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Louisa May Alcott

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  • Critic's Notebook: Lena Dunham grows up, and so does 'Girls'

    Critic's Notebook: Lena Dunham grows up, and so does 'Girls'
    From the moment we met her two years ago, Lena Dunham has been as much character as creator. Her story — a 23-year-old with one small film to her credit handed the reins of a high-profile, frantically marketed HBO series — bled through the...
  • Jezebel brings its brand of feminism to the Grove tonight

    Often witty, sometimes righteous, and occasionally furious, the blog Jezebel has been a high-profile platform for a new generation of feminists since 2007. Part of the Gawker media blog empire, Jezebel put feminist critiques of our still-very-critique-...
  • Honran a Julio Cortázar, autor de 'Rayuela'

    Honran a Julio Cortázar, autor de 'Rayuela'
    El Museo del Libro de Buenos Aires escenifica el aspecto lúdico que el escritor Julio Cortázar (Bruselas 1914-París 1984) plasmó en las páginas de "Rayuela", la obra que revolucionó la literatura en habla hispana con su publicación en Argentina hace más...
  • Thanksgiving 2013 TV programming

     
    Thanksgiving 2013 in the United States is as late as it can be this year — Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013. Leading up to that date, and over Thanksgiving 2013 weekend, as always, there will be plenty of TV programming related to the holiday (and even the...
  • Noted historian makes her vacation picks

    Noted historian makes her vacation picks
    When you're planning a vacation with kids, Doris Kearns Goodwin suggests mixing in a little history. "Something rubs off," said the Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian. "People say maybe the kids are grumpy and such, but you often hear about a...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Boston

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Boston
    A frequent stop and embarkation port on New England/Canada and Bermuda voyages as well as starting point of some seasonal Caribbean cruises and an occasional stop on trans-Atlantic voyages, Boston has seen a dramatic increase in cruise business in...
  • Favorites of 2011: Chicago-area authors

    Favorites of 2011: Chicago-area authors
    At the end of this year, we stop to recognize the wonderful work put out by authors living in or originally from Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Here is the list of our favorite titles from 2011: "The Year We Left Home" by Jean Thompson An Iowa...
  • Biblioracle: Book reviews don't compute

    Biblioracle: Book reviews don't compute
    In a previous column I discussed the practice of "sockpuppetry," where authors create fake online personas to pump up the ratings of their own books and trash those of their rivals. Recently, two additional stories have come to my attention that cast...
  • Men & Women of Harford Making a Difference

    Men & Women of Harford Making a Difference
    The uniqueness of Harford County lies within the people who strive to make it great. So many residents reach out daily to improve the lives of others. We have chosen six extraordinary individuals who have chosen causes that support the success of the...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Lil' Women -- A Rap Musical'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Lil' Women -- A Rap Musical'
    Word to your mother. Or is that word to your Marmi? Marmi – matriarch of the March family in Louisa May Alcott’s beloved literary classic, Little Women – is part of an inventive hip-hop adaptation of the tale produced by Orlando...
  • Orlando Fringe: Sentinel's Best of the Festival

    Orlando Fringe: Sentinel's Best of the Festival
    Each year, the Orlando Sentinel reviewing team picks 10 Orlando Fringe Festival shows for our Best of the Festival list. Here are this year's top 10, presented alphabetically… you can read the review of each and check out remaining showtimes...