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Our club has 16 members, all of whom live in Sun City Huntley and are also members of P.E.O. International (a philanthropic organization that promotes educational opportunities for women). We are in our seventh year and meet once a month in each others'...
Tags: Literature, Arts and Culture
This is the full, unedited transcript of the Los Angeles Times Women Directors' Roundtable at the Sundance Film Festival as moderated by staff writer John Horn. John Horn : Well, congratulations for all being here, but I'm gonna start with a study...
More Than a Book Club Our book club began almost accidentally at a Mary Kay party in 1994. Someone at the event suggested we begin one, and before we knew it we were reading "A Thousand Acres" by Jane Smiley and meeting once a month at each other's...
Dear Amy: I'm 27 and have been with my boyfriend "Mike" for three years. We intend to get married down the line. However, I'm discovering that Mike has a string of female admirers in all of his friend groups — women from college, clubs, interest...
Tags: Book, Truman Capote, Jane Austen, Authors
Contributing WriterEditor’s note: “River of Earth,” 1940, by James Still, is the sixth in a series of book reviews about works of Kentucky fiction. Among best novels, we may distinguish between “greats” and smaller masterpieces. The former...
Tags: Breads, Book, Human Interest, Authors, Fiction
How does an author of seriously literary fiction discover one of his books was owned by Bernie Madoff, the investor who defrauded his clients of billions of dollars? He sees it listed in an auction on EBay. That's how Rick Moody came to know that Madoff's...
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....
Tags: Authors, Ray Bradbury, Book, Literature, John Grisham
Our book club is a Facebook book club. We chat on our Facebook page throughout the year and meet three times a year for the grand finale at one of our homes. We started with 45 people who resolved to read "Anna Karenina" by Leo Tolstoy and finish it...
Summer vacation is not just for getting away. It can also be educational. The sheer size of our nation is daunting. On our vacation, a relative raised in London noted that Europeans do not sufficiently appreciate the immensity of the United States. While...
Tags: DVD Players, Apple iPod, Trips and Vacations, Kmart, Travel
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 Doņa Harman, Lisa Triebwasser and Cindy Hartman, assisted by Willa Cather and Eileen Ross. "Anyone who wishes us a...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Ceremonies, Culture
The shuttering of the Union Stock Yard and Transit Co. on July 30, 1971, didn't mark the end of Chicago's role as "hog butcher for the world." That came a year earlier, when "hog alley" closed, a victim of the stockyards' long descent from years of...
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