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  • David Foster Wallace movie: Can it overcome family objections?

    Authorized biopics are rarely the most juicy or revealing films. But what happens in the opposite instance, when‎ the family of your subject actively doesn't want a movie and is willing and eager to share that sentiment with the world? That's the...
  • Deborah Madison, David Lebovitz and Martha Rose Shulman at book events this week

    Deborah Madison, David Lebovitz and Martha Rose Shulman at book events this week
    We’ve got a big week coming up for cookbook lovers. Three authors of terrific new books will be having signing events in Southern California. Los Angeles' own Martha Rose Shulman, author of more than 25 cookbooks and the longtime New York Times...
  • Fans pay tribute to Nobel laureate Garcia Marquez in Mexico City

    Fans pay tribute to Nobel laureate Garcia Marquez in Mexico City
    Fans and family paid their respects to Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez on Monday, leaving flowers and playing music in remembrance of the Nobel laureate and giant of Latin American literature. Hundreds thronged outside Mexico City's Palace of...
  • Mexican, Colombian presidents hail Gabriel Garcia Marquez in lavish Mexico City memorial

    MEXICO CITY The presidents of Mexico and Colombia on Monday evening stood before an urn containing the ashes of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and extolled him as the most transcendent Spanish-language writer in centuries. "Garcia Marquez is the greatest Latin...
  • Passings: Kevin Sharp, Alistair MacLeod

    Kevin Sharp Country singer scored a handful of hits after overcoming cancer Kevin Sharp, 43, a Northern California-reared country singer whose gentle tenor voice helped him score a handful of country hits in the late 1990s after winning a battle...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Former Priest From Ireland To Read From And Sign Memoir

    How does one go from fervent Catholic to religious agnostic? Acclaimed author and former priest from Ireland to read from his memoir Sunday, May 4 at Dickens Books & Art. Dickens Books & Art, Bantam, announces a book reading and signing for area...
  • Authors R-Z

     - Return to other listings Lori Rader-Day Lori Rader-Day is the author of the “The Black Hour.” Her fiction has appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Good Housekeeping, Time Out Chicago and others. She is a member of Mystery Writers of...
  • Authors A-C

       - Return to other listings 2nd Story 2nd Story is a collective of story-makers and story-lovers working together to build community through the power of storytelling. They host story-sharing experiences in Chicago and beyond, in the form of both...
  • The Latest: Dysfunctional 'Family'; 'Smash' turns 20

    The Latest: Dysfunctional 'Family'; 'Smash' turns 20
    Tales of My Large, Loud, Spiritual Family Katherine Agranovich KAA Publishing; 176 pages Every so often I encounter people who claim to have mystical perceptions — a classmate who insisted that he once lived in a haunted house and saw the devil...
  • A Word, Please: Learning grammar through osmosis isn't always foolproof

    We've all done it: You look at something you wrote, then stop and think: "It just doesn't look right." When we write, the enormous volumes of printed text we see over our lifetimes become a mental reference for how words should be spelled and punctuated....
  • Authors D-G

     - Return to other listings Bill Daley Bill Daley is a Chicago Tribune food writer who covers personalities, cooking techniques and trends. He answers food and drink queries from readers in a weekly online column called “The Daley Question.”...