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  • Book review: 'The Warmth of Other Suns' by Isabel Wilkerson

    Book review: 'The Warmth of Other Suns' by Isabel Wilkerson
    The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration Isabel Wilkerson Random House: 622 pp, $30 It was an all-too-familiar dispatch from a particular time and place. The Clarks, a young black family of four, were trying to improve...
  • 'Changing My Mind' by Zadie Smith

    'Changing My Mind' by Zadie Smith
    Changing My Mind Occasional Essays Zadie Smith The Penguin Press: 306 pp., $26.95 Reviewing Zadie Smith's 2001 debut, "White Teeth," the critic James Wood lumped the blazing hot young British writer with no less than Salman Rushdie, David Foster...
  • Chicago's Feltre School

    Chicago's Feltre School
    Chicago's Feltre School offers discussion of the great works, in a no-commitment setting. One thing to know about our book club: The discussions are intelligent without being fussy, and fun without being frivolous. Author we'd most like to meet: Yann...
  • Literary Haiti

     
    Since last week's devastating earthquake in Haiti, the world's attention has turned to the country as it rarely has before. Yet it's been the focus of literary explorations for decades. In the 1930s, Zora Neale Hurston traveled to Jamaica and......
  • Hart-felt statements about violence against women

     
    Comedian Kevin Hart was probably upset about not being invited to the UCSD-area Compton Cookout, where white college kids apparently had a ball acting out their ghetto fantasies. So Hart, who has had roles in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and other stuff,...
  • Dance review: Alvin Ailey at the Orange County Performing Arts Center

     
    “Celebration” happened to be the unofficial theme for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre’s opening night program Tuesday at the Orange County Performing Arts Center, the first of four different slates of mixed repertory being presented through...
  • Billy Collins, Terry Teachout kick of Winter Park Institute’s season

     
    The Winter Park Institute (WPI) kicks off its third season of seminars, lectures, readings, master classes, performances, open discussions and exhibits (whew!) on Sunday, Sept. 19. As usual, the event is  free and open to the public.  It takes plac...
  • Weekly books roundup

     
    Tod Caviness here, temporarily catching a break from elections coverage by watching a nice car chase. - Romance authors certainly get the love around these parts. If you didn't get enough passionate prose at this year's Romance Writers of America...
  • Bookstore of the week: Brand Bookshop

     
    Jacket Copy's bookstore of the week: Brand Bookshop in Glendale, CA....
  • Orlando Philharmonic’s next season: Billy Joel, James Bond

     
    Among classical-music fare from Puccini and Prokofiev, the Orlando Philharmonic’s 2011-12 season will have offerings for opera lovers, pop lovers and even movie lovers. Think Bond. James Bond. The Philharmonic previewed its upcoming season to...
  • UCF Book Festival hosts Zora Neale Hurston book’s authors

     
    Tanya Simon read works by Zora Neale Hurston in college and liked what she read. Victoria Bond had the same experience. The two women later wished they had been introduced earlier to the writings of Eatonville’s most famous author. So they did...