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  • Wheaton author wins Illinois publishing contest

    Wheaton author wins Illinois publishing contest
    Organizers say it's fitting that the winner of a statewide contest sponsored by libraries to bring recognition and readers to self-published authors is none other than a librarian. Wheaton resident Joanne Zienty, a media specialist at the Forest...
  • Passings: Kevin Sharp, Alistair MacLeod

    Kevin Sharp Country singer scored a handful of hits after overcoming cancer Kevin Sharp, 43, a Northern California-reared country singer whose gentle tenor voice helped him score a handful of country hits in the late 1990s after winning a battle...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Former Priest From Ireland To Read From And Sign Memoir

    How does one go from fervent Catholic to religious agnostic? Acclaimed author and former priest from Ireland to read from his memoir Sunday, May 4 at Dickens Books & Art. Dickens Books & Art, Bantam, announces a book reading and signing for area...
  • Authors R-Z

     - Return to other listings Lori Rader-Day Lori Rader-Day is the author of the “The Black Hour.” Her fiction has appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Good Housekeeping, Time Out Chicago and others. She is a member of Mystery Writers of...
  • Authors A-C

       - Return to other listings 2nd Story 2nd Story is a collective of story-makers and story-lovers working together to build community through the power of storytelling. They host story-sharing experiences in Chicago and beyond, in the form of both...
  • Authors M-Q

     - Return to other listings Patrick McBriarty Patrick McBriarty authored “Chicago River Bridges” and co-produced “Chicago Drawbridges” broadcast on Chicago and Milwaukee public television in 2013. His PTM Werks Series of...
  • New Yoshi vehicle dampens natural impulse to explore

    Back in the 1990s, the fans of "Super Mario Bros." grew up a bit and wanted something a little more challenging than Mario's run-to-the-right-and-jump style. Nintendo responded with "Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island" in 1995, taking that simple concept...
  • Mona Simpson's 'Casebook' seeks to untangle family ties

    When his mother begins getting serious about her new boyfriend, 15-year-old Miles Adler-Hart does what any good citizen of L.A. would do: He hires a private detective. "Casebook," the sixth novel by Mona Simpson, focuses on divorce and its aftermath...
  • Angelina Jolie breaks the curse of 'Unbroken'

    OXENFORD, Australia — Angelina Jolie was ready to step behind the cameras again. Her directing debut, "In the Land of Blood and Honey," hadn't been a box-office or critical hit, but making the 2011 Bosnian war drama had fueled her desire to become a...
  • It's a matter of health and taste for publisher and 'Organic Manfesto' author

    Maria Rodale is the third generation to lead Rodale Inc., the independent publisher of health and environmental books and magazines in Pennsylvania. Her grandfather started Organic Gardening Magazine, and she is a longtime organic advocate but says she...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Chase Collegiate Teacher And Author To Share Writing Expertise

    This month, Chase Collegiate School's Upper School English Department Chair and resident author Mary Sharnick will take part in the Silas Bronson Library's Local Author Series and the Writers' Weekend at the Mark Twain House. The Local Authors Series...