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  • Library throws birthday party for Dr. Seuss

    It would be hard to find a child today in America who is not familiar with at least one Dr. Seuss book. The fantastic rhyming stories, nonsense words and colorfully illustrated works by the late children's book author Theodor Seuss Geisel have entertained...
  • Kerouac Project looking for a few good writers

    Kerouac Project looking for a few good writers
    Good writing, Geoff Benge acknowledged, can be quite subjective – one person’s pulp trash can be another reader’s literary masterpiece. Nevertheless, Benge believes he is a pretty good judge of which aspiring writers demonstrate the most...
  • 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...
  • The Offing, a new online literary magazine, launches in Los Angeles

    Next week, a new literary magazine, the Offing, will premiere online. Based (for the most part) in Los Angeles, where it is affiliated with the Los Angeles Review of Books Channels project, it is really a national, or even international, effort, which...
  • 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...
  • One-man Vincent van Gogh show comes to Oak Park

    Artist Terrence James Coffman has long loved the work of Vincent van Gogh. On Sunday, Feb. 15, Coffman will become van Gogh when he presents "A Walk Through the Wheatfields: The Missing Journals of Vincent van Gogh" at the Oak Park Art League. Coffman's...
  • Novelist Tania James talks rogue elephants, India and conservation

    A rogue elephant named the Gravedigger is the main narrator of "The Tusk That Did the Damage" (Alfred A. Knopf: 240 pp., $24.95), Tania James' imaginative novel exploring the ivory trade in the forests of south India. Orphaned at birth by a poacher, the...
  • 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,...
  • Novel idea

    Celebrate everything books at the Broward Public Library Foundation's "Literary Feast 2015." The event, running March 28-30, will feature 15 outstanding writers and the signature fundraising event, "A Night of Literary Feast." The authors represent...
  • Sen. John McCain Among R.J. Julia Author Talks

    Sen. John McCain Among  R.J. Julia Author  Talks
    U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) will give a talk about his latest book, written with Mark Salter, on Monday, March 9, at a luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Crowne Plaza, 100 Berlin Road, Rte. 372, Cromwell, presented by R.J. Julia Booksellers of...