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  • Where has Harper Lee been since 'To Kill a Mockingbird' was published?

    Where has Harper Lee been since 'To Kill a Mockingbird' was published?
    Harper Lee published "To Kill a Mockingbird" in 1960. The novel was a wild success: It won the Pulitzer Prize, was a bestseller, and was adapted into an acclaimed, Oscar-winning film in 1962. As the years ticked by and "To Kill a Mockingbird" became an...
  • Chicago Public Library goes online with serial of One Book, One Chicago

     Chicago Public Library goes online with serial of One Book, One Chicago
    The Chicago Public Library has added a social-media twist to its One Book, One Chicago program by releasing the most recent entry in serial form online. The library will make segments of the Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier &...
  • Who's going to win a Grammy? Vegas makes the odds -- for fun

    Who's going to win a Grammy? Vegas makes the odds -- for fun
    Musicians await the results of the 57th Annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 8, but Johnny Avello can already pick the winners. The director of race and sports operations at Wynn Las Vegas handicaps the golden gramophones for entertainment purposes only. But if...
  • Author shares stories in Hampton Roads events

     Author shares stories in Hampton Roads events
    Author Michael Tougias writes about tragedies and miracles on the high seas. In his most recent release, "Rescue of the Bounty," he tells of the fateful sinking of the replica tall ship HMS Bounty off the North Carolina coast in 2012. It is his sixth...
  • Reader Feedback Feb. 3: Maps, grammar police, best-seller lists

    Local maps mistake •Jerry, Hampton: Fourth page on Friday, Jan. 30: Unless something happened while I was asleep, Isle of Wight is south of the James River, not north of the York River. I think somebody got the wrong map. Why don't we have a map...
  • Motherhood Inspires Career Change From Teacher To Author

    Motherhood Inspires Career Change From Teacher To Author
    It's a familiar scenario for many of us. Mansfield's Heather Webb didn't know how to juggle her job as a high school French teacher with raising her two small kids, two years apart. "I resigned and it was heart wrenching because I loved the school where I...
  • Chicago book news: Joe Black's daughter co-writes biography

    Chicago book news: Joe Black's daughter co-writes biography
    'Joe Black: More Than a Dodger" by Martha Jo Black and Chuck Schoffner was published by Chicago Review Feb. 1. This biography, co-written by Black's daughter, considers Black's pitching career, personal life, and post-baseball years as the first African-...
  • Harry Potter fans flock to Universal Orlando's annual celebration

    Harry Potter fans flock to Universal Orlando's annual celebration
    Harry Potter fans dressed in their finest wizard garb and greeted cast members of the movie franchise at Universal Orlando on Saturday with shouts and squeals. As part of the weekend's "Celebration of Harry Potter," James and Oliver Phelps, Evanna Lynch...
  • Sundance 2015: How 'Diary of a Teenage Girl' one-ups 'An Education'

    Sundance 2015: How 'Diary of a Teenage Girl' one-ups 'An Education'
    Maybe it's something about the word "girl" in the title. Or maybe it's what happens when you make a coming-of-age movie with animation. A number of factors may be at play. But as Sundance heads into its final phase, it’s clear that "Me and Earl...
  • La varita mágica de Harry Potter en manos de sus fanáticos | FOTOS

    La varita mágica de Harry Potter en manos de sus fanáticos | FOTOS
    Fanáticos toman por segundo año consecutivo el parque Universal Studios Orlando, como parte de la "Celebración de Harry Potter". Desde el viernes y todo este fin de semana se celebra todo lo que envuelve la magia de Harry Potter, el mundo donde el...
  • Downers Grove library circulation dipped slightly in 2014

    Downers Grove library circulation dipped slightly in 2014
    Circulation at the Downers Grove Public Library dipped slightly as it underwent demolition of rooms, removal of ceilings and walls as part of a major renovation project in 2014. "Overall we've held pretty steady," said Nicole Wilhelms, adult and teen...