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  • 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...
  • Behind the jargon at the IMF

    Given the chance to be a fly on the wall at any institution, few would choose the International Monetary Fund. As part of a series from the Writers in Residence nonprofit organization, novelist Geoff Dyer spent a fortnight on a U.S. aircraft carrier,...
  • 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...
  • Madeline L'Engle's 'A Wrinkle in Time' will finally be a movie

    Madeline L'Engle's  'A Wrinkle in Time' will finally be a movie
    There have been TV tries, but it's never had a big screen treatment. Now, Madeleine L'Engle's "A Wrinkle in Time" may finally be a film. Variety reports that Jennifer Lee, who wrote and co-directed Disney's "Frozen," has decided to take on "A Wrinkle in...
  • Time Warner Unveils $5 Billion Stock Buyback, Earnings Rise Thanks to HBO

    Time Warner reported results for its second financial quarter after outmaneuvering Rupert Murdoch's takeover play and shedding its publishing business. Despite the corporate drama, it was a stronger quarter than expected. Driven primarily by the...
  • Sherlock Holmes is really, really in the public domain -- really

    Sherlock Holmes is really, really in the public domain -- really
    If the last thing keeping you from writing Sherlock Holmes fan fiction were the licensing fees, wait no longer. A judge has ruled that Sherlock and the familiar elements of his stories are in the public domain and, in a strongly worded opinion, criticized...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan" by Rick Perlstein; Simon & Schuster (856 pages, $37.50) "The Invisible Bridge" is the third beefy volume in Perlstein's chronicle...