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  • 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...
  • 'Stuart Little' comes to Quakertown

    'Stuart Little' comes to Quakertown
    The story of a little mouse born into a normal human family will be the first all-student musical presented by Star of the Day Event Productions. "Stuart Little," based on E.B. White's 1945 classic children's novel, opens this weekend on the second...
  • Tale spinners and barnstormers at Festival of the Arts Boca

    Tale spinners and barnstormers at Festival of the Arts Boca
    Richard Ford opens his new novel, "Let Me Be Frank With You," in the thick of two hurricanes. The first, Hurricane Sandy, has just devastated the Jersey Shore, where, he writes, "civic life has sustained a fierce whacking — house roofs sheared off,...
  • Indie spotlight: Pushkin Press

    Indie spotlight: Pushkin Press
    When Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" won Oscars for its costumes, makeup, score and production design, it swept something else along in its winning tide: Austrian writer Stefan Zweig. The long-deceased author, who wrote in German, penned the...
  • The Biblioracle: Who is the Great American Novelist?

    The Biblioracle: Who is the Great American Novelist?
    When Jonathan Franzen's next novel, "Purity," is released in September, you're going to read a lot of debate about whether Franzen is the Great American Novelist. He's a contender for sure, but is he the "greatest"? Just because Time magazine put...
  • Comic book roundup: 'Adventure Time: Candy Capers,' more

    Comic book roundup: 'Adventure Time: Candy Capers,' more
    Adventure Time: Candy Capers Mathematical Edition written by Ananth Panagariya and Yuko Ota, illustrated by Ian McGinty, KaBOOM!, 160 pages, $29.99 History is written by the winners, and comics history is often reduced to Marvel vs. DC. Those...
  • 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”...
  • 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...