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  • Jamaica Kincaid talks about 'See Now Then'

    Jamaica Kincaid talks about 'See Now Then'
    On the surface of her first new novel in a decade, the vaguely autobiographical, startlingly ambitious "See Now Then," author Jamaica Kincaid seems to tell a simple story about a New England family that is falling apart. Mr. Sweet, a musician and...
  • Local photographer launches coffee table book of 'real' Jamaica

    Local photographer launches coffee table book of 'real' Jamaica
    Authenticity is everything to David Muir. The Sunrise-based photographer’s first book “Pieces of Jamaica: The Real Rock Edition” (Words2Print Media Group, $45) is all about getting to the “realness” of the island nation....
  • 'See Now Then': Jamaica Kincaid's new symphony

    'See Now Then': Jamaica Kincaid's new symphony
    How might a Hollywood movie pitchman capture the tone and pith of "See Now Then," a new novel by the intense and lyrical novelist Jamaica Kincaid about the disintegration of a modern marriage? Chaucer's Wife of Bath meets Virginia Woolf! The Sweets,...
  • U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay tests positive for banned substance

    U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay tests positive for banned substance
    Just weeks before the world championships in Moscow, the sport of track and field has suffered a major blow with three marquee sprinters testing positive for banned substances. American 100-meter record holder Tyson Gay and Jamaica's Asafa Powell and...
  • Review: The dark sensibilities of 'Kingston Noir'

    -------------------- Kingston Noir Edited by Colin Channer Akashic Books: 285 pp; $15.95 trade paper original -------------------- Starting in 2004 with "Brooklyn Noir," the more than 50 titles in the Akashic Books series of crime fiction have been...
  • A celebration of all things books at USC

    A celebration of all things books at USC
    Since background-check legislation was voted down in the Senate on Thursday, Adam Winkler, author of "Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America," expects a "lively" conversation at his panel on guns in America at the 18th annual Los...
  • Abingdon couple takes having a fun house seriously

    Abingdon couple takes having a fun house seriously
    It is Friday night, and the regulars are starting to arrive at Steve and Linda Migliore's house in Abingdon. Paul Abbott, the bass player, brings a bottle of pickle-flavored vodka. It is dreadful stuff, but there isn't another bottle like it in the...
  • Honduras vs Mexico 2013 World Cup qualifier March 22 on Telemundo

     
    San Pedro Sula's Olympic Stadium in Honduras is the site for the World Cup qualifying match of Honduras vs Mexico on Friday, March 22, live at 4pm ET on Telemundo‘s Rumbo al Mundial. Andrés Cantor will call the play-by-play action, with analysis by....
  • Former Coppin track star survives shooting, excels again

    Former Coppin track star survives shooting, excels again
    Dale Dunn strode into Kevin Ondrasek's office at the University of Southern Mississippi with an air of determination. A graduate student with one more year of NCAA eligibility, Dunn told the first-year assistant track coach he had unfinished business....
  • Top events to do Friday: From taiko drumming to African beats

    Top events to do Friday: From taiko drumming to African beats
    Festivals Jamaica birthday celebration: Wave a green-and-black flag this weekend to celebrate Jamaica's 51st birthday at Negril on the Green, 315 S. 62nd Ave., in Hollywood. The event will feature a dance party with DJ Tony Owens and Ron Burke the...
  • Francena McCorory wins first-round heat in track world championships

    MOSCOW — Francena McCorory laughs off her status as No. 6 on the 2013 year list for the women's 400 meters. "Doesn't mean a thing, nothing, zero," she said after taking her first step toward proving that list all wrong. With a 50.56 performance,...