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  • 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...
  • Reader of the Week: Clark Hulse

    Reader of the Week: Clark Hulse
    Who I am Clark Hulse, Chicago Humanities Festival board chair, from downtown Chicago. One unique thing about me I laughed all the way through "Moby-Dick." It's hilarious. I loved I've been reading novels by great novelists from places I knew...
  • 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...
  • Amy Bloom: Handing down a good book

    Amy Bloom: Handing down a good book
    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...
  • REVIEW: 'Pericles' at Chicago Shakespeare Theater

     REVIEW: 'Pericles' at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
    Late in life, when writers are more inclined to take the bigger, sadder, more complicated view of our long haul on this planet, William Shakespeare wrote (or more likely co-wrote) what variously are called the romances, the late plays or last plays. I...
  • Cyclists, multiculturalism, and 'Phantom': Letters

    Cyclists, multiculturalism, and 'Phantom': Letters
    Sharing the roads Dear motorists, we love you. We go to the same church as you. We shop at the same stores as you. We are you. For a few hours each week we morph into road cyclists. We battle the wind and road debris; all while having only the armor and...
  • Holiday gift guide: ‘Hobbit,’ Batman, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ more

     
    Ho, Ho, Ho(dor)! It's the time of year for geek-friendly holiday shopping. Whether you're shopping for fans of “Game of Thrones,” “Star […]...
  • ‘Strange Magic’: Lucasfilm musical based on ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’

     
    “Strange Magic,” a musical animated feature film inspired by William Shakespeare's “A Midsummer Night's Dream,” is coming to theaters in […]...
  • Behold the Bulls' new 'Bucket Boys'

    Behold the Bulls' new 'Bucket Boys'
    William Shakespeare once asked, "What's in a name?" Well for Stacey King, a name means everything. The former Bulls big man-turned-TV announcer has popularized a number of monikers and phrases over the years. When Derrick Rose was running...
  • Study hall: Gifts for the office or home office

    Study hall: Gifts for the office or home office
    Source: Handout “Saga, Vol. 1” by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples $9.99 at amazon.com For anyone who needs some truly original sci-fi weirdness in her life. —Megan Crepeau Source: Handout “The Portable Dorothy Parker&...
  • ‘Strange Magic’ trailer offers singing elves, fairies and goblins

     
    Disney has released the first trailer for the upcoming Lucasfilm animated musical “Strange Magic,” offering a glimpse of the movie's […]...