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  • Women & Children First starts fresh chapter with new owners

    Women & Children First starts fresh chapter with new owners
    Women & Children First bookstore enthusiasts, of whom there are legions, let out a collective cheer last week when the outgoing owners announced they were handing the reins to Sarah Hollenbeck and Lynn Mooney, current employees and friends to the...
  • The Rebbe still greatly impacts the world

    Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, known commonly as simply "The Rebbe," is considered by many to be the most influential rabbi of the modern era. The Rebbe passed away on June 12, 1994. According to the Hebrew calendar, the date was Gimmel Tammuz 5754, or...
  • Disney in Talks With Mike White to Write Gorilla Tale 'The One and Only Ivan' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Walt Disney Pictures is in negotiations with Mike White to write the adaptation of Katherine Applegate's children's gorilla story "The One and Only Ivan." The book, published by HarperCollins in 2011, centers on the silverback gorilla Ivan, who is in a...
  • Authors Goodman, Schoenberger At Twain House

    Authors Goodman, Schoenberger At Twain House
    On Monday July 21, at 7 p.m., The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, and HartBeat Ensemble will present best-selling author and investigative reporter Amy Goodman. Her appearance is part of her lecture series, "The Silenced...
  • Apple agrees to conditional $450 million e-books antitrust accord

    Apple agrees to conditional $450 million e-books antitrust accord
    (Reuters) - Apple Inc has agreed to pay $450 million to resolve U.S. state and consumer claims the iPad manufacturer conspired with five major publishers to fix e-book prices, according to court records filed Wednesday. The settlement, which would...
  • In superhero gender bend, Marvel unveils Thor as a woman

    In superhero gender bend, Marvel unveils Thor as a woman
    Comic book superhero character Thor, who first appeared in 1962 and is based on the Norse hammer-wielding god, will now be a woman, publisher Marvel Comics said on Tuesday. The publisher said the female Thor is an effort to bring new readers and to...
  • Apple agrees to a $400-million settlement over e-book price fixing

    Apple Inc. has agreed to pay $400 million to settle allegations that the company conspired with publishers to raise e-book prices. The settlement agreement, which still requires court approval, is contingent on Apple’s appeal of the New York...
  • Reviews: 'Suspicion' by Joseph Finder, 'The Book of You' by Claire Kendal

    Reviews: 'Suspicion' by Joseph Finder, 'The Book of You' by Claire Kendal
    I spent April and part of May feeling like occupied France, a Hun-like bacterial force having invaded my ears and sinuses. I couldn't do much besides imagine the antibiotics I was taking as tiny biplanes strafing tiny cornfields through which tiny Cary...
  • Bill Gates resurrects 45-year-old book 'Business Adventures'

    Bill Gates resurrects 45-year-old book 'Business Adventures'
    Bill Gates has performed quite a few feats of business magic in his day. Now he's performed a literary resurrection: He's lifted up one of his favorite books from that purgatory called "out of print." John Brooks published "Business Adventures: Twelve...
  • Spanish engineers create bookstore, hangout in Dallas neighborhood

    At first glance, the nondescript orange bungalow blends into the neat row of homes lining West Eighth Street in Dallas' Oak Cliff neighborhood. It's a bright and breezy Saturday, and the glass front door at number 314 creaks and groans as people wander...
  • Object Lesson: Hollywood mechanic's rare Japanese internment photos

    Object Lesson: Hollywood mechanic's rare Japanese internment photos
    In the photo, a young boy hangs on a fence. His face is partially obscured; his eyes hover just above his bent knuckles. His stance is playful. On first impression, he looks like any kid in the middle of play. The background, however, tells another...