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  • Long Beach Comic Con: Lois Lane and the advancement of women in comics

     
    Lois Lane may be the most famous woman in comics, and the fearless Daily Planet journalist got her due from […]...
  • Worst Writers Sought

      I announced this last week in my column, but I figured I also should put the word out here about this year’s local version of the Bulwer-Lytton bad writing contest.   Here’s a quick review of what this is about. The international contest,...
  • The Biblioracle: The rest of the best-sellers

    The Biblioracle: The rest of the best-sellers
    The route to the New York Times Best Seller list has gotten a little shorter. The reason? They've added more lists. It's kind of like Costco opening more lines when the existing ones get too long because nothing kills the shopper's high of getting...
  • Christine Sneed on fact versus fiction

    Christine Sneed on fact versus fiction
    Many readers and writers remember the dust-up in January 2006 between Oprah Winfrey and author James Frey. Frey's memoir, "A Million Little Pieces," was chosen for the talk show host's book club, which all but guarantees enormous profits to an anointed...
  • E-reader: 'The Dudes Abide' by Alex Belth and more

    The Dudes Abide by Alex Belth, 90-minute read, $2.99, Kindle Single Pour yourself a white Russian and read about Alex Belth's days as a personal assistant on "The Big Lebowski" in his Kindle Single, "The Dudes Abide." Joel and Ethan Coen hired young...
  • Children's roundup: 'Pirates of the Silver Coast,' more

    Children's roundup: 'Pirates of the Silver Coast,' more
    Pirates of the Silver Coast by Scott Chantler, Kids Can Press, $17.95, ages 9-12 I don't often review the fifth book in a series — in this case, the "Three Thieves" series — but then, I don't often come upon a graphic novel as gripping as...
  • Book Talk: Susan Vreeland on writing, art and history

    By Nicolas P. Brown NEW YORK, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Best-selling author Susan Vreeland's latest book, "Lisette's List," merges art and history in the World War Two era in the south of France. In the novel, Vreeland's eighth, Parisian art lover Lisette...
  • Marilynne Robinson's grace shines through in 'Lila'

    Marilynne Robinson's grace shines through in 'Lila'
    Over the last decade, Marilynne Robinson has been at work on a project that is more than a little Faulknerian: a series of novels, taking place in 1950s Iowa and revolving around a narrow set of characters, that seeks to use narrative as a tool for...
  • St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum Launches

    LONDON -- The St. Petersburg Intl. Media Forum launched Wednesday with a lineup of screenings spread across 10 programs, each curated by a leading Russian film critic. Catherine Mtsitouridze, SPIMF's concept creator and general producer, said that the...
  • More Movie-Musicals Are Waiting In The Wings For Stage And TV

    More Movie-Musicals Are Waiting In The Wings For Stage And TV
    Beyond Goodspeed's "Holiday Inn," producer-executive Chris Herzberger, director-writer Gordon Greenberg and writer Chad Hodge have a long list of projects waiting in the wings For Universal Stage Productions and Herzberger, projects in development...
  • Joyce Carol Oates' new collection portrays the darkness and longing in people searching for connection

    "Lovely, Dark, Deep" by Joyce Carol Oates; Harper Collins (420 pages, $25.99) The roadside shrine is like so many: plastic flowers wound on the cross, silver foil, laminated photographs. "And hanging from the crossbar is one of my sneakers size 12,...