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Ray Bradbury

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  • 'Encyclopedia Brown' author Donald Sobol has died

     
    RIP Donald Sobol, author of the Encyclopedia Brown series....
  • Walter Mosley, L.A.'s easy writer

    Walter Mosley, L.A.'s easy writer
    You can take Walter Mosley out of Los Angeles — in fact, Mosley did so himself, moving to New York decades ago — but you can't take L.A. out of Walter Mosley. The master of several genres keeps the city present, from his Easy Rawlins detective...
  • An unexpected relationship status update

    An unexpected relationship status update
    It's popular these days to have a love-hate relationship with Facebook … or maybe just a hate-hate. The IPO was underwhelming, and no one likes the new timeline or that annoying ticker that flows to the right of the screen. People worry about how...
  • The Siren's Call: Step right up!

    The Siren's Call: Step right up!
    The novel "The Night Circus" (Doubleday: 387 pp., $26.95) is receiving a good deal of attention, and it's rightly deserved — even though some comparisons of Erin Morgenstern's fable to other popular books seem sky-high and unfair (to her). Does...
  • It's refreshing to see so many rotten bills put down

    It's refreshing to see so many rotten bills put down
    There are so many astoundingly bad things happening in Tallahassee these days that it's easy to get overwhelmed and depressed. But I'm not going to let that happen. Think of today's column as a verbal dose of Prozac — a pick-me-up in the form of...
  • 2011 Summer movies list

    2011 Summer movies list
    May 6 The Beaver A once-successful toy executive and family man suffering from depression begins communicating through a beaver hand puppet. With Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster and Anton Yelchin. Written by Kyle Killen. Directed by Foster. Summit...
  • 10 things you might not know about Chicago authors

    10 things you might not know about Chicago authors
    There's no point in getting wordy, so we'll simply remind you that the Tribune-sponsored 27th annual Printers Row Lit Fest takes place June 4-5. For now, here are 10 "chapters" of Chicago lit: 1 Ben Hecht, who co-wrote the play "The Front Page" and was a...
  • Like/dislike: Caitlin Phillips

    Like/dislike: Caitlin Phillips
    A love of books goes a lot farther than reading for 32-year-old Caitlin Phillips. Her first job was working at a used bookstore, where she saw how many books were damaged and relegated to the trash. In 2004, Phillips created Rebound Designs, rescuing...
  • The ABCs of summer reading

    The ABCs  of summer reading
    Henry James once opined that the two most beautiful words in the English language are "summer afternoon." I would like to edit James — alas, who wouldn't? — and bestow the most felicitous phrase award upon the words "summer reading." They...
  • Czech musical translates well

    Czech musical translates well
    Theatrical producer, writer and director Steve Josephson spent the last year shuttling between Prague and Laguna Beach, getting to know Czech movie- and theater-maker Mirjam Landa. The two met at the 2010 Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland, where...
  • The Readers Drink and Digest Book Club

    The Readers Drink and Digest Book Club
    Founded in 2001, our club meets monthly. We pick titles by theme and try to bring food and drink to match the book's content. Some of our favorite combinations were graveyard cake and blood punch for Ray Bradbury's "Something Wicked This Way Comes" and...