| Mar 3, 2014
Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres might have taken down Twitter with the star-studded selfie she snapped during Sunday night's Academy Awards […]...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — A dashing young English royal falls for a beautiful commoner, and their love becomes a nationwide sensation that forever alters the face of the monarchy.
No, their names aren't Will and Kate, but rather King Edward IV and Elizabeth...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Royals are all the rage, with Kate, William and baby George splashed across the international media, and the CW network hopes American teens are ready for their own blue-blooded story about kings, queens and dynasties.
But will the genre-loving target...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 3:46 PM
Author Philippa Gregory has built a career telling stories about English royalty, in novels like “The Other Boleyn Girl” and the so-called Cousins’ War trilogy, now adapted into a series, “The White Queen,” for Starz.
| Nov 26, 2013
Best of Cable TV 2013: Best Cable TV Shows, People, Movies, Moments And More That Charmed Us In 2013 21. Everybody Loves Ray The rich and famous can rest easy and be sleazy when they’ve got a fixer like Ray Donovan (Liev Schreiber) in their corner....
| Jul 31, 2013
In The White Queen, young woman is plucked from obscurity and suddenly thrust into the biggest spotlight possible. Now the center of attention for an entire nation, she must navigate her way through an entirely new level of existence, hoping the lofty...
| May 29, 2011
Complete Works and Correspondence
Edited by Janel Mueller
University of Chicago Press: 648 pp., $65
One of the difficulties of studying Tudor and medieval women is the silence they have left. Medieval people did not write nearly as much...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 3:51 PM
One thing to know about our club: The Sometimers book club began in 2003 with a discussion of "Seabiscuit: An American Legend" by Laura Hillenbrand. The club's original 11 members all had children who attended St. John of the Cross Parish School in...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 10:27 AM
We all live in a unique neighborhood called Old Norwood Park on the city's far Northwest Side. All 11 members live within walking distance of one another. We have been meeting at each other's homes almost every month for five years.
Our meetings begin...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 11:19 AM
Our book club has been meeting for 10 years and is composed of 30-somethings with very busy lives. We hold our discussions at a different house each month. Most of us live in Chicago's south suburbs; a couple members live in the city.
When members don'...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 12:10 PM
Our club formed about nine years ago as a neighborhood group (in Lake Forest). Over the years, we have expanded our boundaries.
We meet about every six weeks in each other's homes and often match our food and decor to the theme of the book. We average 15...