantasy novels regarded as a classic of children's literature. And though Payne, by his own count, has portrayed the late literary giant on stage "well over 500...
  • Nine west suburban libraries 'celebrate home' with host of programs

    Nine west suburban libraries 'celebrate home' with host of programs
    Nine west suburban libraries are serving up a delightful buffet of literary and cultural experiences this spring with a theme of Celebrating Home. Rather than everybody reading and discussing one book for the Big Read, librarians decided to change up...
  • James Patterson to donate $1.25 million to school libraries

    James Patterson to donate $1.25 million to school libraries
    James Patterson is one of the most famous authors in the world, with more than 100 books (at least one of which explodes) to his name. He's becoming just as well known in the publishing world for his philanthropy, after giving well more than $1 million to...
  • BookFest taps into 'Twilight effect'

    BookFest taps into 'Twilight effect'
    The publishing industry called it the "Twilight effect," referring to the boom in sales of science-fiction and fantasy novels after the five blockbuster "Twilight Saga" films. "People have been asking us to dedicate our three-day [Lake] BookFest to this...
  • Oak Park-River Forest High School alum's book looks at modern-day search for Atlantis

    Oak Park-River Forest High School alum's book looks at modern-day search for Atlantis
    It all started with Plato, and remains a fascinating topic to most and an obsession to some — the search for the lost city of Atlantis. Did Atlantis actually exist, or was it made up by the famous Greek philosopher? Will we ever know? When the...
  • Isabel Allende moves to Atria

    Isabel Allende moves to Atria
    Author Isabel Allende has taken her next book to Atria, Publishers Weekly reports. The publishing house will also pick up four books from Allende's backlist, including her best-known novel, "The House of the Spirits." That book -- her first -- was a hit...
  • Secrets and scandals good enough for fiction, but some of it's true

    Secrets and scandals good enough for fiction, but some of it's true
    Growing up in Baltimore as the child of Trinidadian immigrants, Lauren Francis-Sharma saw her hardworking parents pursue the American dream, while holding fast to nostalgic dreams of a Caribbean homeland an ocean away. "From an early age, I straddled...