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  • 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...
  • Orlando for book lovers

    Orlando for book lovers
    Neither man nor Wingman can live on drinks alone, which is why we interrupt our regularly scheduled night-life column for a detour into the literary life, my other favorite pastime. The two intersect more often than you might think. Central Florida is...
  • Essential tracks: Arresting beats of James Blake, Steve Gunn, Miguel

    Essential tracks: Arresting beats of James Blake, Steve Gunn, Miguel
    James Blake, "200 Press" EP (1-800-Dinosaur Records). Four songs that further blur British producer-songwriter James Blake's sound, the tracks on "200 Press" mix ethereal, fuzzy beats with distorted, syrupy vocal hooks and layers of subtle percussion....
  • Local authors have books optioned, adapted for film

    Heather Hildenbrand, Virginia Beach author of more than eight young adult science fiction romance novels, recently announced that "Imitation," the first book in her Clone Chronicles series, has been optioned by broadcast network NBC for television...
  • 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...
  • Advocating For A Glastonbury Poet Laureate

    Advocating For A Glastonbury Poet Laureate
    GLASTONBURY — Poetry is back. That's the view of Michael F. Lepore who has seen a revival of the art form over the past few years. Now he would like the town to take the next step by appointing a Glastonbury Poet Laureate. "There has been a...
  • Experiencing Larry Levis' 'Widening Spell' in Nicaragua

    Experiencing Larry Levis' 'Widening Spell' in Nicaragua
    We stood on the bus stop — a concrete slab and bench roofed with galvanized steel — as our bus disappeared beyond the hill and into the mist blotting the rising sun. It was, in fact, the wrong bus, though that would have been helpful to know...
  • Lev Grossman on falling in love with 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'

    Lev Grossman on falling in love with 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'
    For much of December, we posted the authors' reflections on giving books as holiday gifts. Today is our last installment. Thanks for following along and happy holidays! Lev Grossman Author of "The Magicians" series I don't ordinarily like being...
  • Carnett: God can take us from distress to joy

    Joy. It's the English-language word most frequently associated with Christmas. My dictionary defines it as: "Feelings of great happiness … especially of a spiritual kind." But the vast majority of us, no matter our age, rank or social status,...
  • The Latest: 'Fire' burns fitfully; 'Find' gets lost

    Wildfire Mary Pauline Lowry Skyhorse Publishing; 294 pages Mary Pauline Lowry's "Wildfire" is a mostly formulaic novel with a tantalizing idea at its core. The protagonist, Julie, is a young college dropout who signs on as a rookie forest...