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  • Best bets in and around the South suburbs, Oct. 16-22

    Best bets in and around the South suburbs, Oct. 16-22
    Event highlights for the weekend and beyond in and around the South suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: triblocal.com/events. Bolingbrook High School Fall Choir...
  • Neophytes should tread carefully in real estate investing

    Neophytes should tread carefully in real estate investing
    Q: I am a huge fan of Ilyce's radio show and have several questions concerning commercial real estate investment. I recently found several interesting investments listed on a website. The most favorable property is about 40 miles from my own residence....
  • South suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the south suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/eventshttp://triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Oct....
  • North and Northwest suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in the North and Northwest suburbs. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit Thursday, Oct. 16 "Pleading for the Future: A Play": Watch the production based on the Leopold...
  • 'Of All the Gin Joints' Book Party Welcomes Hemingways, Kennedys, Dylans

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - A well-connected crowd turned out Tuesday night at the Chateau Marmont to celebrate the launch for "Of All the Gin Joints," a lively compendium of Hollywood history, cocktail recipes and tales of famous drinkers. The book's...
  • China detains scholar, bans books in crackdown on moderate voices

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China has detained a prominent scholar who helped blind dissident Chen Guangcheng flee to the United States two years ago and has banned books by eight writers in an escalating crackdown on dissent. Guo Yushan, a founder of the...
  • Giddens Ko Among Authors Banned by China in Hong Kong Political Reaction

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HONG KONG - The Chinese government has blocked the sale of books written by certain Hong Kong and Taiwan authors who have expressed support for the pro-democracy protests currently taking place in the streets of Hong Kong....
  • Aperitifs and frescoes: in Venice honoring novelist Anthony Powell

    VENICE (Reuters) - After the Clooney wedding and the film festival, Venice played host at the weekend to a gathering concerned more with literature than glitz: the annual conference of the Anthony Powell Society. One of the most subtle of English...
  • Self-publishing never easier but money, glory scarce

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - For any author frustrated by rejections from publishing houses or wanting to cut out the middle man, there has never been an easier or cheaper time to self-publish. A host of free self-publishing platforms offered by Amazon, Apple...
  • Should the National Book Award rethink its longlist?

    Should the National Book Award rethink its longlist?
    I'm not a fan of the National Book Award longlist. Created in 2013 as a way to provoke more buzz around the awards and literature in general, it seems to me, in its second year, to be having the opposite effect. Back in September, when the four...
  • The Nobel goes to whom? We investigate an obscure author

    The news that the Nobel Prize in literature has gone to an obscure author gives me the option of displaying either side of my persona: the pundit or the populist. This year's winner, Patrick Modiano, writes in French and is virtually unknown in America....