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  • 'Better Call Saul' takes deep, funny dive into American life as seen from backroom of nail parlor

    'Better Call Saul' takes deep, funny dive into American life as seen from backroom of nail parlor
    He lives and works in the cramped, cinder-block back room of a nail and waxing salon in an Albuquerque, N.M., strip mall. He drives a car so trashed-out, junky-looking and old that it's impossible to determine its make. And he practices law from the...
  • Baltimore novelist Anne Tyler tackles mortality head-on

    Baltimore novelist Anne Tyler tackles mortality head-on
    The feeling of loss permeates Anne Tyler's new novel like smoke, faintly smudging the page. In "A Spool of Blue Thread," the longtime Baltimore author's 20th novel and among her finest, the source of that loss is old age and the rapidly approaching...
  • Books to read while waiting for 'Serial'

    Books to read while waiting for 'Serial'
    When the 12th and final episode of the WBEZ Chicago podcast "Serial" aired in December, its millions of listeners wanted more. "Serial" explores one true story in depth over the course of a season. In the first season, host Sarah Koenig investigated the...
  • True-crime documentary 'The Jinx' may leave mystery intact

    True-crime documentary 'The Jinx' may leave mystery intact
    "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst," which premieres Sunday on HBO, is a seductive six-part series about a murder, maybe two murders, maybe three. It is not the first true-crime documentary to be presented at such length — there was...
  • JHU alum's book 'The Book of Negroes' is coming to BET as miniseries

    JHU alum's book 'The Book of Negroes' is coming to BET as miniseries
    "The Book of Negroes," based on the award-winning novel from Johns Hopkins University alum Lawrence Hill, has been made into a television mini-series to be shown later this month on BET. American actor Aunjanue Ellis plays the main character, Aminata...
  • ‘The Sculptor': Scott McCloud molds a tale of art, love and death

     
    If you could trade decades of your life for the chance to achieve your dreams, would you? It's the deal […]...
  • Review: 'Trigger Warning' by Neil Gaiman

    Review: 'Trigger Warning' by Neil Gaiman
    With public appearances that pack arenas like rock concerts and platforms that include graphic novels, movies, TV, audiobooks, radio, stage musicals and video games, Neil Gaiman is the sort of literary celebrity who comes around once a generation. And...
  • Scott McCloud's 'The Sculptor' an imaginative work of art

     Scott McCloud's 'The Sculptor' an imaginative work of art
    Scott McCloud is a brave man. Over the last 20 years, his analytical books about graphic novels — notably "Understanding Comics" and "Making Comics" — have made him a leading authority on and critic of the art form. Yet McCloud is also himself...
  • 'Minecraft' creator Markus Persson buys $70-million mansion

    'Minecraft' creator Markus Persson buys $70-million mansion
    The L.A. area's unusually hot ultra-luxury real estate market ended 2014 with yet another mega-sale. Swedish video-game billionaire Markus Persson bought a Beverly Hills mansion built by handbag tycoon Bruce Makowsky for $70 million. Although the...
  • Best-selling Christian novel about journey to heaven pulled

    Best-selling Christian novel about journey to heaven pulled
    A best-selling account of a 6-year-old boy's journey to heaven and back has been pulled after the boy retracted his story. Spokesman Todd Starowitz of Tyndale House, a leading Christian publisher, confirmed Friday that Alex Malarkey's "The Boy Who...
  • Ray Bradbury's house, sold for $1.76 million, is being torn down

    Ray Bradbury's house, sold for $1.76 million, is being torn down
    Ray Bradbury lived in his 1937 Cheviot Hills home for more than 50 years. After the author of "Fahrenheit 451" died in 2012, the house was readied for sale. The home was filled with original details, such as built-in bookcases, that surrounded...