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  • R.A. Montgomery lives on through his 'Adventures'

    R.A. Montgomery lives on through his 'Adventures'
    This past Nov. 9, the best-selling writer R.A. Montgomery died. Many of you are scratching your heads right now, wondering who the heck R.A. Montgomery was. Why can't we place a person who is responsible for popularizing a series of books that have...
  • Holiday gift ideas for theater lovers

    Holiday gift ideas for theater lovers
    Still wondering what to get your theater-obsessed nearest and dearest? Theater critic Charles McNulty shares his gift ideas for those with the right kind of histrionic nature. For playwrights "Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh" (W.W....
  • Book gifts for sports lovers

    Book gifts for sports lovers
    There are plenty of good choices for the sports book reader during the holidays. Here are some of the best. Michael Jordan: The Life by Roland Lazenby (Little, Brown, $30) This is the first comprehensive biography of the Bulls superstar. At more...
  • Chicago Book Expo: Making connections

    Chicago Book Expo: Making connections
    Great writers can be inspired by places that allow them to congregate and connect. That was a recurring theme of this year's Chicago Book Expo, which last week drew readers, writers and publishers, fusing new bonds within Chicago literary culture old...
  • Family Time: 'A Little Princess' to sing and dance into Allentown

    Family Time: 'A Little Princess' to sing and dance into Allentown
    A new musical version of Frances Hodgson Burnett's beloved novel "A Little Princess" will re-create the London boarding and African vistas on the stage of Allentown's Scottish Rite Cathedral Dec. 17-21. Sing for America, made up of the five siblings...
  • Hachette tries author-to-reader sales via Twitter

    Hachette tries author-to-reader sales via Twitter
    Before astronaut Chris Hadfield won the world over with his rendition of David Bowie's space song "Major Tom," he was already a social media star. High above the Earth in the International Space Station, Hadfield photographed the planet -- often cities at...
  • When financing new construction, focus on getting it done

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: My spouse and I are first-time home buyers purchasing a new-construction home. We are both self-employed. Our closing is at the end of January 2015. We're looking for 30-year fixed mortgage with 20 percent down...
  • Move over, Elf on the Shelf; here comes Maccabee on the Mantel

    Move over, Elf on the Shelf; here comes Maccabee on the Mantel
    When the holiday season's hottest sensation became a toy elf who spies on children for Old Saint Nick, Abra Liberman-Garrett found herself in a pickle. As a Jewish woman in an interfaith marriage, Liberman-Garrett didn't feel the need to shield her son...
  • Crime Reporter To Talk At New Jewish Book Festival

    Crime Reporter To Talk At New Jewish Book Festival
    Hank Phillippi Ryan knows news, and she knows crime. As a longtime investigative reporter for Channel 7 news, the NBC affiliate in Boston, she has won 32 EMMYs, 12 Edward R. Murrow awards and many other honors. Ryan also is an author of award-winning...
  • Concert Review: Judy Collins weaves stories, music and magic at Segerstrom

    Concert Review: Judy Collins weaves stories, music and magic at Segerstrom
    Judy Collins has plenty of memories of her childhood Christmases. Her father, who ran a radio show, would bring home store employees who had given him good bargains. Fruitcakes were a staple of the family kitchen, baked early in the season and drizzled...
  • Theo Lippman Jr.

    Theo Lippman Jr.
    Theo "Ted" Lippman Jr., a former Baltimore Sun editorial writer and author of several books, died Saturday morning of complications after a fall at his home in Fenwick Island, Del. He was 85. "He wrote with a great sense of humor," said Joseph R.L....