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  • Virgen: Foley evokes emotion in 'West Newport Blues'

    Virgen: Foley evokes emotion in 'West Newport Blues'
    The past five years for Steve Foley has included darkness, depression, yet victory and happiness, resolve that led to writing a book about Newport Beach. At times, Foley admitted, the words flowed, and faded, came back and surpassed more than what was...
  • The Romance Reader: 'No Good Duke Goes Unpunished'

    "No Good Duke Goes Unpunished" by Sarah MacLean; Avon (382 pages, $7.99) Sarah MacLean exploded on the historical romance scene in 2010 with her amazing debut of "Nine Rules to Break When Romancing A Rake." By the time the trilogy was completed,...
  • Finally, in one volume: Henry Roth's 'Mercy of a Rude Stream'

    Henry Roth is one of the most elusive figures in American literature, a writer whose first book, the 1934 novel “Call It Sleep,” is a breathtaking piece of modernism, although it took three decades for it to be recognized as such. The...
  • Pastor Mark Driscoll's books withdrawn from 180 Christian stores

    Pastor Mark Driscoll's books withdrawn from 180 Christian stores
    Books by megachurch Pastor Mark Driscoll have been pulled from 180 Christian stores.  LifeWay stores have temporarily suspended sales of his books, including "A Call to Resurgence" and "Real Marriage." "LifeWay Stores and LifeWay.com are not selling...
  • Disney vs. Amazon Battle: Why the Online Giant Picked Wrong Studio to Bully

    By Todd Cunningham and Jordan Zakarin LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Amazon may have picked on the wrong Hollywood kid to bully in Disney. The e-commerce giant's tough-guy stance isn't really about blocking pre-orders on "The Muppets Movie," "Maleficent"...
  • Sex topics prompt Fremont school board to delay textbook

    Sex topics prompt Fremont school board to delay textbook
    Fremont Unified School District officials plan to review the contents of a controversial ninth-grade health textbook after parents and other residents argued that some of its sex topics, including bondage, were too graphic. School board members voted...
  • 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...
  • City Lights: Parting with literature is not always such sweet sorrow

    City Lights: Parting with literature is not always such sweet sorrow
    The other week, committing myself to a periodic desk cleaning, I went through the process of sifting through a stack of books and determining which ones to keep. In this case, the books belonged to a particular group: They were titles I had received...
  • 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...
  • Roxane Gay on 'Bad Feminist'

    Roxane Gay on 'Bad Feminist'
    It's not easy being a feminist these days (not that it ever was), in part because the push for equality for women managed to pick up a lot of negative baggage over the decades. Today, many people — including many women — think of feminism as a...