| Jun 7, 2012
| 6:16 PM
Strands and Stitches will celebrate its 20th anniversary from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday.
The store, at 1516 S. Coast Hwy. is owned by locals Doña Harman, Lisa Triebwasser and Cindy Hartman, assisted by Willa Cather and Eileen Ross.
"Anyone who wishes us a...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 3:15 PM
Our name stands for "Read, eat and discuss" or "Read, eat and dine."
We meet in a restaurant in Tinley Park rather than in members' homes.
Members bring friends, sisters, and mothers. We do not have a set group, which brings different viewpoints to...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 8:41 AM
World Book Night is coming to the U.S. in 2013 with the imprimatur of James Patterson and Ann Patchett. The bestselling authors are serving as honorary chairs for the single-day book giveaway in which half a million books will be distributed for free....
| Mar 1, 2012
Biographers take you inside the art and science of their craft—and it's not as tame as you may think...
| Apr 1, 2012
Noir enthusiast Denise Hamilton proves the undertow of surf culture isn't as fun, fun, fun as you’d think...
| Apr 5, 2009
People Are Unappealing
True Stories of Our Collective
Capacity to Irritate and Annoy
Three Rivers Press: 224 pp., $13.95 paper
These days, the market is pretty well saturated when it comes to memoir. Which means it has to be good; it...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 10:56 AM
The plains and prairies of Willa Cather's “My Antonia” and cities of Theodore Dreiser's “Sister Carrie” have come to define the Midwestern literary tradition, while “Little Egypt,” the triangular tip of southern...
| Oct 6, 2010
As part of the Glendale Public Library citywide reading program, One Book/One Glendale, a series of events sponsored by Glendale Community College are being held on campus throughout the month highlighted by a keynote address and book signing from...
| Jun 18, 2010
One thing to know about your book club: The Bold and Brassy Book Group was organized by Nancy Lischer in 1998. Nancy started by asking women friends from various circles of her life to join, and over the years we have added and subtracted a few women, but...
| Apr 30, 2010
One thing to know about our book group: "Here's to Books" was inspired by Oprah Winfrey 14 years ago and includes half of the original members. We range in age from 32 to 78 and include educators and health professionals.
Authors we'd most like to meet:...
| Oct 24, 2010
The Wake of Forgiveness
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 310 pp., $26
Lavaca County, Texas — one moment it's a place you've never been, the next it's a place you can't forget, a place that comes to mind when you call yourself...