| Mar 16, 2012
| 5:30 PM
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
| Mar 20, 2012
| 7:24 AM
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...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 9:30 AM
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...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 5:19 PM
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....
| Jan 22, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Chris Chavez cranks his arm back while palming a deflated volleyball. His other hand grips a broomstick positioned between his legs. He eyes his target: a 39-inch rubber hoop mounted to some PVC pipe. Before releasing his ball, he has to maneuver around...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 3:07 PM
When readers meet Joe, a former Marine and ex-FBI agent who's now a freelance detective and hired gun, he's fighting off an attacker in an alley. After a tough altercation, Joe throws the assailant's body behind a dumpster, lifts his money clip and...
| Sep 24, 2011
Banned Books week begins today, runs through October 30, and includes everything from challenged children's books to banned erotica....
| Sep 30, 2011
TV This Week: 'Homeland'...
| Nov 2, 2011
J.K. Rowling reveals more "almost" plans for the "Harry Potter" series, including info on Hagrid and Lupin....
| Nov 9, 2011
Alan Rickman had a special visitor to his dressing room at the Golden Theatre Monday night: Daniel Radcliffe. The actors from the Harry Potter movies — Rickman played Severus Snape and Radcliffe was Potter himself — are appearing on Broadway.....
| Nov 21, 2011
The tactics of British tabloids, including Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.'s now-defunct News of the World, are getting an airing this week as actor Hugh Grant and the parents of a slain London schoolgirl provide gripping testimony. Grant told how he did...