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  • Review: 'A Spool of Blue Thread' by Anne Tyler

    Review: 'A Spool of Blue Thread' by Anne Tyler
    There was a time when the favorite way to put down Anne Tyler was to refer to her novels as "middlebrow." Particularly in the 1980s, a decade of triumphs that began with "Morgan's Passing" and continued with "Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant," "The...
  • Game review: 'The Order 1886: Uncharted Territory'

    Game review: 'The Order 1886: Uncharted Territory'
    The story of King Arthur and his knights is a familiar story in popular culture, although its legitimacy is often debated. But what if King Arthur and his Knights were real and their influence carried on throughout the ages? “The Order: 1886”...
  • Cartoonist Mana Neyestani speaks on his Iran imprisonment, Charlie Hebdo

    Cartoonist Mana Neyestani speaks on his Iran imprisonment, Charlie Hebdo
    In 2006, the Iranian artist Mana Neyestani sat down to draw a children's cartoon for a weekly magazine called Iran Jome. The image showed a 10-year-old boy named Soheil trying to have a conversation with a cockroach in a nonsensical cockroach language....
  • Think you're a sports expert? How much do you know about cricket?

    Think you're a sports expert? How much do you know about cricket?
    "I keek a touchdown". Way, way back in 1966, as an NFL rookie who knew nothing about American football, kicker Garo Yepremian allegedly said that to Detroit Lions' teammate Alex Karras after kicking for an extra point but not a touchdown. Johnny...
  • Front page, frozen river, best-sellers list, and more

    •I'm very impressed with the service from the Daily Press all these years — almost 100 years now. I wanted to compliment the Daily Press for the first page (Friday). It really thrilled me. The little fella looks like he's in snow up to his...
  • 10-day festival promotes cultural arts

    What's happening: Festival of the Arts BOCA Mark your calendar: March 6-15 Where: Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, and Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center, 201 Plaza Real The details: It opens with the Florida premiere of the 10-time Academy...
  • J.K. Rowling bibliography reveals secrets of the 'Harry Potter' books

    J.K. Rowling bibliography reveals secrets of the 'Harry Potter' books
    An exhaustive new J.K. Rowling bibliography being published in the U.K. reveals secrets behind the workings of her Harry Potter books, the Guardian reports. "J.K. Rowling: A Bibliography 1997-2013" by Philip Errington includes correspondence between...
  • ‘The Harvester': Brandon Seifert unleashes supernatural Punisher

     
    An urban legend comes to life in “The Harvester,” Brandon Seifert's new series for Legendary Comics. The title refers to […]...
  • In Ishiguro's 'The Buried Giant,' memory draws a blank

     In Ishiguro's 'The Buried Giant,' memory draws a blank
    Kazuo Ishiguro has made a career of the unexpected. His best-known novel, 1989's Man Booker-winning "The Remains of the Day," is narrated by an English butler looking back on the love he let elude him on a country estate in the years leading to World...
  • Aw Yeah Games invites customers to play

    Aw Yeah Games invites customers to play
    The downtown Skokie space that was once occupied by 7th Heaven Cafe is now home to a different kind of a community experience. Aw Yeah Games sells board games, card games, role-playing games, gaming miniatures and anything else a group of people can...
  • Paul Beatty's bruising, satirical 'Sellout' is driven by black voices

    Paul Beatty's bruising, satirical 'Sellout' is driven by black voices
    I knew when I read "The White Boy Shuffle" as a junior in college that Paul Beatty had written the book every afflicted black boy wannabe novelist dreamed of creating. Because we lived in the United States, and because we were black boys, and because we...