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  • Review: 'Travels With Casey' by Benoit Denizet-Lewis

    Review: 'Travels With Casey' by Benoit Denizet-Lewis
    Benoit Denizet-Lewis' "Travels With Casey" is a lot like Casey, the 9-yearold dog of the title — fun, sweet and a little neurotic. Also like Casey, it's a mutt of a book, part psychological memoir, part meditation on American dog culture. Unlike...
  • Taking the Kids -- and making time for smaller museums

    Taking the Kids -- and making time for smaller museums
    Let's play! In one room the kids are busy making creatures out of clay and then seeing them come to life in a Claymation movie they create with a computer program and different backdrops; in another, they're performing in music videos. They are...
  • Committee lines up 'Suspect' author

    The La CaƱada Flintridge One City One Book Committee has announced its pick for the community read this fall. Local residents are invited to dive into “Suspect,” by Robert Crais, then participate in an October event with its author. “...
  • The Biblioracle: Picking up 'Hitchhiker's Guide' again

    The Biblioracle: Picking up 'Hitchhiker's Guide' again
    I'm pleased to announce a new occasional feature in this space. I'm calling it, "But does it hold up?" I'm motivated by some recent face-to-face Biblioracling where after hearing the list of recent reads (which included Christopher Moore and Terry...
  • Review: 'Football' edited by John Schulian

    Review: 'Football' edited by John Schulian
    There was never a question, for those who read the sports pages of the bygone Chicago Daily News or the Chicago Sun-Times, that John Schulian was a writer of immense, eloquent talent. Here he is in 1981, opening a column about Skip Dillard and Bernard...
  • READER SUBMITTED: How To Make Every Day A Friday

    What would it be like for you if you woke up every day excited & on fire about your life, you loved your job so much you couldn't wait to get there, your health, finances & relationships couldn't possibly be better, you felt relaxed, peaceful and in...
  • READER SUBMITTED: The Novel Cure And Preserving Americana

    Whether you're searching for a cure for your ills or want to learn about the history of outhouses, we have it all here for you at Hall Memorial Library, 93 Main St., Ellington in September. We start the month with Susan Elderkin, author of "The Novel...
  • More than 3,000 of Doris Lessing's books heading to Zimbabwe

    More than 3,000 books from the personal collection of Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing are headed to the leading public library in Harare, Zimbabwe. The author, who died in 2013 at age 94, lived in Zimbabwe in her youth, when it was Southern...
  • Mar Jennings Wraps Up Connecticut Authors Trail Sixth Season

    Mar Jennings Wraps Up Connecticut Authors Trail Sixth Season
    The 6th Annual Connecticut Authors Trail, for which authors who live in the state or write about it give free talks at libraries in Eastern Connecticut, ends on Thursday, Sept. 4, when banker turned author and lifestyle expert Mar Jennings will answer...
  • Zaha Hadid sues over New York Review of Books article

    Zaha Hadid sues over New York Review of Books article
    Architect Zaha Hadid has filed a libel lawsuit over an article that recently appeared in the New York Review of Books, prompting the author to issue an admission of error. The article, which appeared in the June 5 issue, is a review written by critic...
  • Censoring the Islamic State on Twitter is useless

    Censoring the Islamic State on Twitter is useless
    When a powerful denial-of-service attack brought down Sony's PlayStation Network on Sunday, a group that claimed responsibility said it had acted on behalf of the Islamic State, the rapidly growing terrorist organization in the Middle East. Even if the...