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  • Book, journal publishers notch flat year, trade group says

    Book and journal publishers saw relatively flat sales last year, even though the industry sold a record number of e-books, according to a recent report co-produced by the Association of American Publishers and the Book Industry Study Group. Net revenue...
  • Fourth of July weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Fourth of July weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Sporting America Sportsman's Club 948 N. Western Ave. 872-206-8054 Celebrate Americana at a collaborative backyard barbecue with The Winchester, where admission gets you a half-rack of chef Greg Bastien's St. Louis-style ribs and four side...
  • Kashkari plays up Republican loyalty on talk radio

    It was Neel Kashkari’s third gig as a talk radio guest host since he emerged from last month’s primary as Gov. Jerry Brown’s Republican challenger, and the pressure was on to walk the party line. One caller asked if Kashkari had...
  • Walter Dean Myers, celebrated young adult author, dies at 76

    Walter Dean Myers, a celebrated author known for writing books about young African Americans, such as "Monster," "Fallen Angels" and "Hoops," has died. He was 76. "Walter's many award-winning books do not shy away from the sometimes gritty truth of...
  • Comic-Con 2014: Guillermo del Toro, ‘Lego Batman 3,’ set for final day

     
    Guillermo del Toro, a preview of “Lego Batman 3,” and Kevin Bacon and costars from “The Following” are highlights from […]...
  • Comic-Con 2014: ‘Game of Thrones,’ ’24,’ ‘Goonies’ on Thursday lineup

     
    “Game of Thrones” scribe George R.R. Martin, “24″ star Kiefer Sutherland and “special surprise guests” from the cast of 1985′s […]...
  • Comic-Con 2014: Frank Miller joins Batman 75 festivities

     
    The man who redefined Batman is coming to Comic-Con. Frank Miller, who wrote and penciled 1986′s game-changing Batman miniseries “The […]...
  • Former Florida GOP chairman Jim Greer freed from prison, halfway house

    Former Florida GOP chairman Jim Greer freed from prison, halfway house
    Jim Greer, former chairman of the Florida GOP, is out of prison, out of a halfway-house and back home in Oviedo. "I just want to get on with my life," he said in a brief interview this morning. Greer, 52, was released by the Florida Department of...
  • Todd Akin, in new book, says he should not have apologized for rape comments

    WASHINGTON Former U.S. Rep. Todd Akin says in a new book that he should not have apologized for controversial comments about rape and pregnancy during his 2012 race for U.S. Senate. "By asking the public at large for forgiveness, I was validating the...
  • A Word, Please: Can't we all cooperate on whether to hyphenate 'co' as a prefix?

    Sometimes I think the people behind punctuation rules are co-conspirators in a plot to drive us insane. Then I realize they could be coconspirators. That's when I know their plot has succeeded. Of all the prefixes in the English language, "co" may be...
  • 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...