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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Leonard Nimoy, famous as Mr. Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies

    In 1975, Leonard Nimoy published an autobiography with the defiant title, "I Am Not Spock" — an attempt to show the world he had many more facets than the pointy-eared character that had come to define him. Yet two decades later, after proving that...
  • 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 Lazarus Effect'

    Review: 'The Lazarus Effect'
    "The Lazarus Effect" is what happens when hip, smart actors commit themselves — body and soul — to a horror movie. Mark Duplass, a mainstay of indie cinema's microbudget "mumblecore" movement, and recent convert Olivia Wilde ably play a...
  • Diane Sawyer visits Ocala prison for special

    Diane Sawyer visits Ocala prison for special
    Viewers who miss Diane Sawyer anchoring the evening news will want to catch her special "20/20" report on Friday. She looks at "A Nation of Women Behind Bars" at 10 p.m. on ABC (WFTV-Channel 9 locally). Sawyer and her team visited the Lowell...
  • Movie review: 'Lazarus' almost raises a whole film genre from the dead

    "The Lazarus Effect" is what happens when hip, smart actors commit themselves to a horror movie, body and soul. Mark Duplass ("Safety Not Guaranteed"), a mainstay of indie cinema's microbudget "mumblecore" movement, and recent convert Olivia Wilde ("...
  • Readers of the Week: Patty Spannagel and Layla Winn

    Readers of the Week: Patty Spannagel and Layla Winn
    Who we are Patty Spannagel and Layla Winn, 8, from Arlington Heights and Normal, respectively. One unique thing about us We are grandmother and granddaughter who share a love of Nancy Drew mystery stories. The books in Patty's Nancy Drew...
  • Relive the '80s with 'Flashdance The Musical'

    Remember leg warmers? Off-the-shoulder sweatshirts? Big hair? Relive the fabulous 1980s when the national touring company of "Flashdance: The Musical" comes to Zoellner Arts Center on Friday. The musical is based on the 1983 film, which made a star of...
  • 'Dendera': Yuya Sato on his fable about old women battling a bear

    'Dendera': Yuya Sato on his fable about old women battling a bear
    The Japanese legend of ubasute -- the custom of abandoning elderly loved ones to die in the wilderness to benefit the young during times of famine -- is explored in stark prose in "Dendera" by acclaimed Japanese author Yuya Sato. Originally published by...
  • 2015 Scholarships

    2015 Scholarships
    Scholarships 2015 Flawless Scholarship Slam Current or former high school students who is currently attending or will attend will attend a college within the US or its territories. To enter, register as part of the powerpoetry.org community and add your...