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  • 'Creating Global Opportunities' recounts rise of shipping firm Maersk

    A humble metal box measuring just 20 feet or 40 feet by 8 feet, the shipping container has changed the world. It helped usher in globalization, deliver bananas that taste fresh despite being picked weeks before, and provide the ability for companies...
  • 'Poems of Warren' tells story of town lost under waters of Loch Raven Reservoir

    Timonium resident and poet Ann Kolakowski says that what she discovered when her grandmother turned 99 has haunted her to this day. Now, nearly 12 years later, she has published a book of poetry about that discovery. "When my brothers and I were...
  • Notes on the (non-)death of the book

    I’m tired of reading about the death of the book. It’s not true, in the first place, and in the second, it’s a lazy signifier, a way of addressing cultural import (or risk) that’s not really justified. Take Will Self’s...
  • Hampton Roads: Books for Moms

    Mother's Day is only a few days away. If your mom (or the special mom figure in your life) is a reader, why not consider a book as a gift? And don't forget to arrange for her to have some reading time to go with it. Here are a few new titles that might...
  • New mystery from Hampton author

     New mystery from Hampton author
    Dotsy Lamb, history professor, Ph.D. candidate, world traveler and amateur sleuth, is back in Hampton resident Maria Hudgins' fifth book in the "Dotsy Lamb, Travel Mystery" series, "Death In An Ivory Tower." This time Dotsy is visiting what Hudgins...
  • Lara Logan Still Expected To Return To CBS' '60 Minutes' - Sources

    Lara Logan is still expected to return to CBS newsmagazine "60 Minutes," according to two people familiar with the situation, though the exact timeline remains unclear. Logan's status with the program came into question after the publication of an...
  • Knight Arts Challenge: 75 grant finalists named

    Knight Arts Challenge: 75 grant finalists named
    Fort Lauderdale’s FAT Village, the Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency and a Broward County poetry “Super Bowl” by the Jason Taylor Foundation are among the finalists announced Tuesday morning for a Knight Arts Challenge grant in...
  • In the Pipeline: Barry Rillera is living rock history

    In the Pipeline: Barry Rillera is living rock history
    "Paul sat down next to me on the plane and asked me how I got that sound out of the guitar. I explained to him how I bent the strings when I played, which nobody was really doing back then, and he said he was anxious to go explain what I was talking about...
  • Rick Springfield's Debut Novel Explores Love, Loss and the Loch Ness Monster

    Rick Springfield has been many things in life: Grammy-winning rock star, "General Hospital" heartthrob and memoirist of the 2010 New York Times bestselling confessional "Late, Late at Night" (a lyric from his hit 1981 lovesick anthem "Jessie's Girl"). But...
  • Tattooed Hot Doug's fan reacts to closing announcement

    Tattooed Hot Doug's fan reacts to closing announcement
    Fans of encased meat are lamenting the October closing of Doug Sohn's legendary Avondale restaurant Hot Doug's, but perhaps those hardest hit by the news are those with a permanent reminder inked on their skin. It’s been a longstanding deal at Hot...
  • 'Zero Dark Thirty's' Mark Boal, Megan Ellison Team on Production Banner

    "Zero Dark Thirty" writer-producer Mark Boal has launched Page 1, a movie-TV development and production company funded by Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures. Boal will serve as CEO and producer on Page 1 projects and may also write some of the...