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  • Interview: Author Junot Diaz

    Interview: Author Junot Diaz
    Junot Diaz is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, as well as the short story collections Drown and, most recently, This Is How You Lose Her —- a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award. He's a...
  • Death in the bookmobile

    The Riverside County bookmobile came to the Alpha Beta parking lot on Fridays from 2:30 to 4:45, and I would sit there on the long strip of carpet in the air-conditioned hum reading books not appropriate at all for me, full of death — until the poor...
  • Zombie love story to invade Naperville

    Life may imitate art. For a Naperville high school teacher, life parallels art. What started as a personal journey to write a zombie novel grew into lessons on book publishing where the teacher learned just as much as his students. Four years ago, Brian...
  • In literature, new attention to old age, dying

    In literature, new attention to old age, dying
    "O dark dark dark. They all go into the dark …" —T.S. Eliot, "Four Quartets" The Angel of Death — also known as the Old Ferryman, the Fourth Horseman of the Apocalypse or Mr. G. Reaper himself — is cutting a wider swath than...
  • Diane Sawyer visits Ocala prison for special

    Diane Sawyer visits Ocala prison for special
    Viewers who miss Diane Sawyer anchoring the evening news will want to catch her special "20/20" report on Friday. She looks at "A Nation of Women Behind Bars" at 10 p.m. on ABC (WFTV-Channel 9 locally). Sawyer and her team visited the Lowell...
  • Film to show how ancestors of Boca family hid in cave during WW II

    Film to show how ancestors of Boca family hid in cave during WW II
    Thanks to Michelle Brandfon's heroic great-aunt, there are dozens of descendants of the Stermer family today in the United States and Canada. Her great-aunt, Esther Stermer, was a Jewish matriarch who hid with her husband, six children and two...
  • Scott McCloud's 'The Sculptor' an imaginative work of art

     Scott McCloud's 'The Sculptor' an imaginative work of art
    Scott McCloud is a brave man. Over the last 20 years, his analytical books about graphic novels — notably "Understanding Comics" and "Making Comics" — have made him a leading authority on and critic of the art form. Yet McCloud is also himself...
  • A race to the finish in the age of edge

    We live in the age of edge, an age in which edginess is the grail for almost everything: popular literature, visual arts, music, sports (think Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman), journalism and especially television. In fact, just about the only medium...
  • Scientists debate whether to look for extraterrestrial life

    Scientists debate whether to look for extraterrestrial life
    Astronomers have their own version of the single person's dilemma: Do you wait by the phone for a call from that certain someone? Or do you make the call yourself and risk getting shot down? Instead of love, of course, astronomers are looking for...
  • Reel Critics: 'Jupiter' doesn't ascend much

    Chop up several screenplays from "Star Wars" and "Star Trek." Add a large helping of plot features from "The Matrix" and "Guardians of the Galaxy." Throw in some human exploitation from "Wall Street" and "Soylent Green." Then glaze over everything with...
  • Valentine’s Day gift guide: ‘Star Wars,’ Marvel, ‘Doctor Who’ and more

     
    Was your meet-cute at Comic-Con? Do your date nights involve dice or game controllers? Do your love notes feature panels […]...