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  • Rudin-Norris spat rivets Broadway

    In a blockbuster scoop this morning that had Broadway people choking on their cornflakes, New York Post columnist Michael Riedel reported that the powerful New York producer Scott Rudin had angrily pulled the plug on his upcoming Broadway production of...
  • Under a literary spell

    Under a literary spell
    As Lucy Kobbs turned the final page of the seventh and last book in the "Harry Potter" series, she took a pencil to the wall beside her bed and memorialized the end of an era: 7/22/07, 3:20 a.m. "It's one of those books that will stick with me for life,"...
  • D.T. Max takes on the life of David Foster Wallace

     D.T. Max takes on the life of David Foster Wallace
    D.T. Max knew what he was getting into when he decided to write a biography of David Foster Wallace. In March 2009, he published a long piece in the New Yorker about Wallace's suicide and the author's inability to finish "The Pale King," the novel left...
  • From page to small screen

    From page to small screen
    Some of the biggest blockbuster movies in the last 10 years are based on books. (That means you, Harry Potter and “The Hunger Games”). But the annual television lineup has always included its share of book adaptations as well, dating back to...
  • The book jacket 'Bell Jar'

    The book jacket 'Bell Jar'
    This is kind of embarrassing to admit, but until just recently I was under the misguided impression that a Pulitzer Prize in poetry might actually entitle a gal to a little literary respect. Good thing I had the nice folks at British publisher Faber and...
  • Jennifer Egan wins the Tournament of Books

     
    Jennifer Egan (pictured) has won the Morning News' Tournament of books with "A Visit from the Goon Squad."...
  • Countdown to the last 'Oprah Winfrey Show': A double dose of James Frey

     
    The final Oprah episode approaches: only 8 more and we get... James Frey?...
  • The good, the bad and the other bad: the Moby book trailer awards

     
    A look at book trailers - the good, the awful and what's missing from the Moby awards....
  • Art review: 'Home Show, Revisited' at Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum

     
    The Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum is revisiting its "Home Show," an ambitious and logistically complicated project in which artists are commissioned to create new works in private homes around the city, and the public is invited to drop in......
  • Obama interrupts vacation to go book shopping

     
    President Obama interrupted his Martha's Vineyard vacation to visit a local independent bookstore....
  • The hipsters I love and their lack of love for sports

     
    Fall is here. The start of college football. Yes. My favorite time of year. I am a University of Illinois graduate, grew up in Central Illinois where the entire part of the state revolves around Illini football. Now my life revolves around Illini...