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  • Judy Blume on her new novel for adults, 'In the Unlikely Event'

    Judy Blume on her new novel for adults, 'In the Unlikely Event'
    Judy Blume's latest novel, "In the Unlikely Event" — her first book for adults in 17 years — orbits around a series of horrifying plane crashes that took place in her hometown of Elizabeth, N.J., in the early 1950s. The book almost didn't take...
  • Anderson's Bookshop coming to La Grange, launches Indiegogo campaign

    Anderson's Bookshop coming to La Grange, launches Indiegogo campaign
    Anderson’s Bookshop today launched an Indiegogo campaign to fundraise for a new store in La Grange, set to open later this summer. “We’re happy to be going into La Grange because it’s a community that really wants a bookstore,&...
  • Review: 'How to Raise an Adult' by Julie Lythcott-Haims

    Review: 'How to Raise an Adult' by Julie Lythcott-Haims
    All parents are amateurs. So we turn to the "experts" to answer our questions about vaccinations and sleep schedules and developmental milestones, as well as the more cosmic queries we wrestle with: Will my child be happy? Will my child fit in? Will my...
  • Rare first editions of Walt Whitman, Tennessee Williams up for auction

    Rare first editions of Walt Whitman, Tennessee Williams up for auction
    Swann Auction Galleries will tomorrow hold an online “19th & 20th Century Literature” auction that features rare first editions of books by Walt Whitman, Agatha Christie, Mark Twain, James Joyce and F. Scott Fitzgerald, among others. “...
  • Review: 'Charlie Martz and Other Stories' by Elmore Leonard

    Review: 'Charlie Martz and Other Stories' by Elmore Leonard
    "Novelist Discovered After 23 Books" read the headline on a 1983 New York Times feature on Elmore Leonard. At a time when it's possible for a fiction writer to be tagged a major discovery before actually publishing anything, the idea of an artist plugging...
  • E-reader: Quick reads on defining family

    E-reader: Quick reads on defining family
    Fade Out by Kayleen Schaefer, Kindle Single, hour read, $2.99 After losing her magazine job, Kayleen Schaefer can only focus on one thing: finding her younger brother Jarrett, a filmmaker who disappeared (of his own accord) after the release of his...
  • The Biblioracle: Re-writing 'Fifty Shades' not that novel

    The Biblioracle: Re-writing 'Fifty Shades' not that novel
    By the time you read this, E.L. James' "Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian" will be available and pumping up publishing industry coffers. James is responding to the demands of her audience who want to experience the events from inside the...
  • Review: 'Blackout' by Sarah Hepola

    Review: 'Blackout' by Sarah Hepola
    Readers approach memoirs with skepticism these days, and for good reason. The lure of the tell-all is fueled by the schadenfreudian urge to minimize one's own problems by comparing them to another's: "Lucky me; I wasn't molested as a child/diagnosed...
  • Review: 'The Festival of Insignificance' by Milan Kundera

    Review: 'The Festival of Insignificance' by Milan Kundera
    Both fascism and comedy take life very, very lightly. That's the essential insight that has defined the novels of Milan Kundera, the renowned Czech author who turned 86 this year — the way that governments and jokes, in pursuit of their own ends, so...
  • Chicago area LGBT authors recommend LGBT books

    Chicago area LGBT authors recommend LGBT books
    LGBT pride should be exercised every day, of course, and not just in the month of June when so much attention is focused on big, splashy parades hosted by many cities. One year-round way to celebrate pride in being lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender...
  • Sports roundup: 'Men in Green,' and more

    Sports roundup: 'Men in Green,' and more
    Men in Green by Michael Bamberger, Simon & Schuster, 263 pages, $27 This is the golf version of Roger Kahn's classic "The Boys of Summer" on the old Brooklyn Dodgers. Bamberger, long-time golf writer for Sports Illustrated, goes on a journey to find the...