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  • First editions: A rare present

    First editions: A rare present
    Never mind the Morlocks. For a book lover, the most chilling scene in the 1960 screen adaptation of "The Time Machine" is the one in which the Time Traveler is taken to the decrepit library of the Eloi race. "I can learn all I want about you from books,"...
  • Feedback: If you could dine with an author, who would it be?

    Feedback: If you could dine with an author, who would it be?
    Definitely Christopher Fowler, who writes the "Peculiar Crimes Unit" and "Bryant & May" series. He has such a great sense of humor and knows so much about the history of London. His books are so much fun to read. — Rena Gorman, Aurora I would...
  • 'The Hunger Games' adaptation hits the target ✭✭✭

    'The Hunger Games' adaptation hits the target ✭✭✭
    The hypocrisy at the heart of "The Hunger Games" is irresistible. Novelist Suzanne Collins, whose trilogy has been decreed "awesome" by, among others, my 5th grade son, indicts violence and organized brutality as tools of mass-audience manipulation. Yet...
  • Harry Potter ebooks finally available -- on Pottermore

    Harry Potter ebooks finally available -- on Pottermore
    Harry Potter fans, who have waited years for a wizard to transform his tales into digital form, can finally buy ebooks. J.K. Rowling's new website, Pottermore, began selling the ebooks this morning, with prices ranging from $7.99 for the first three in...
  • Al fin Harry Potter en e-libros

    Al fin Harry Potter en e-libros
    Por fin, las aventuras de Harry Potter están disponibles de manera electrónica. Las siete novelas sobre el famoso niño mago creado por J.K. Rowling están a la venta en forma de libros electrónicos y audiolibros en el cibersitio de la autora, Pottermore....
  • J.K. Rowling's new book: 'The Casual Vacancy'

    J.K. Rowling's new book: 'The Casual Vacancy'
    J.K. Rowling's first book aimed at adults will be called "The Casual Vacancy," and will be released Sept. 27, her British publisher announced today. Of course, Rowling's Harry Potter series appealed to kids and adults alike, so she comes with a ready-...
  • Stephen Colbert teases Malcolm Gladwell about his hair [video]

    If you weren't watching the Colbert Report on Tuesday night, you missed Stephen Colbert poking fun at author Malcolm Gladwell's shock of curly hair. Gladwell, for his part, looked kind of uncomfortable, and didn't even try to make a hair joke in return....
  • Dalkey Archive posts world's wackiest job listing

    Dalkey Archive posts world's wackiest job listing
    On Wednesday, the Dalkey Archive Press posted an announcement in its employment section. Founding publisher John O'Brien, it said, will be stepping down. He's been with the press, which is known for publishing books that are avant-garde and experimental,...
  • Biblioracle: When it's time to re-read

    Biblioracle: When it's time to re-read
    I'm looking at the shelves in my living room and I stopped counting at 140 books with three shelves to go. That's just one room where I stash books. There's two others, plus an office, plus some boxes I've never unpacked, not to mention the digital bits...
  • Ellicott City author Jerdine Nolen taps into children's 'sense of wonder'

    Ellicott City author Jerdine Nolen taps into children's 'sense of wonder'
    The idea for Jerdine Nolen’s first book sprang from an uneventful summer afternoon almost 25 years ago spent scrubbing the toilet. “I was cleaning my bathroom, and this little voice said, ‘Harvey Potter was a very strange fellow indeed,...
  • Mount Hebron teacher nominated for NAACP Image Award

    Mount Hebron teacher nominated for NAACP Image Award
    Children's book author Jerdine Nolen remembers the first time she saw her name in print. As a second-grader, she wrote a Thanksgiving poem that was published in the school newspaper, and she kept her eyes glued to the pink publication while walking home....