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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Star Dakota Johnson on 'Forever, Interrupted'

    Gidden Media and Good Universe have tapped "Fifty Shades of Grey" star Dakota Johnson to topline the movie adaptation of "Forever, Interrupted: A Novel" by Taylor Jenkins Reid. Amy Baer will produce the romantic drama through her Gidden Media. Johnson...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Local author writes third book about Jonathan Pollard

    The case of Jonathan Pollard, the U.S. Naval Intelligence analyst who was arrested in 1985 and convicted two years later of passing classified information to Israel, an American ally, continues to arouse passions within the U.S. Jewish community. Many...
  • A carnival of books and pop culture at Book Show bookstore

    A carnival of books and pop culture at Book Show bookstore
    “Are books the new vinyl? I think they are,” Jen Hitchcock says. A 20-year veteran of the music industry, she had seen vinyl records disappear and then return as a viable form. When she was laid off from her job in music publishing, she took...
  • Kids can find "Where's Waldo" in Emmaus in July

     
    Where's Waldo? In Emmaus! The famous children’s book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting over twenty different local businesses throughout Emmaus during July. Kids who spot him can win prizes, including buttons, book...
  • YouTube, Amazon Start Playing Hardball With Sellers

    The ascendance of digital media has given the Internet's biggest distributors new market clout. And YouTube and Amazon are increasingly throwing their weight around with suppliers in disputes that are, to an unusual degree, public. The YouTube brouhaha...
  • Rooney Mara Joins Somalia Drama 'A House in the Sky'

    Rooney Mara will produce, and may star in, Annapurna Pictures' abduction drama "A House in the Sky," the story of Amanda Lindhout's 15-month imprisonment. Annapurna has optioned the memoir by co-authors Lindhout and Sara Corbett and will develop the...
  • Pediatricians' Rx for parents: Read to your kids every single day

    Books are like medicine, and pediatricians should prescribe their daily use to build up the brains of their youngest patients, according to a new policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Parents should read aloud to their infants...