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  • Review: 'Brewster' by Mark Slouka

    Review: 'Brewster' by Mark Slouka
    It must have been great to come of age during the Age of Aquarius. You know … peace, love, harmony, granny dresses and the chance to change the world. Groovy, yeah, unless you were a kid stuck in a dreary Upstate New York place like Brewster. No...
  • Oprah's giant Afro wig for O magazine designed by Kim Kimble

    Oprah's giant Afro wig for O magazine designed by Kim Kimble
    Oprah Winfrey has been making all kinds of headlines recently -- starring alongside Forest Whitaker in "The Butler," recounting an alleged incident of shopping-related racism in Switzerland, and wearing a ginormous Afro wig on the September cover of O...
  • Media columnist Robert Feder partners with Tribune

    Media columnist Robert Feder partners with Tribune
    Longtime Chicago media columnist Robert Feder is launching a standalone media blog next month through a partnership with the Chicago Tribune.  The editorially independent Web site, RobertFeder.com, will be owned by Feder, but licensed and marketed by...
  • Review: 'From Black Sox to Three-Peats' edited by Ron Rapoport

    Review: 'From Black Sox to Three-Peats' edited by Ron Rapoport
    "The papers in Chicago in those days were unlike any printed anywhere else," wrote the great Hugh Fullerton in 1928 for the Saturday Evening Post. "They were written largely in the language that the wild growing young city understood." On the evidence...
  • Review: 'Claire of the Sea Light' by Edwidge Danticat

    Review: 'Claire of the Sea Light' by Edwidge Danticat
    Birthdays carry burdens for young Claire. Each year, her beleaguered father takes her from their shack in a seaside Haitian village to visit the grave of her mother, who died giving birth. Claire's seventh birthday dawns with an additional portent, as a...
  • Review: 'The Childhood of Jesus' by J.M. Coetzee

    Review: 'The Childhood of Jesus' by J.M. Coetzee
    "The Childhood of Jesus" features no character named Jesus. That surely counts as one of the major provocations in J.M. Coetzee's delightfully vexing new novel. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to...
  • Review: 'Enon' by Paul Harding

    Review: 'Enon' by Paul Harding
    One unheralded author and a tiny publisher received a Pulitzer surprise in 2010 when Paul Harding's “Tinkers” won the big prize for fiction. The debut novelist and his publisher, Bellevue Literary Press (based at the New York University School...
  • Elmore Leonard: Another view

    Elmore Leonard: Another view
    In the wake of the great Elmore Leonard’s death, I immediately felt a great sense of loss. Leonard was for decades a constant in my reading life, each book coming at me with fascinating characters and perfect dialogue; each book reminding me how...
  • Rick Atkinson talks "The Guns at Last Light"

    Rick Atkinson talks "The Guns at Last Light"
    World War II lasted six years, but Rick Atkinson needed 14 years to complete his massive trilogy on the conflict. That turned out to be time well spent. Now the wait for the concluding volume of “The Liberation Trilogy,” his magisterial...
  • Payton, Brooks finally play ball in show of solidarity

    Payton, Brooks finally play ball in show of solidarity
    Alberto Reyes looked across the well-kept field at Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep during pregame warm-up drills Saturday evening and declared it a beautiful place for a baseball game. Two weeks after their originally scheduled game, players and coaches...
  • Protesters target Sun-Times over photographer layoffs

    Protesters target Sun-Times over photographer layoffs
    Protesters targeted the Chicago Sun-Times today after the newspaper laid off its entire staff of photographers. The newspaper announced last week it had laid off all of its 28 full-time still photographers. The Chicago Newspaper Guild has asked the...