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  • PEN announces 2014 literary award winners

    PEN announces 2014 literary award winners
    PEN announced the winners of its 2014 literary awards Wednesday -- most of them, anyway. The recipient of the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction, a $25,000 prize, will not be named until the awards ceremony Sept. 29 in New York. The winners...
  • 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...
  • A judge just rescued Sherlock Holmes from an extortion threat

    A judge just rescued Sherlock Holmes from an extortion threat
    When last we visited with Sherlock Holmes, a federal judge had just saved him from the clutches of perhaps his most menacing foe ever -- the copyright law.  Now an appeals judge has saved the great detective from an even greater threat -- extortion by a...
  • Sandy Hook Teacher To Publish Book

    Sandy Hook Teacher To Publish Book
    Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis, a teacher credited with saving her class of first-graders during the Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, has written a book about the aftermath of the shootings, her publisher announced Tuesday. The publisher, G.P. Putnam's Sons, said...
  • Downers Grove Library examining salaries, maintenance costs

    Downers Grove Library examining salaries, maintenance costs
    Staff salaries and building maintenance costs are among the top considerations for Downers Grove Library officials as they begin putting together a new spending plan for 2015. Library trustees examined some early budget figures at the July 23 meeting,...
  • Man Booker longlist announced: First global list embraces America

    Man Booker longlist announced: First global list embraces America
    The first-ever global longlist for the Man Booker Prize was announced Wednesday, and includes four Americans. For 2014, books written in English and published in Britain were eligible, regardless of the author's nationality. Americans on the list are...
  • E-Reader: How much did Emily Gould's novel cost her?

    E-Reader: How much <em>did</em> Emily Gould's novel cost her?
    How Much My Novel Cost Me by Emily Gould, Medium, 45-minute read, free Memoirist, novelist and blogger Emily Gould gets some flack for only writing about herself, but her habit pays off in "How Much My Novel Cost Me." In 2008, Gould received a hefty...
  • Children's Authors Are Featured At Avon Library

    AVON — Four area authors who specialize in books for children will speak about their work on Tuesday at the Avon Free Public Library, the library has announced. Tonight's event is at 7 p.m. and is free. It is part of a series the library is putting...
  • Jason Boog on reading to newborns and other parenting adventures

    Jason Boog on reading to newborns and other parenting adventures
    The journalist Jason Boog has long been a book lover. He’s written about the publishing industry for the Galley Cat blog, and about literary culture for NPR and the Los Angeles Review of Books, among many other publications. Three years ago, his...
  • Frank O'Hara's 'Lunch Poems' -- at 50

    Frank O'Hara's “Lunch Poems” (City Lights: 86 pp., $14.95) — which has just been reissued in a 50th anniversary hardcover edition — recalls a world of pop art, political and cultural upheaval and (in its own way) a surprising...
  • Batman's top writer talks about hero's 75th anniversary

    Batman's top writer talks about hero's 75th anniversary
    It would have been nice to get all dramatic and scratchy-voiced right now and say that Wednesday, July 23, 2014, is the 75th anniversary of Batman, and that there can be only one Dark Knight. But that would be a lie. And it wouldn't be honoring the most...