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  • For international writer Sujata Massey, there's no place like home

    For international writer Sujata Massey, there's no place like home
    Glancing out the windows of Sujata Massey's house on an early spring day, you could be on a quiet street anywhere, in Japan, or India, or Minneapolis, Minn. Massey shares a bond with all of those places, but her heart and home are in the Roland Park...
  • RTL Group Toppers: Quality Is No. 1 for Global Success

    At MIP TV, Anke Schaeferkordt and Guillaume de Posch, co-CEOs of RTL Group, will be feted with Variety's Achievement in International TV Award, which recognizes creativity, leadership and business acumen within the global TV industry. The award will be...
  • Bertelsmann: RTL Group Parent Company and Multimedia Giant

    Media conglom Bertelsmann owns a 75.1% stake in RTL Group, and Bertelsmann's CEO, Thomas Rabe, is also chair of RTL Group's board of directors. Its other businesses include book publishers Penguin Random House, magazine publishers Gruner + Jahr and music-...
  • In the Pipeline: Elvis sightings — for real

    We all know that Elvis has left the proverbial building. But as I learned several days ago, Elvis also left a footprint here in Huntington Beach. I've been doing research for a book on Orange County's rock 'n' roll history. As some of you might...
  • In defense of Billy Corgan's 'Siddhartha'

    In defense of Billy Corgan's 'Siddhartha'
    "Play normal music!" The woman yelling this at Neil Young stood three rows away from him at the Rosemont Theater in 2004. Between each song, as he spoke to the crowd about the next chapter in "Greendale," the theatrical rock play he was presenting...
  • April Fools' in the book world

    April Fools' Day is always busy on the Internet. And for some reason, it’s a day that seems especially fertile for the British comic sensibility. Amazon, the massive online retailer, is opening its first brick-and-mortar bookstore. Only it won&...
  • New book shows Allen West hasn't changed direction

    New book shows Allen West hasn't changed direction
    Allen West is back, with a new mission. And the newest venture for the soldier-turned-congressman-turned-full-time conservative provocateur is vintage West. He's out with a new book that doesn't pull any punches and most certainly doesn't soften the...
  • Captain Comics: 'Fearless Dawn' a thrill ride of pure fun

    Comics can be many things, from quiet dramas to flights of fancy to superheroic clashes of good and evil. But sometimes maybe the best times they're just fun. Case in point: Steve Mannion's "Fearless Dawn," brought to my attention by Asylum Press...
  • Five books round the bases on the Wrigley Field centennial

    Five books round the bases on the Wrigley Field centennial
    Wednesday, April 23, marks the 100th anniversary of the first professional baseball game at what is now Wrigley Field. The Chicago National League Ball Club LLC will, of course, promote this anniversary with a special logo and various historical...
  • Surprise-inside cakes reveal success for food blogger

    We like surprises, but rarely when it comes to what we eat. Amanda Rettke's cakes might change that attitude. Her cakes look conventional until you cut a slice, revealing the surprise shape inside. It could be a bumblebee or a football, a candle or a...
  • Tibetan Communist leader Phunwang dies at 92

    BEIJING Bapa Phunsto Wangye attempted to transform Tibet by making common cause with the Chinese Communist Party. Later, he would feel partly betrayed by Mao Zedong and other Chinese leaders over their policies toward Tibet, though he remained a party...