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  • Taking a page from Boston's One City One Story

    Earlier this week in Boston, I ducked into Raven Used Books on Newbury Street and found a stack of pamphlets, emblazoned with the logo “One City One Story,” in a loose pile by the front door. They were free, a giveaway sponsored by the...
  • Nelson Algren Short Story Awards: A look back at a rich history

    Nelson Algren Short Story Awards: A look back at a rich history
    An honor like the Nelson Algren Short Story Award can be a boon to a writer. It can give him or her the confidence to slog through rejections and trudge forward with literary endeavors. When we asked former Nelson Algren Award recipients what winning...
  • Holiday Guide 2012: Chris Jones' Top 10 shows for the season

    Holiday Guide 2012: Chris Jones' Top 10 shows for the season
    Chicago has a plethora of holiday shows each and every year — and I’ll be reviewing enough of them over the next couple of weeks to put Rudolph in rehab. But based on many years of seasonal theater-going, here are 10 of our potential favorites...
  • Now that's a wall of books

    Circle City Books in Pittsboro, N.C., has just completed an eye-catching mural: a side of a building covered in books. Huge, oversize books, with titles that even this myopic passerby could read. What's on it? Forty-eight titles, some of which are...
  • Best books for a purple Super Bowl

    Best books for a purple Super Bowl
    With the Baltimore Ravens preparing for Super Bowl, it's time to turn to all thing purple, including books. Buildings in the city already are bathed in purple lights and folks here are wearing purple sweaters, scarves and shirts. So why not books? Here is...
  • Biblioracle: Short and sweet, but no trend

    Biblioracle: Short and sweet, but no trend
    Apparently, we're in them midst of a short story boomlet. I know this because The New York Times told me so in a recent article, "Good Fit for Today's Little Screens: Short Stories." I tend to put little trust in trend pieces. If I believed every...
  • Ray Bradbury dies at 91; author lifted fantasy to literary heights

    Ray Bradbury, the writer whose expansive flights of fantasy and vividly rendered space-scapes have provided the world with one of the most enduring speculative blueprints for the future, has died. He was 91. Bradbury died Tuesday night in Los Angeles,...
  • PASSINGS: Salvador Jorge Blanco, Robin White

    PASSINGS: Salvador Jorge Blanco, Robin White
    Salvador Jorge Blanco Former president of Dominican Republic Salvador Jorge Blanco, 84, a former Dominican Republic president who was convicted of corruption in a decision later overturned by an appeals court, died Sunday at his home in Santo Domingo,...
  • Theater review: 'Some Lovers' at the Old Globe

     
    Charles McNulty reviews "Some Lovers" by Burt Bacharach and Steven Sater at the Old Globe...
  • Six more days to nominate short stories for the Million Writers Award

     
    Nominate your favorite online short story of 2011 for the Million Writers Award....
  • 'The Good Wife' recap: The old boys' network

     
    On "The Good Wife," Alicia stands up to the old boy's network, but her feistiness could have dire consequences for Peter....