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  • Shout Out: Elaine Marzal, bookseller at Magic Tree Bookstore

    Shout Out: Elaine Marzal, bookseller at Magic Tree Bookstore
    Elaine Marzal, a bookseller at Magic Tree Bookstore, sat down on an overcast day to share a few of her favorite books in the longtime Oak Park Avenue bookstore. Q: How's the day today going? A: It's going very well. I started the day at 2, came in and...
  • Little Free Libraries aim to grow beyond neighborhood curiosity

    Little Free Libraries aim to grow beyond neighborhood curiosity
    Since Liz Siegel and Greg Jacobs live two blocks from the Sulzer Regional Library in Lincoln Square, logic would dictate that there really is no need for their sidewalk kiosk stocked with free books for anyone. But there is. The couple is part of...
  • Review: 'Unabrow' by Una LaMarche

    Review: 'Unabrow' by Una LaMarche
    The cover of "Unabrow," the first essay collection by young-adult novelist Una LaMarche, is a portrait of the author as a young, cute, eager, unibrowed girl. "Poor thing," one thinks, imagining the bullying, the self-doubt, the suffering this child must...
  • Me, My Shelf and I: Irma Sless-Kitain

    Me, My Shelf and I: Irma Sless-Kitain
    Irma Sless-Kitain's book collection reflects her experience in publishing and time spent abroad (two years in Bangkok, eight in Japan). And an abiding love of comics. And cats. Her shelf of pocket-size editions from Japanese publisher Kodansha...
  • Key One Book Club

    Key One Book Club
    Our club: We are the Key One Book Club. We were formed about 15 years ago by a group of co-workers at Key One Graphics in Arlington Heights. One unique thing about us: We have two "remote" members in addition to our four "local" members. Our remote...
  • Steppenwolf Theatre Company's history to be told in forthcoming book

    Steppenwolf Theatre Company's history to be told in forthcoming book
    In its 40-year history, the Steppenwolf Theatre Company has received prestigious honors, garnered an international reputation for its landmark stage productions and nurtured a generation of game-changing actors, directors, set designers and other artists....
  • New paperback: Malcolm Gladwell's 'David and Goliath'

    New paperback: Malcolm Gladwell's 'David and Goliath'
    David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell, Back Bay, 332 pages, $18 Subtitled "Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants," "David and Goliath" looks at what obstacles and disadvantages — perceived or real — mean in our lives. Gladwell...
  • From the archives: Elie Wiesel on Anne Frank

    From the archives: Elie Wiesel on Anne Frank
    Editor's note: As we approach Holocaust Remembrance Day April 15, we look back to Elie Wiesel's review of "Anne Frank Remembered" by Miep Gies — who helped to hide the Frank family — with Alison Leslie Gold. The review, translated from...
  • Comic book roundup: 'Borb' by Jason Little, others

    Comic book roundup: 'Borb' by Jason Little, others
    Borb by Jason Little, Uncivilized, 98 pages, $19.95 It's odd to call Jason Little's chilling chronicle of the physical and mental debilitation of an alcoholic homeless city dweller a "comic" when it's so purely tragic. Little references the inky,...
  • Kate Mulgrew on 'Born With Teeth'

    Kate Mulgrew on 'Born With Teeth'
    At least three generations of television viewers have the actress Kate Mulgrew fixed in their minds, albeit in distinctly different stages of her career. She was the original Mary Ryan, the independent young heroine of the ABC daytime drama "Ryan's Hope."...
  • Review: 'The Photographer and the President' by Richard S. Lowry

    Review: 'The Photographer and the President' by Richard S. Lowry
    Near the end of his prose and poetry collection "Memoranda During the War," Walt Whitman contemplated the scope of carnage across the national landscape — "the dead, the dead, the dead — our dead."Those words, notes Richard S. Lowry in his new...