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  • Safran delights crowd; Salkin scheduled next

    Safran delights crowd; Salkin scheduled next
    According to Stephanie Owitz — adult program coordinator at the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center in Boca Raton — JCC officials are so pleased that the JCC's Phyllis & Harvey Sandler Center for Jewish Life Enhancement has become "a...
  • Library Notes: Performances, book groups, visits and more

    Grayslake Area Public Library 100 Library Lane (847) 223-5313; www.grayslake.info Performance: Those Were the Days Radio Players will perform at 3 p.m. Jan. 25. It is free and all ages are welcome. Return to the bygone days of old-time radio as they...
  • Sports books are Triumph for small Chicago publisher

    Sports books are Triumph for small Chicago publisher
    Mitch Rogatz closely monitored the ebb and flow of the World Series in October. He had big money involved but it had nothing to do with betting. Rogatz, founder and publisher of Triumph Books, a Chicago-based company that specializes in sports books,...
  • Two lies we tell ourselves about writing

    Ken Wheaton, writing at The Word O’ Wheaton, has some fun with a jeremiad from Leon Wieseltier on the way the wicked Internet has destroyed writing. The wickedness that Mr. Wheaton finds lurking online is not precisely the evil specified in Mr....
  • 'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At Hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18

     'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At Hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18
    Walter "Doc" Hurley, who died in 2014 at age 91, was indeed a legend in Hartford. A star athlete at Weaver High School, he became a Marine and attended Virginia State University and went on to become an educator, administrator and sports coach in...
  • Readers also struggle at working from home

     Readers also struggle at working from home
    I had the pleasure of interviewing Cheryl Strayed over the weekend at the Chicago Travel and Adventure Show, where hundreds of people packed the Rosemont Convention Center's makeshift auditorium to hear the "Wild" author share her thoughts on writing,...
  • Author Shari Goldhagen explores the power of what ifs

    Author Shari Goldhagen explores the power of what ifs
    Oh, if only things had gone differently. That’s the recurring thought among the four main characters of “In Some Other World, Maybe,” as they trade in the suffocating confines of ‘90s suburbia for big-city lives. But for author...
  • Baltimore author Wes Moore publishes his second book

    Baltimore author Wes Moore publishes his second book
    Baltimore author, entrepreneur and military veteran Wes Moore is a man on a quest. It's a long and arduous journey, full of false starts and unforeseen pitfalls. It's also the kind of quest that only an idealist undertakes. Moore is convinced that...
  • 'Fury' treads on Peckinpah war picture territory

    Fury Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $34.99 Available on VOD on Tuesday Brad Pitt plays a steely tank commander in writer-director David Ayer's World War II thriller, which is a departure from the "Training Day" / "End of Watch" screenwriter's usual Los...
  • John Bayley, half of a famed and devoted literary couple, dies at 89

    John Bayley, half of a famed and devoted literary couple, dies at 89
    As marriages go, John Bayley and Iris Murdoch's was one for the ages — doting, dotty and undyingly tolerant. He was the eminent critic and Oxford don, who also was known to stuff his pockets with leftovers. She was the brilliant novelist and...
  • 'Gone Girl' author, screenwriter visits Skokie amid wild run

    'Gone Girl' author, screenwriter visits Skokie amid wild run
    The following isn’t a scene you’d expect to find in one of Gillian Flynn’s dark razor-sharp novels that have kept readers up well past their bedtimes. An author writes a third book, hoping to build off of the success of the previous...