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  • Why Taylor Swift is wrong

    Why Taylor Swift is wrong
    Taylor Swift, the seven-time Grammy winner, is known for her articulate lyrics, so there was nothing surprising about her writing a longĀ columnĀ for the Wall Street Journal about the future of the music industry. Yet there's reason to doubt the optimism of...
  • Gloucester volunteer historian honored with national award

    Gloucester volunteer and historical committee member William “Bill” Lawrence has been named the recipient of an award of merit for leadership in history from the American Association for State and Local History. Lawrence was honored for...
  • Letter: Textbook makers have a profit motive

    College students can be under a great amount of pressure during their educational years. The main reasons for this are financial problems. Aside from class tuition, students at Glendale Community College are faced with high textbook prices. Many...
  • James Patterson 'Maximum Ride' YA Books to Become YouTube Miniseries

    Collective Digital Studio has landed exclusive online rights for "Maximum Ride," the best-selling young adult fantasy franchise from James Patterson, with plans to produce a YouTube miniseries based on the series. The eight-book "Maximum Ride" series,...
  • NSA tracked email accounts of leading Muslim Americans, report says

    The National Security Agency and the FBI allegedly tracked email accounts of five Muslim American leaders between 2006 and 2008, according to an NSA spreadsheet of email addresses disclosed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. The spreadsheet, which...
  • Tribune Publishing says it can carry more debt after spinoff

    Tribune Publishing says it can carry more debt after spinoff
    Tribune Publishing may have the flexibility to carry more than $350 million in debt after its planned spinoff from Tribune Co., which sources say is expected to happen in early August. In an amendment filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission...
  • Germany may allow publication of 'Mein Kampf'

    "Why the Germans? Why the Jews? Envy, race hatred, and the pre-history of the Holocaust." So asks and answers the well-known author Gotz Aly in his recent book published by Metropolitan Books, an imprint of Henry Holt and Company, and I suppose all this...
  • Read & Write: More local authors on favorite kids book characters

    Read & Write: More local authors on favorite kids book characters
    Chicago-area authors continue to tell us about their favorite characters from childhood books as a preview to this year's Children's Read & Write Program, which invites children to submit book reviews for possible publication. Here's what they said....
  • Review: 'Friendship' by Emily Gould

    Review: 'Friendship' by Emily Gould
    Chick lit, as a genre, was declared dead in a flurry of magazine headlines back in 2012 and 2013. Critics at The Atlantic, Salon, The Economist and other publications pointed out that while the precise definition of chick lit remained unclear, what was...
  • Edan Lepucki on 'California'

    Edan Lepucki on 'California'
    In the world of books, the apocalypse is big business — bigger than ever, in fact, with the surge in popularity of young-adult dystopian novels such as the "Hunger Games" and "Divergent" trilogies. But while those books offer a relatively...
  • Bookstore opens new chapter in Evanston

    Bookstore opens new chapter in Evanston
    The closing of antiquarian book store Bookman's Alley last year was a sad chapter in the literary life of the North Shore. But it wasn't the final chapter. Last month, Bookends & Beginnings, a new independent bookstore, opened in the Bookman's Alley...