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  • A textbook case of gouging on college campuses

    A textbook case of gouging on college campuses
    To the editor: No one quoted in the article mentioned the possibility of not changing textbooks every year or so for some classes. Why is it necessary to change an algebra text or have bookkeeping, ancient history or language textbooks updated every year?...
  • 'The Kills' a massive novel about dirty deeds in Iraq

    "The Kill" by Richard House; Picador (912 pages, $35) If you'd like to immerse yourself in a novel during your August vacation, and if you're skeptical of a world in which private contractors get away with dirty deeds outside the reach of the law,...
  • 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...
  • Cal State looks for ways to drive down cost of textbooks

    Cal State looks for ways to drive down cost of textbooks
    It's the middle of summer and while many other students are hanging out at the beach or preoccupied with jobs, Elizabeth Rodriguez is emailing instructors for information about the books she will need as a Cal State Dominguez Hills junior this fall. Her...
  • Last Sunken Garden Poetry Event Of The Season Wednesday

    Last Sunken Garden Poetry Event Of The Season Wednesday
    FARMINGTON — Aimee Nezhukumatahil is the last poet to perform at the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival this summer at the Hill-Stead Museum. Her performance is Wednesday Aug. 6. Nezhukumatahil, is a Hoffer Grand Prize winner for prose and...
  • Gannett Splits Publishing and Broadcast Companies with Spinoff

    Gannett is the latest media conglomerate to split its publishing business from its broadcast and digital assets, aiming to create two separate publicly traded companies by mid-2015, the publisher announced Tuesday. The publishing entity will retain the...
  • New Breed of Online Stars Rewrite the Rules of Fame

    He may be huge on YouTube, but few in Hollywood know who Shane Dawson is. Not yet, anyway. The 26-year-old is best known to 12 million-plus subscribers across three different YouTube channels, but he's about to make a name for himself in film and TV,...
  • Tribune Publishing in 5-year affiliation deal for Cars.com

    Tribune Publishing in 5-year affiliation deal for Cars.com
    Tribune Publishing announced Tuesday it will enter into a five-year affiliation agreement with Classified Ventures to continue marketingĀ Cars.com products after the sale of itsĀ online car shopping website to Gannett Co. Details of the modified agreement...
  • Authors partner with Alabama publisher on Disney guidebook

    Authors partner with Alabama publisher on Disney guidebook
    For years, Julie and Mike Neal have been a two-person publishing company. The couple have not only snapped hundreds of photographs and written descriptions for their "Complete Walt Disney World" travel book, they've handled all of the back-of-house duties...
  • Tribune completes spinoff of newspapers including Daily Press

    Tribune completes spinoff of newspapers including Daily Press
    Newly christened Tribune Media Co. completed the spinoff of Tribune Publishing Co. , which owns the Daily Press, on Monday afternoon, a process finalized by bank wires and stock distributions, setting the broadcasting and publishing businesses on separate...
  • A filmmaker wants to turn the 20th century's greatest novel into a virtual reality game

    An award-winning Irish filmmaker and animator just received crowd-sourced funding to kickstart his work turning James Joyce's Ulysses into a virtual reality video game. The concept is to immerse players in Joyce's stream of consciousness by dropping them...