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  • Cardiologist donates book sales to Perk Center Café

    Cardiologist donates book sales to Perk Center Café
    When asked how a full-time cardiologist, who is actively involved in several non-profit organizations, managed to write and publish three novels last year, Dr. Allan Zelinger, said finding the time is easy, as he looks at being a novelist as his...
  • In the Pipeline: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar stands tall as an author as well

    In the Pipeline: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar stands tall as an author as well
    He enters the room so silently that you don't notice until he's almost right next to you. He's dressed casually in jeans, a black warm-up jacket and a blue UCLA baseball cap. Quietly, he sits down at a small table. "Man, I'm so hungry," he says softly....
  • Christ the King students to publish book about Beverly

    The 32 students who comprise the eighth-grade class at Christ the King School in the Beverly community of Chicago are accomplishing something that many only dream about – they will soon publish a book. Teacher Vicki Rocus said the project has...
  • Review: Myth Bar at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

    Review: Myth Bar at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
    In most of the world, the hotel bar is something of a blank slate, an anonymous place where guests can chat up fellow travelers, grouse about airline food to the bartender, then leave the next day to make way for the next crop of strangers. But this, of...
  • Steve Martin joins 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk' adaptation

    Steve Martin joins 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk' adaptation
    The film adaptation of Ben Fountain's novel "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk" has its first big star. Steve Martin will join debut actor Joe Alwyn, and possibly Garrett Hedlund, in Ang Lee's movie version of the Iraq war satire, Deadline reports....
  • How to raise a reader

    How to raise a reader
    Kids become lifelong readers for all kinds of reasons. Sometimes there’s one key book that captures a kid’s imagination and opens him or her up to the exciting world of fiction. Other times, a teacher who assigns great books in class sparks...
  • Maya Angelou postage stamp revealed

    Maya Angelou postage stamp revealed
    The U.S. Postal Service has revealed its Forever postage stamp featuring Maya Angelou, the poet and author widely known for her autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings." The stamp has a portrait of Angelou alongside a quote from the author: "A...
  • T. Coraghessan Boyle, LeVar Burton to Be Honored at 35th Annual Los Angeles Times Book Prizes

      2014 Awards Finalists Announced Today the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes announced that T. Coraghessan Boyle will receive the 2014 Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement, LeVar Burton will be honored with the Innovator’s Award, and the...
  • Community: Authors Luncheon is a delicious escape

    Community: Authors Luncheon is a delicious escape
    For those of us who have a family and a career, finding time to explore a good book is a luxury. Leave it to the La Crescenta Woman’s Club to pamper its members and guests with the annual Authors Luncheon at its clubhouse on Saturday. Co-chairs...
  • MAR 3 | Printers Row: David Axelrod

    MAR 3 | Printers Row: David Axelrod
    Political strategist David Axelrod will join Tribune Editorial Board member and author Clarence Page in discussion about Axelrod's new book, “Believer: My Forty Years in Politics.” From New York to Chicago to the White House, “Believer&...
  • Wasting no time: Local author goes from one novel to four

    Wasting no time: Local author goes from one novel to four
    Richard Baran of Franklin Park doesn't waste any time. In 2014, at the age of 75, Baran had his first novel published. In April 2015, not much more than a year later, he'll have another three novels published. Baran's not new to writing. He started at...