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  • Should L.A. have a Wanda Coleman Memorial Library?

    Should L.A. have a Wanda Coleman Memorial Library?
    Little more than a year after the death of Wanda Coleman, the poet’s husband, Austin Straus, is asking the Los Angeles Public Library to honor her memory. In a letter sent earlier this month to the Board of Library commissioners, Straus requests...
  • The many moods of Nicki Minaj on 'The Pinkprint'

    The many moods of Nicki Minaj on 'The Pinkprint'
    Those who have followed Nicki Minaj's often-thrilling ascent to hip-hop superstardom have been hoping for another straight-up rap album for years. After annihilating virtually all takers on mixtapes and guest verses starting in 2007, the 32-year-old began...
  • On Jay Paul's "The Latest Monument"

     On Jay Paul's "The Latest Monument"
    Some people see "poetry" on the front cover of a book and freeze like a jack rabbit in a field of light. They remember the poetry class in high school. T. S. Eliot maybe. They didn't understand poetry then, probably wouldn't now. They move on to the...
  • Laura Osnes joins Lyric's 'Carousel'

    Laura Osnes joins Lyric's 'Carousel'
    Lyric Opera’s spring production of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II’s “Carousel” will boast some top-drawer Broadway talent. In addition to the previously announced Steven Pasquale (“The Bridges of Madison County&...
  • Miguel drops surprise 3-song EP with odes 'N.W.A.,' 'Hollywood Dreams'

    Miguel drops surprise 3-song EP with odes 'N.W.A.,' 'Hollywood Dreams'
    San Pedro's great young rhythm & blues seducer Miguel has released a surprise new three-song EP, and among its best moments is a refrain -- and title -- dedicated to Compton's essential rap team N.W.A. If that's not enough to lift the morning spirits,...
  • Lauren Beukes creates a world out of 'Bone' for her daughter

    Lauren Beukes creates a world out of 'Bone' for her daughter
    Each day from now through Hanukkah and on to Christmas, we'll post an author's reflection on giving books as holiday gifts. Follow us on Twitter @ChiTribBooks to be alerted to new posts and tell us about your book-related holiday memories by using...
  • Molly Antopol on the gift of Grace Paley

    Molly Antopol on the gift of Grace Paley
    Each day from now through Hanukkah and on to Christmas, we'll post an author's reflection on giving books as holiday gifts. Follow us on Twitter @ChiTribBooks to be alerted to new posts and tell us about your book-related holiday memories by using...
  • Phil Klay on the gift of a good book in wartime

    Phil Klay on the gift of a good book in wartime
    Each day from now through Hanukkah and on to Christmas, we'll post an author's reflection on giving books as holiday gifts. Follow us on Twitter @ChiTribBooks to be alerted to new posts and tell us about your book-related holiday memories by using...
  • Author Creating Special Poems For Reach Out And Read Connecticut

    Author Creating Special Poems For Reach Out And Read Connecticut
    After Mystic author, Tish Rabe, penned more than 150 tales for tots, many stories about Clifford and Curious George, she wanted to create a signature character, all her own. "I wrote a rhyming book about a dinosaur. Maurus O'Roarus was a brachiosaurus who...
  • Lake Forest writer-in-residence earns national acclaim for poetry

    Lake Forest writer-in-residence earns national acclaim for poetry
    Cecilia Corrigan, a 2013 Lake Forest College writer-in-residence, is receiving national accolades for the poetry she wrote during her stay on the North Shore. Corrigan's book, "Titanic," contains poems whose central figure is Alan Turing, the British...
  • Cristina Henriquez on 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' and the gift of heritage

    Cristina Henriquez on 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' and the gift of heritage
    Each day from now through Hanukkah and on to Christmas, we'll post an author's reflection on giving books as holiday gifts. Follow us on Twitter @ChiTribBooks to be alerted to new posts and tell us about your book-related holiday memories by using...