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  • 'Harry Potter' available as e-books at Oyster

    'Harry Potter' available as e-books at Oyster
    J.K. Rowling has been very protective of Harry Potter, not letting her boy wizard jump into the e-book format until 2012. When he finally did, it was part of a universe she controlled, Pottermore. Now the seven original Harry Potter books are...
  • 'Birth of a Nation' anniversary has a heck of a bookend

    'Birth of a Nation' anniversary has a heck of a bookend
    In the history of American cinema, D.W. Griffith's 1915 landmark "The Birth of a Nation" is the gift that keeps on generating misgivings. Based on Thomas Dixon Jr.'s 1905 novel "The Clansman," and the subsequent stage version, Griffith's 12-reel Civil...
  • New publishing trends reshaping reading

    New publishing trends reshaping reading
    In November, a pair of technology journalists issued the latest in what seems to be a constant stream of announcements proclaiming the start of a book publishing revolution. First, co-authors Jason Hiner and Lyndsey Gilpin said they would crowdfund...
  • 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...
  • 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 […]...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Event makes connection between nutrition, learning

    Event makes connection between nutrition, learning
    The Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County recently launched an innovative Family Healthy Living program, thanks to a grant of $10,000 from Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Florida. Realizing the connection between nutrition and learning, the...