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  • Archie's going to die? How other comics could end

    Archie's going to die? How other comics could end
    We learned this week that beloved Archie Comics character Archie Andrews will die in an upcoming comic book, ending a decadeslong career in which he bravely exposed the struggles lovable all-American guys face when they have to choose between a super-rich...
  • Review: 'The Old Neighborhood' by Bill Hillmann

    Review: 'The Old Neighborhood' by Bill Hillmann
    Bill Hillmann's "The Old Neighborhood" is about coming up the hard way on the streets of Chicago. It's about growing up in a place where all the choices seem bad. It's about a world where problems are solved with fists and bullets rather than words or...
  • "Florida Breweries" a solid guide to statewide beer

    "Florida Breweries" a solid guide to statewide beer
    I don't get the chance to do many book reviews here, but if you're planning a drinking tour of Florida anytime soon, I have your guidebook sitting on my desk. "Florida Breweries" offers a current and wide-ranging look at the Sunshine State brewing scene....
  • And the L.A. Times Festival of Books writers' survey says ...

    And the L.A. Times Festival of Books writers' survey says ...
    The fantasy of being a writer appeals to so many of us: sitting in a book-lined study crafting perfectly wrought sentences, which an illustrious publisher swiftly transforms into a bestselling book and an indelible literary legacy. Missing from that...
  • Why not establish a Towson University Press? [Letter]

    When the economy "returns" in 2034, it's my hope as an alumnus of Towson University Class of 1972 that it will establish a Towson University Press book publishing arm that will give the university a larger presence across the United States, as well as a...
  • Review: 'Updike' by Adam Begley

     Review: 'Updike' by Adam Begley
    In his new biography, "Updike," Adam Begley examines John Updike's life and work from childhood to Harvard, his stint at The New Yorker to his newfound notoriety after the publication of his racy 1968 novel, "Couples." Begley follows Updike through two...
  • Chicago Public Library launches redesigned website

    Chicago Public Library launches redesigned website
    The Chicago Public library launched a new website this morning, its first redesign since 2007 touting features that can be likened to “Pinterest meets Amazon.” The new site not only allows users to search the digital shelves more quickly....
  • Culture, art, history and more on tap at Festival of Books at USC

    Krista Bremer's cross-cultural journey began on a North Carolina jogging path, where the one-time California surfer girl met a scientist from Libya who romanced her and swept her away. Bremer, one of the authors at this weekend's Los Angeles Times...
  • Tribune Publishing, spinoff that includes Daily Press, to take on $325 million in debt

    Tribune Publishing, spinoff that includes Daily Press, to take on $325 million in debt
    Tribune Publishing, the newspaper division of Chicago-based Tribune Co., will carry at least $325 million of debt when it spins off as a standalone company, according to a filing Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. That bulk of that...
  • Kate Gale on running an indie press and her Festival of Books favorites

    Kate Gale on running an indie press and her Festival of Books favorites
    Twenty years ago, Kate Gale co-founded Red Hen Press, an independent publisher based in Southern California. Under its wings, Red Hen has a few specialty imprints as well as an active program that puts writers in the classroom. Gale is herself a poet...
  • Haddam Book Talks To Feature Stories Of Slavery's Effects In Connecticut

    HADDAM – The subject of slavery in Connecticut was treated delicately by past historians, if at all. But recent scholarship has shown the institution, usually associated with the South, was very much part of our state's colonial life. In Haddam,...