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  • Study: Kids who catch you lying by omission won't trust what you say

    Study: Kids who catch you lying by omission won't trust what you say
    Children are remarkable judges of the people around them – studies have shown they’re able to tell when someone is lying. But can they pick up on more subtle aspects of misinformation – such as when someone’s telling only part of...
  • Eric Hill, author of 'Where's Spot?,' has died at age 86

    Eric Hill, author of 'Where's Spot?,' has died at age 86
    Children's book author and illustrator Eric Hill died Friday at age 86, his publisher Penguin Young Readers Group confirmed in a release. Hill was the author of the Spot books, which began with 1980's "Where's Spot?" Created for young children ages 2-4,...
  • Amazon takes on Warner Bros. Paula Deen is coming back.

    After the coffee. Before covering Capitol Hill in my bathrobe. The Skinny: Do you think in five years Broadway will forget the movie "Jersey Boys" was based on a musical and remake it for the stage? That's my early morning attempt at humor. How'd I do?...
  • Amazon Suspends Preorders of Warner Bros. DVD Titles, Including 'Lego Movie'

    Amazon.com has stopped taking DVD preorders for upcoming Warner Bros. Home Video releases, including the studio's recent hit "The Lego Movie," as the companies wrangle over contract terms. Pages on Amazon for several Warners DVD titles -- "The Lego...
  • Tom Rachman's 'Great Powers'

    Tom Rachman's 'Great Powers'
    In 2010, Tom Rachman did the impossible: He made the lives of newspaper employees appear interesting. More than that, he got other people, lots of them, to care about the fate of journalists whose careers were speeding toward obsolescence. Set at an...
  • Mindy Kaling reveals she's writing a new book -- and gives its title

    Mindy Kaling reveals she's writing a new book -- and gives its title
    Mindy Kaling is writing a new book, a collection of personal essays to be titled "Why Not Me?," she revealed Wednesday in an interview with The Times' Yvonne Villarreal. The title "has kind of been my subconscious motto my whole life," Kaling explained,...
  • Get ready to celebrate Bloomsday on June 16

    Get ready to celebrate Bloomsday on June 16
    To James Joyce fans, June 16 is Bloomsday, the day that Leopold Bloom walks around Dublin for the 732 pages of "Ulysses." The modernist classic, though a difficult read, has generated a multinational public display of literary enthusiasm -- perhaps...
  • Amazon update: Time Warner faces Hachette-style order delays

    As the dispute between Amazon and Hachette dragged into its sixth week, the online retailer has turned its anti-shopping tactics against another target: Time Warner.  Forthcoming DVD and Blu-ray releases from Warner Home Video, including "The Lego...
  • Amazon unveils Prime Music, removes the 'barrier' of choice

    Amazon unveils Prime Music, removes the 'barrier' of choice
    Online retail giant Amazon has unveiled its new streaming service, called Prime Music, one more addition to the company’s growing list of perks provided to premium members. As Amazon’s video service does with movies and TV shows, Prime Music...
  • Alan Weisman on 'Countdown'

    Alan Weisman on 'Countdown'
    In his best-selling "The World Without Us" (2007), the veteran journalist Alan Weisman painted a startling portrait of what might happen on Earth if human beings suddenly vanished from the planet. In Weisman's exhaustively researched vision of a...
  • Calling all young book critics!

    Calling all young book critics!
    It's time to start your summer reading! To encourage children's literacy and jump-start creativity, we're once again giving kids the opportunity to be published through the Chicago Tribune Read & Write program. Children ages 5-16 are invited to submit...