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  • How to raise a reader

    How to raise a reader
    Kids become lifelong readers for all kinds of reasons. Sometimes there’s one key book that captures a kid’s imagination and opens him or her up to the exciting world of fiction. Other times, a teacher who assigns great books in class sparks...
  • Elena Shateni on going to Mars -- and never coming back

    Elena Shateni on going to Mars -- and never coming back
    In a decade or so, when most people her age will be retiring from their working lives, Elena Shateni, now 58, plans to be starting a new life planting the human flag on Mars. Or so she hopes. The Santa Monica holistic medicine specialist is one of 100...
  • 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”...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • ‘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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Review: 'The Buried Giant' by Kazuo Ishiguro

    Review: 'The Buried Giant' by Kazuo Ishiguro
    If I had to nominate one novel from the last 50 years for preservation, it would be “Never Let Me Go” by Kazuo Ishiguro.  It’s probably the wrong choice — a book without the vast synoptic intelligence of “Infinite Jest”...