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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...
  • TV picks: 'American Crime,' 'Dig,' 'The Returned'

    “American Crime”—Using the newly minted anthology style of “True Detective,” John Ridley’s new series is a wide-ranging exploration of race, class and gender, a gratifying breakthrough for television that moves by means...
  • From farms to family history, 'One Book' offers something for all

    Whether you have a love of genealogy, a fascination with family farms or are drawn to a tale well told, you will probably find something that intrigues you at the Wilmette Public Library's 2015 "One Book, Everybody Reads" program. Among the attractions...
  • For Branagh, Cinderella was a welcome departure

    It's a question Kenneth Branagh has been asked a lot lately: Was he wary, when first approached about rebooting re-glass slippering the 1950 animated classic "Cinderella"? The Disney feature, ninth on the American Film Institute's all-time list of...
  • Comic book shop owner finds his niche in Terre Haute

    Chuck Gower, owner of Chuck's Comics in Terre Haute, will be among the many people who attend a popular convention known as Comic Con in Indianapolis this weekend. Just as its name implies, the event is a comic book convention with 150 booths featuring...
  • Young Adult roundup: 'The Alex Crow,' more

    Young Adult roundup: 'The Alex Crow,' more
    The Alex Crow by Andrew Smith, Dutton, 320 pages, $18.99, ages 14+ Welcome to Camp Merrie-Seymour for Boys where, says the sign above the camp entrance, "Boys Rediscover the Fun of Boyhood!" Yet for 15-year-old Ariel, adopted from an unnamed war-torn...
  • L.A. theater openings, March 15-22: 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella' and more

    L.A. theater openings, March 15-22: 'Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella' and more
    A Cockney flower girl gets an extreme makeover in "Pygmalion" at Pasadena Playhouse, Chance Theater heads down the rabbit hole with "Alice in Wonderland," and "Cinderella" is the belle of the ball at the Ahmanson. Daisy and Jordan’s Sunday...
  • ‘Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage’ concert tour will boldly go in 2016

     
    “Star Trek” is coming to a concert hall near you. A symphonic tribute to the music from the legendary sci-fi […]...
  • RHS writers keep adding awards and honors

    RHS writers keep adding awards and honors
    Rockville High School's creative writing students have been racking up a number of awards and honors. "The sheer amount is crazy," said creative writing teacher Victoria Nordlund. Junior Winona Scheff won the chance to go to a writing conference at...
  • Terry Pratchett dead at 66; fantasy author wrote more than 70 books

    Terry Pratchett dead at 66; fantasy author wrote more than 70 books
    Author Terry Pratchett, who earned acclaim for his "Discworld" science fiction series, died Wednesday at 66. He had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease seven years ago. His death at his home in England was confirmed by his publisher. “I...
  • 'Star Wars' announces 20 new books, first gay character

    'Star Wars' announces 20 new books, first gay character
    "Star Wars" fans have another nine months to wait for the next installment of the movie series, "The Force Awakens." Luckily, they'll have a lot to read in the interim. Entertainment Weekly reports that at least 20 "Star Wars" books will be released in...