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  • Gillian Anderson's first book, a supernatural thriller, is coming

    Gillian Anderson's first book, a supernatural thriller, is coming
    Actress Gillian Anderson has written a supernatural/science fiction thriller, "A Vision of Fire," which will begin a series to be published by Simon & Schuster. Anderson's EarthEnd Saga will launch Simon451, a new Simon & Schuster imprint publishing...
  • News Corp. Revenues Fall on Weaker Ad Sales, Subscriptions

    Revenues at News Corp. fell during the most recent fiscal quarter on weaker subscription sales and a sluggish advertising market. The publishing company's revenues dropped 3% to $2.19 billion, compared to the $2.26 billion in the year-ago period. The...
  • Ad Softness Crimps CBS 2Q Results

    CBS said second-quarter net income fell 3.9%, as advertising softness resulted in revenue shortfalls at three of its major segments during the period. The company said revenue fell about 5.3% - to $3.17 billion from $3.39 billion - as its entertainment...
  • Children's Authors Are Featured At Avon Library

    AVON — Four area authors who specialize in books for children will speak about their work on Tuesday at the Avon Free Public Library, the library has announced. Tonight's event is at 7 p.m. and is free. It is part of a series the library is putting...
  • Feisty Jimmy Piersall, 84, still full of opinions

    Feisty Jimmy Piersall, 84, still full of opinions
    The man who talked himself out of baseball jobs on both sides of town was still talking. Our cellphone call had long ago been dropped due to the accidental push of a button on his end, so whatever Jimmy Piersall was saying to me was only being heard...
  • Getting Started: College textbook-shopping tips

    Back-to-school shopping has started, and for college students, that means figuring out how to pay for at least one big expense: textbooks. The average student at a four-year public college spends about $1,200 per year on course books and materials,...
  • Read & Write: Final batch of authors on favorite characters

    Read & Write: Final batch of authors on favorite characters
    What literary character resonated with you when you were a child? We posed the question to Chicago-area authors in the lead-up to this year's Children's Read & Write program, which invites kids to submit book reviews for possible publication (see...
  • 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' adaptation rises from the dead

    'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' adaptation rises from the dead
    "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," the long-in-development movie based on Seth Grahame-Smith's hit mash-up novel, has found new life. After weathering a series of stops and starts, the film is finally set to begin shooting in September, with Burr Steers...
  • Clifford The Big Red Dog Fetches 2016 Release Date

    Universal has dated its "Clifford The Big Red Dog" movie for April 8, 2016. The story of the 25-foot-tall dog will be a live-action/animated 3D comedy-adventure. Scholastic Media's Deborah Forte will produce the film, based on Scholastic's book series by...
  • 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...
  • Amazon, in Hachette dispute, says e-books should be $9.99 or less

    Amazon, in Hachette dispute, says e-books should be $9.99 or less
    Amazon made a semi-public statement about its dispute with Hachette in a post in its own Kindle discussion forum late Tuesday. An Amazon representative has confirmed that the statement, signed "The Amazon Books Team," is an official post from the company....