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  • New books by Hampton Roads authors

    New books by Hampton Roads authors
    It's time for this month's new-release roundup. Once again, Hampton Roads authors offer enough topics and genres to make any bibliophile happy. Check out this month's offerings. Maybe you'll find one or two that pique your fancy. FICTION "The Button...
  • Summer sci-fi: an up-to-minute reflection of our transnational world

    It may seem unlikely, but intergalactic robots, a train that traverses the globe and a woman with drug-induced superpowers indeed all have something to say about the reality of our actual right now even while imagining uncanny alternate paths. Michael...
  • College Park shop a lasting part of Diagon Alley

    College Park shop a lasting part of Diagon Alley
    When the witches, wizards and muggles started flocking to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter-Diagon Alley at Universal Studios, they wanted to be among the first to get inside the new theme park. Diagon Alley, filled with London shops that Harry and...
  • ‘Batman’ No. 33: Scott Snyder calls ‘Zero Year’ end personal, over-the-top

     
    Batman and the Riddler are finally face to face for their final showdown – but the hero isn’t going to […]...
  • Diagon Alley becomes the place to shop at Universal

    Diagon Alley becomes <i>the</i> place to shop at Universal
    Theme parks have heavily promoted merchandise for years, but with its new expansion of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Orlando has gone a step further. It has based an entire new area on a fictional shopping district called Diagon Alley,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Robert Smart promoted to dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Quinnipiac University

    Robert Smart, of Middletown, professor and chair of English and director of the writing program, has been promoted to dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Quinnipiac University. "Bob brings to the position incredible experience, energy, vision...
  • Muchnick makes cut as writer

    Muchnick makes cut as writer
    At 16, you can say Justin Muchnick is an accomplished writer and wrestler. Muchnick, a former Harbor Day School student, has two books published and he's one of the top wrestlers at his high school. He has a new book out titled "The Boarding School...
  • These Are Children Struggling To Our Border

    There is a dangerous rhetorical game being played in the media and in politics, and the losers are children. I'm referring not to the children whose tragic deaths were caused by negligent parents who left little ones in cars in blazing heat with windows...
  • 'Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel' conjures a new literary form

     'Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel' conjures a new literary form
    It's tempting to frame Anya Ulinich's "Lena Finkle's Magic Barrel" in terms of its antecedents: Bernard Malamud and Anton Chekhov, on the one hand, both of whom are referenced in the narrative, and on the other, graphic novelists such as Marjane Satrapi...
  • TV Review: 'The Lottery'

    Bringing together elements also found in CBS' "Extant" - life conception, science fiction and the threat of human extinction - Lifetime's "The Lottery" is more political thriller than anything else, a series that does little to establish its place or time...
  • Music Box hit 'Snowpiercer' also available in your home

    Music Box hit 'Snowpiercer' also available in your home
    The Music Box Theatre has a peculiar success story on its hands, one that speaks to the power of one director's dazzling futuristic vision. The Chicago premiere of the Bong Joon-ho science fiction wallop "Snowpiercer" sold extremely well in its...