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Jacket CopyThe Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
L.A. NOW2 shot in assault-weapon attack in Glassell Park...
Daily DishThe Bracebridge Dinner at Yosemite National Park is set for Dec. 13, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24 and 25. Dinner-only tickets are $425 per person....
Jacket CopyLots of presidents and neighborhoods lend their names to schools in Los Angeles, but authors, not so much....
Brand XOld graveyards are eerie enough in the daylight, but this Halloween season, Altadena's Mountain View Mortuary & Cemetery is ratcheting up the fear factor with a vengeful premature burial, a spectral beast from the edge of time and a nest of ghostly...
TribLocal - EvanstonMudlark Theater Company concludes its fall double-header with a spooky, but lighthearted, take on a classic American ghost story with a new script by Artistic …...
A handwritten draft of one of Edgar Allan Poe's earliest poems and a letter to author Washington Irving are among a handful of items that will be part of an exhibit opening April 26 at a Richmond, Va., museum devoted to the writer. "This is the kind of...
The Selected Letters of Charles Dickens Edited by Jenny Hartley Oxford University Press: 458 pp., $34.95 This is the bicentennial year of Charles Dickens' birth. We need no reminder of his eminence as novelist, but there are celebrations of his other...
The annual used book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Petoskey Library will take place this week. "We probably have hundreds more books than in previous years," said committee chair Suzanne LaBeau "This year's sale is so big that we've had to expand...
Earlier this month, the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens was celebrated in an event held at his burial site in London's Westminster Abbey. In attendance were many writers, academics, and other enthusiasts of the man considered to be...
If you’re a history buff but don’t fancy walking up and down Ellicott City’s hills, take note of the new literary (and stationary) tour at Tea on the Tiber. Now you can have a seat and a sweet in the charming teahouse while listening to...
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