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  • Désirée Zamorano on the lives of L.A.'s Latinas and 'The Amado Women'

    Désirée Zamorano on the lives of L.A.'s Latinas and 'The Amado Women'
    In Désirée Zamorano's new novel "The Amado Women," the author explores the ties that bind the women in an upwardly mobile Los Angeles family, and how those connections are tested when tragedy strikes. Zamorano makes a point of depicting characters who...
  • PEN announces 2014 literary award winners

    PEN announces 2014 literary award winners
    PEN announced the winners of its 2014 literary awards Wednesday -- most of them, anyway. The recipient of the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction, a $25,000 prize, will not be named until the awards ceremony Sept. 29 in New York. The winners...
  • Sandy Hook Teacher To Publish Book

    Sandy Hook Teacher To Publish Book
    Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis, a teacher credited with saving her class of first-graders during the Sandy Hook massacre in Newtown, has written a book about the aftermath of the shootings, her publisher announced Tuesday. The publisher, G.P. Putnam's Sons, said...
  • 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...
  • Frizzante: A Playground For Wine Lovers

    Frizzante: A Playground For Wine Lovers
    Frizzante Champagne and Wine Bar in North Stonington may look like it's off the beaten path, but it's actually quite strategically placed. Within about a 10-minute drive, a visitor can reach three Connecticut wineries, Foxwoods Resort Casino and the...
  • Comic-Con: Chuck Palahniuk on ‘Fight Club 2′; Lemire, Kindt at Dark Horse

     
    Chuck Palahniuk paused while describing the story of the upcoming “Fight Club 2” to read the Comic-Con reminder that some […]...
  • Read & Write: More local authors on favorite kids book characters

    Read & Write: More local authors on favorite kids book characters
    Chicago-area authors continue to tell us about their favorite characters from childhood books as a preview to this year's Children's Read & Write Program, which invites children to submit book reviews for possible publication. Here's what they said....
  • Rifqa Bary, symbol of religious persecution, becomes college student

    Rifqa Bary, symbol of religious persecution, becomes college student
    Five years ago Sunday a 16-year-old Ohio girl climbed aboard a Greyhound bus and ran away to the home of an Orlando pastor and his wife, saying her Muslim father had threatened to kill her because she had become an evangelical Christian. In the months...
  • Read & Write: 3 more authors on favorite book characters

    Read & Write: 3 more authors on favorite book characters
    Chicago-area authors continue to tell us about their favorite characters from childhood books as a preview to this year's Children's Read & Write Program, which invites children to submit book reviews for possible publication. Here's what they said....
  • 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...
  • Apple agrees to a $400-million settlement over e-book price fixing

    Apple Inc. has agreed to pay $400 million to settle allegations that the company conspired with publishers to raise e-book prices. The settlement agreement, which still requires court approval, is contingent on Apple’s appeal of the New York...