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  • Ali Smith has double vision in 'How to Be Both'

    Ali Smith has double vision in  'How to Be Both'
    Ali Smith's sixth novel, "How to Be Both," is a book of doubles, featuring twin narratives paired back to back and published in separate editions. In one, the first part evokes the 15th century Italian painter Francesco del Cossa and the second the...
  • Asteroids, asteroids will rock you, Queen guitarist warns

    It’s never too early to worry about asteroids wiping out life on Earth. So say the folks who’ve been fretting for decades over just such a scenario -- among them, Queen guitarist-astrophysicist Brian May. They think it’s time all...
  • Pa. Playhouse relives heyday of radio

    Pa. Playhouse relives heyday of radio
    Travel back to Christmas Eve 1946 when radio was king. Pennsylvania Playhouse has been transformed into a 1940s-style radio station for "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play," based on the beloved 1946 film produced and directed by Frank Capra....
  • Captain Comics: A universe of gifts for the comic-ally minded

    Need a gift for the Nerd or Nerdette in your family, but every store clerk tell you these aren't the droids you're looking for? Then shop like Captain Comics, using his handy-dandy Holiday Gift Guide! Let's begin with happy news: It's Batman's birthday!...
  • Parents @ Play: Staying connected with the family gift guide

    Here are some books, toy figures and tech aids that will connect the family during the holidays. "The Girl Who Saved Christmas" (by William Thomas Thach, illustrated byRichard Bernal) Imagine what Santa would do if all the world's children were bad...
  • Richard McGuire's 'Here' takes on a larger life as graphic novel

     Richard McGuire's 'Here' takes on a larger life as graphic novel
    Richard McGuire has been making art in one form or another for close to 40 years. He recorded classic underground records with the band Liquid Liquid, produced PBS animations, directed French films, illustrated New Yorker covers and designed kids books...
  • The Biblioracle: Small sites counter Amazon's access

    The Biblioracle: Small sites counter Amazon's access
    Barring some kind of monumental screw-up, Amazon will be the dominant e-book retailer forevermore. Amazon is certainly capable of screwing up. The Fire Phone that was launched to great fanfare before being quickly discounted to 99 cents seems like a...
  • Michael Lerman uses assistive technology to self-publish poetry

    Michael Lerman uses assistive technology to self-publish poetry
    This past June, Michael Lerman, 38, self-published "Flow of Illuminati," the second book of verses in his Michaels Lyric series. He writes of sadness and lovesickness, joy and pain. His lyrics are raw, baring a life that is full of longing, alienation and...
  • YA books to place under the Christmas tree

    YA books to place under the Christmas tree
    This past year, adults who enjoy reading young adult novels were told to grow up. Like Goldilocks sinking into Mama Bear's chair, cultural critics such as A.O. Scott of The New York Times, Ruth Graham of Slate and Christopher Beha of The New Yorker...
  • REVIEW: 'Shining City' by Irish Theatre of Chicago

     REVIEW: 'Shining City' by Irish Theatre of Chicago
    For all its simplicity and folksy familiarity, the word "storyteller" is a much-overused term in the arts. It's claimed by those less than committed to the art of the raconteur, the craft of the fabulist, the spinner of yarns. But of all the writers out...
  • 100 books for holiday gift-giving

    "Books are a uniquely portable magic," wrote Stephen King, who ought to know about such things. This holiday season, why not spread a little portable magic yourself? We're suggesting 100 books for gift-giving in a variety of genres, tones and topics....