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  • ‘Penny Dora': Michael Stock, Sina Grace realize a wish at Image Comics

     
    “Penny Dora and the Wishing Box,” Michael Stock and Sina Grace’s new all-ages Image Comics series, has its roots in […]...
  • On his birthday: Samuel Fuller, novelist?

    When we think of Samuel Fuller — who was born 102 years ago today, in Worcester, Mass. — it’s as a filmmaker. “Pickup on South Street,” “Park Row,” “Shock Corridor,” “The Big Red One”:...
  • Is Amazon the bully or the hero?

    The Seattle Times recently invited children's book author Nina Laden and writer Frank Schaeffer to debate on the fractious contract negotiations between online retailer Amazon.com and book publisher Hachette. Laden argues Amazon is a marketing behemoth...
  • Kid critics weigh in on favorite summer reads

    Kid critics weigh in on favorite summer reads
    Summer is a quintessential time for reading. For kids, it entertains and inspires, nurtures imagination and creativity, and helps bridge the gap between school years. It's probably a safe bet that Printers Row Journal readers well remember childhood...
  • E-Reader: How much did Emily Gould's novel cost her?

    E-Reader: How much <em>did</em> Emily Gould's novel cost her?
    How Much My Novel Cost Me by Emily Gould, Medium, 45-minute read, free Memoirist, novelist and blogger Emily Gould gets some flack for only writing about herself, but her habit pays off in "How Much My Novel Cost Me." In 2008, Gould received a hefty...
  • A growing divide over official-English laws

    WASHINGTON A growing language divide has opened up across the country, as a sharp increase in the number of Americans who speak English as a second language or don't speak it at all is driving cities and states to respond, often in radically different...
  • Author of CdM book to appear at Martha's

    Author Douglas Westfall titled his new book "Corona del Mar — My Kind of Town," and if there are any kindred spirits out there, Martha's Bookstore is the place to be Saturday. The Orange County-based author will sign his book, which features a...
  • Check It Out: Let them eat cake (and read)

    The dog days of summer are here, and while it may be too hot to cook, it's the perfect temperature to read books where baking is a component of the story. "Bread Alone" by Judith Ryan Hendricks features a woman who has found herself moving from Los...
  • ‘Spiderwick’ creator Tony DiTerlizzi returns to RPG days for ‘Realms’

     
    Children's book author and artist Tony DiTerlizzi hit the jackpot with his first paid job out of art school: He […]...
  • City Lights: Parting with literature is not always such sweet sorrow

    City Lights: Parting with literature is not always such sweet sorrow
    The other week, committing myself to a periodic desk cleaning, I went through the process of sifting through a stack of books and determining which ones to keep. In this case, the books belonged to a particular group: They were titles I had received...
  • Behind the jargon at the IMF

    Given the chance to be a fly on the wall at any institution, few would choose the International Monetary Fund. As part of a series from the Writers in Residence nonprofit organization, novelist Geoff Dyer spent a fortnight on a U.S. aircraft carrier,...