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  • Pop-Up Magazine: Live storytelling with no digital footprint

     Pop-Up Magazine: Live storytelling with no digital footprint
    The scene was a beautiful, chaotic mess, a mashup of live music, animation and rollicking storytelling for about 2,600 people filling Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco. So ravenous was the crowd for Pop-Up Magazine's particular brand of storytelling...
  • HBO orders 'Westworld' series

    HBO orders 'Westworld' series
    There are no sure things in television, but HBO's latest series, "Westworld," has stacked the deck in its favor with top-drawer talent. The cable channel announced Monday that it was taking the remake of writer-director Michael Crichton's 1973 science-...
  • Sun in the City: Boynton publicist's book looks at the sun

    Sun in the City: Boynton publicist's book looks at the sun
    It began with daily photos of sunrises and sunsets. Kim Weiss captured the sun-themed vistas from her 14th-floor Boynton Beach seaside terrace. She then paired some of the images with quotes and passages from writers she admires. The result:...
  • Authors presenting Jewish-themed books

    Authors presenting Jewish-themed books
    The 2014 Miami Book Fair International includes a Jewish flavor. Several authors will present Jewish-themed books during the fair that runs through Nov. 23 at Miami-Dade College's Wolfson Campus, 300 NE 2nd Ave. in Miami. One of the books being...
  • The Crowd: A generous check for Childhelp

    The Crowd: A generous check for Childhelp
    *This post has been corrected, as noted below. Jacquie and Michael Casey accepted the Founder's Award from Childhelp at an Oct. 18 gala at the Balboa Bay Resort. Childhelp co-founder Sara O'Meara praised the Caseys for their generous financial...
  • 'Seinfeld' writer Peter Mehlman on his novel 'It Won't Always Be This Great'

    'Seinfeld' writer Peter Mehlman on his novel 'It Won't Always Be This Great'
    Peter Mehlman will likely always be best known for penning such standards as “Yada-yada-yada,” “double-dipping” and “sponge-worthy” during his eight-year writer-producer run on “Seinfeld.” But he has...
  • History, memories and emotion waft through Mandy Aftel's 'Fragrant'

    History, memories and emotion waft through Mandy Aftel's 'Fragrant'
    Perfume is both sacred and sensuous to the author and artisan who writes passionately about our emotional connection with scent and its powers of transcendence, From a fragrant atelier in Berkeley, Mandy Aftel creates small-batch, artisanal perfumes and...
  • Skillful bad writers outdid themselves again

    Skillful bad writers outdid themselves again
    As I was promoting this year's local version of the international Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest, I offered one of my own efforts. The goal for my writers was to submit the first sentence to the worst possible novel, inspired by Edward George Bulwer-...
  • Donald Chung dies at 82; Korean War vet became author, doctor, donor

    Donald Chung dies at 82; Korean War vet became author, doctor, donor
    Fleeing his North Korean village in wartime 1950, Donald Chung promised his mother he would be back within three days. He never saw her again. Unable to return, Chung went on to fight on the side of South Korea in the Korean War, endure bruising...
  • A Word, Please: Here's an early grammar gift for the holidays

    A Word, Please: Here's an early grammar gift for the holidays
    Before you start composing your holiday cards and invitations, here’s a cautionary tale for you. Recently, I bought an e-book that I didn’t realize was self-published. But by the time the protagonist made her third or fourth visit to “...
  • Author Michael Lewis prevails in 'Big Short' libel appeal

    By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK, Nov 14 (Reuters) - The author Michael Lewis did not libel a money manager in his 2010 best-seller "The Big Short," a divided federal appeals court ruled on Friday. By a 2-1 vote, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New...