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  • E. Lockhart on embracing the young adult inside her

    I was a conventionally nice-looking teenager. I laughed easily and took dance classes. I baked bread and brownies. I loved makeup. I didn't know how my car engine worked. It was a pretty fun life, but around age 17, I realized I wanted to be taken...
  • Curing disease, creating Sherlock Holmes in Thomas Goetz's 'The Remedy'

    Germs and detectives might not seem like they're connected. But their link, as a certain fictitious sleuth might say, is elementary. In Thomas Goetz's fascinating and entertaining new page turner of a book, "The Remedy: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle,...
  • Leslie Jamison connects with 'The Empathy Exams'

    The Royal Society for the Arts recently released a brilliant little animation based on a lecture by Dr. Brené Brown in which she differentiates between empathy and sympathy. In this animation, a sad fox is at the bottom of a deep, dark hole. An empathetic...
  • 'Fault in Our Stars' writer John Green has a good read on teens, tech

    John Green's career as a book world phenom began auspiciously: His funny but tragic 2005 debut novel, "Looking for Alaska," became a cult young adult hit and landed the American Library Assn.'s Printz Award for YA novel of the year. This was followed by...
  • Bertelsmann: RTL Group Parent Company and Multimedia Giant

    Media conglom Bertelsmann owns a 75.1% stake in RTL Group, and Bertelsmann's CEO, Thomas Rabe, is also chair of RTL Group's board of directors. Its other businesses include book publishers Penguin Random House, magazine publishers Gruner + Jahr and music-...
  • 'Game of Thrones' duo to adapt Baltimore author Stephen Hunter's novel

    'Game of Thrones' duo to adapt Baltimore author Stephen Hunter's novel
    Word from Hollywood is that former Baltimore Sun and Washington Post movie critic Stephen Hunter's 1995 novel, "Dirty White Boys," will be the next project for David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the pair behind HBO's hugely successful "Game of Thrones."...
  • East Hartford Library Offering Printable Museum Passes

    EAST HARTFORD — Museum passes are now available through a new "print on demand" program on the public library's website, according to Library Director Susan Hansen. Anyone with internet access can reserve a museum pass online up to 30 days in...
  • Crash Victim Marina Keegan's Essays, Stories In New Book 'Opposite of Loneliness'

    Crash Victim Marina Keegan's Essays, Stories In New Book 'Opposite of Loneliness'
    Nearly two years after her death in a car accident days after graduating from Yale, Marina Keegan's essays and stories are being published by Scribners in a book released on Amazon this week called "The Opposite of Loneliness." The stories and essays...
  • Another look at how badass Dwayne Johnson is in "Hercules"

    Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson continues to show just how much of badass he will be in his hotly anticipated new film "Hercules" coming out July 25. Just released is a second trailer for the film in which a glowering Johnson, playing the titular character,...
  • 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...