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  • Area authors can showcase works at Leesburg library

    The Leesburg Public Library is accepting entries for its fourth annual Local Authors' Showcase, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 11 at the library, 100 E. Main St. The expo is open to any local authors of young adult fiction books — published...
  • Spun-off Tribune Publishing faces future on its own

    Spun-off Tribune Publishing faces future on its own
    Newly christened Tribune Media Co. completed the spinoff of Tribune Publishing Co. on Monday afternoon, a process finalized by bank wires and stock distributions, setting the broadcasting and publishing businesses on separate paths. As stand-alone...
  • Field Museum packs in science and much, much more

    Field Museum packs in science and much, much more
    The only way Chicago's Field Museum could have had a better benefactor is if there had been a generous turn-of-the-last-century tycoon named "Natural History." Considering the unlikelihood of that, "Field" will do. Marshall Field was a retailing mogul...
  • Councilman Cole to replace McKenzie as head of BDC

    Councilman Cole to replace McKenzie as head of BDC
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake appointed two-term City Councilman William H. Cole IV on Thursday to lead the Baltimore Development Corp., the quasi-public agency charged with revitalizing the city. The appointment came as BDC President Brenda McKenzie...
  • Chatting with YA novelist and 'Twilight' director Chris Weitz

    Chatting with YA novelist and 'Twilight' director Chris Weitz
    Growing up has long been on the mind of director and screenwriter Chris Weitz. In 1999, the New York City native and his brother directed “American Pie,” a comedy about a gang of high schoolers confused about the meaning of maturity. In 2002,...
  • More than 900 authors sign angry, open letter to Amazon

    More than 900 authors have signed an open letter to Amazon, charging the online retailer with engaging in “selective retaliation” against writers in its dispute with the Hachette publishing group. The writer Douglas Preston began circulating...
  • What Amazon's e-book numbers are and aren't telling you

    How much should an e-book cost? Publishers set the retail price for a current e-book, like James Patterson's "Invisible," at $14.99. That's a lot less than a hardcover copy of the book ($25.50), but it's still more than Amazon thinks a reader should be...
  • Start-up CloudFlare to offer free HTTPS encryptions for websites

    Start-up CloudFlare to offer free HTTPS encryptions for websites
    CloudFlare, a San Francisco start-up that offers cloud-based optimization and online cybersecurity protection, said it plans to offer websites free encrypted HTTPS connections. HTTPS, or Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure, is an encrypted connection...
  • YouTube's biggest stars are cashing in offline

    YouTube's biggest stars are cashing in offline
    Before the makeup line, the book deal and the product endorsements, Michelle Phan was just another girl trying to make it big on YouTube. She rose to fame with her viral video tutorials, sharing makeup tips and emulating looks inspired by Lady Gaga,...
  • Collection is the cat's meow for Ohio museum

    Collection is the cat's meow for Ohio museum
    Glendale's unwanted collection of cat books has found a new home — the Feline Historical Museum in Ohio, which features a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed cat house, a ribbon from an 1896 British cat show and hundreds of cat figurines. Eighty boxes...
  • Google and Barnes & Noble take on Amazon's same-day delivery

    Google and Barnes & Noble take on Amazon's same-day delivery
    Customers who want to order books online and get them delivered that very same day now have two choices: Amazon or Google, which has teamed with Barnes & Noble. "Starting on Thursday, book buyers in Manhattan, West Los Angeles and the San Francisco...