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  • Hubbard Woods students use art, technology to author books

    Hubbard Woods students use art, technology to author books
    The library collection at Hubbard Woods School's Resource Center recently increased thanks to the young authors of its fourth-grade class. Beginning in November, students were asked to begin the process of authoring their own picture books, but with a...
  • Author of historical look at College Park signs copies of the book

    Author of historical look at College Park signs copies of the book
    There was a long line of people inside the College Park Community Center, waiting patiently to speak to one person in the room: Tana Porter. All of the people waiting to greet her had the same thing in their hands: a copy of Porter’s new book...
  • Windham Campbell prizes go to Geoff Dyer, Teju Cole, others

    Windham Campbell prizes go to Geoff Dyer, Teju Cole, others
    The nine recipients of the 2015 Windham Campbell Prizes were announced Tuesday morning. Each writer will receive a $150,000 prize. "I've won quite a few prizes with cachet but no cash, so this is a wonderful combination of the two," Geoff Dyer, one of...
  • Local author's novel deals with racial discrimination and anti-Semitism

    Local author's novel deals with racial discrimination and anti-Semitism
    Novelist Joan Lipinsky Cochran's new book "Still Missing Beulah: Stories of Jews and Blacks in Mid-Century Miami" takes readers back to a time where signs prohibiting blacks and Jews in hotels and clubs were rampant. For Lipinsky Cochran, a former...
  • Read-in takes people through the journey of African-Americans

    Maya Angelou, Booker T. Washington and Michelle Obama were some of the people whom books were written about that people read aloud at Triton College's library Feb. 16 as part of the college's Black History Month events. Every year during Black History...
  • Ray Bradbury home's demise has LA re-examining its history

    It was the house where Ray Bradbury wrote "Something Wicked This Way Comes," and when the bulldozer came to knock it down literary scholars and preservationists were aghast. The bright yellow home with the big bay windows where the author lived and...
  • Book Review: Lippman deals with parenthood in 'Hush Hush'

    "Hush Hush" (William Morrow), by Laura Lippman Laura Lippman's novels about Baltimore private investigator Tess Monaghan have never followed the predictable mode. Instead, the series about this sometimes cranky, perceptive young woman has afforded...
  • Michael Ian Black interviews (mostly) authors in new Audible podcast

    Michael Ian Black interviews (mostly) authors in new Audible podcast
    Actor and author Michael Ian Black won comedy fans with his roles in television shows like "The State" and movies like "Wet Hot American Summer," as well as his hilarious, often enlightening interviews (like this one with comedian Mary Kobayashi). For his...
  • Can #BlackLivesMatter last?

    Can #BlackLivesMatter last?
    Since the beginning of the Ferguson protests, the past six months in the black community have been a time of activism, involvement and hyper-awareness of political activity. This wave swept through Baltimore, involving students, community leaders and...
  • Review: 'Therese Raquin' has area premiere by Chicago Opera Theater

     Review: 'Therese Raquin' has area premiere by Chicago Opera Theater
    French novelist Emile Zola's naturalistic masterpiece of 1867, "Therese Raquin," teems with so many of the juicy elements on which opera feeds – try adulterous passion, murder, guilt and suicide, for starters – that you have to wonder why...
  • Marco Rubio brings book tour home to South Florida

    Marco Rubio brings book tour home to South Florida
    U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio capped off a week of book tour stops with a return home to South Florida on Friday — and Democrats say he arrived with lots of political baggage. Rubio, Florida's freshman Republican senator, author and possible presidential...