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  • Captain Comics: A universe of gifts for the comic-ally minded

    Need a gift for the Nerd or Nerdette in your family, but every store clerk tell you these aren't the droids you're looking for? Then shop like Captain Comics, using his handy-dandy Holiday Gift Guide! Let's begin with happy news: It's Batman's birthday!...
  • 'Book of Strange New Things' exudes considerable charm

    "The Book of Strange New Things" by Michel Faber; Hogarth (512 pages, $28) I would almost like to say, "Read this book," and leave it with that. Because its charms, and they are considerable, are so tied with discovering what the heck is going on. That...
  • Review: Crowded Kitchen's 'Tidings' will lift your spirits

    If Christmas makes you feel somewhere between Santa and Scrooge, you might need some good tidings, like "Tidings – A Fractured Christmas Fable," presented by the Crowded Kitchen Players. This is the group's second show at Zion's Reformed UCC...
  • What's Coming Up

    What's Coming Up
    Book Signings Autographed books make great gifts for readers. As usual, we have several opportunities in our area this week to get signed copies. Wednesday, from 10 a.m. to noon, James City County author Julie Leverenz will be at The Coffeehouse in...
  • Lebanon holds first annual ecumenical Live Nativity

    A little girl, dressed like an angel with feathery, white wings and a fluffy, white halo, held up a blue sign with the word "angels" printed in blue ink. She'd been given an important task, and she was taking it seriously; it was her job to make sure that...
  • 'Biblical Conspiracies': Was Jesus married?

    'Biblical Conspiracies': Was Jesus married?
    Science Channel likes to bill itself as "the network that dares to question everything," and it will offer the four-part "Biblical Conspiracies" in the holiday season. Part one, called "Nails of the Cross," airs at 9 p.m. Sunday. The episode looks at...
  • Daphne Durham leaves Amazon Publishing

    A little more than a year after taking the helm of Amazon Publishing, Daphne Durham is leaving the company. Amazon confirmed Durham's departure, which was first reported by Publishers Weekly. The company declined to make Durham or Mikyla Bruder, who will...
  • Parents @ Play: Staying connected with the family gift guide

    Here are some books, toy figures and tech aids that will connect the family during the holidays. "The Girl Who Saved Christmas" (by William Thomas Thach, illustrated byRichard Bernal) Imagine what Santa would do if all the world's children were bad...
  • Richard McGuire's 'Here' takes on a larger life as graphic novel

     Richard McGuire's 'Here' takes on a larger life as graphic novel
    Richard McGuire has been making art in one form or another for close to 40 years. He recorded classic underground records with the band Liquid Liquid, produced PBS animations, directed French films, illustrated New Yorker covers and designed kids books...
  • Patrick Modiano accepts the Nobel, speaks of memory and oblivion

    Patrick Modiano accepts the Nobel, speaks of memory and oblivion
    When French writer Patrick Modiano was named winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature earlier this year, American readers were caught by surprise. Only a handful of the novelist's books had been published in the U.S., leaving many American book lovers...
  • Orefield actor Robert Callan Adams' recovery reflects 'Little Engine That Could'

    In the classic children's story of perseverance and determination, a small engine must overcome huge odds to pull a train over a mountain. "The Little Engine That Could" could easily be the story of Robert Callan Adams. Four years ago, Adams, who had...