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  • E-reader: Laura Lippman's writing ignites 'Five Fires'

    Five Fires by Laura Lippman, 40-minute read, $2.99, Kindle Someone has been setting fires in the town of Belleville, and high school student Beth makes it her job to trace the arson cases through the mundane days of a small-town summer. Laura Lippman'...
  • Harry Potter celebration returns to Universal

    Harry Potter celebration returns to Universal
    The robed boy-wizard battalion should be in full force at Universal Orlando for the second Celebration of Harry Potter. The event, which runs through Sunday again features appearances by and autograph sessions with "Harry Potter" film stars. Scheduled...
  • Reader of the Week: County Board President Toni Preckwinkle

    Reader of the Week: County Board President Toni Preckwinkle
    Who I am (Cook County Board President) Toni Preckwinkle. I grew up in St. Paul, Minn., and moved to Chicago in 1965 to attend the University of Chicago. I've lived here ever since. One unique thing about me I am compulsive about finishing books...
  • Welcome to the Neighborhood aims to diversify Chicago live lit

    Welcome to the Neighborhood aims to diversify Chicago live lit
    When Paul Dailing and Rachel Hyman met on Twitter in 2013, they bonded over their own local literary projects. Dailing contributes three times a week to his ambitious journalism project, 1,001 Chicago Afternoons, and Hyman curates stories for her citywide...
  • ‘Supergirl': ‘Glee’ actress Melissa Benoist to star in new CBS series

     
    Actress Melissa Benoist is set to star in “Supergirl,” CBS' new one-hour drama, the latest in a flurry of TV […]...
  • Barrington's Read of the Week: 'The Nightingale'

    In a world of 24/7 global news, we can become desensitized to the horrors of war and the courage displayed by those who wage against those horrors. We're bombarded by images and stories so violent and unspeakable that, sadly, today's news can feel like...
  • Thursday's Tumble: Harper Lee returns! ... Monkey Bar carries on ... Katy Perry and her sharks

    "IF YOU learn just a single trick, Scout, you get along a lot better with all kinds of folks; you never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view ... until you climb inside his skin and walk around in it." That's Atticus...
  • 'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At Hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18

     'Doc' Hurley Book Launch At Hartford Library Moved To Feb. 18
    Walter "Doc" Hurley, who died in 2014 at age 91, was indeed a legend in Hartford. A star athlete at Weaver High School, he became a Marine and attended Virginia State University and went on to become an educator, administrator and sports coach in...
  • Kids hear colorful story behind Hanukkah

    Kids hear colorful story behind Hanukkah
    It's hard to imagine the story of Hanukkah being told more exuberantly or with more infectious zeal than what was rendered on the eve of the Jewish holiday in Skokie. In the children's area at the rear of Barnes and Noble in Village Crossing, Zeesy...
  • Bookfest luncheon features best-selling authors

    Bookfest luncheon features best-selling authors
    The Mandel Jewish Community Center of the Palm Beaches will host its 20th Annual Boynton Beach Book Luncheon featuring best-selling authors Pam Jenoff and Alyson Richman at 11 a.m. on Feb. 10, at Indian Springs Country Club, 11501 El Clair Ranch Road in...
  • Editor's choice: 'Florence Gordon' by Brian Morton

    Editor's choice: 'Florence Gordon' by Brian Morton
    As college students around the country debate whether to continue the tradition and stage a Valentine's Day performance of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" or cancel it for good, I found myself wondering: "What would Florence Gordon think?" Florence...