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Jacket CopyIs spoken word poetry not literature? That's what, of all people, Henry Rollins seemed to say at an event in LA Wednesday night....
Hold on to your hats: Things are about to get hot around here. Hot, that is, for people who love books, who covet literary rarities and whose pulses race at the thought of holding a first edition of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" in their very...
Apple headed to court Monday, as its e-book price fixing trial begins. The U.S. Justice Department alleged last year that Apple had conspired with five publishers to set the prices for e-books when it was planning to launch the iPad and enter the e-book...
"Bough Down," the first book by artist Karen Green, arrives trailing a train of sorrow. Green was married to writer David Foster Wallace, who committed suicide in September 2008. He was 46. Green has surfaced intermittently since then, giving few...
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Summer is my favorite season — always has been. Partly, it's the light: slow and thick, like a glaze of honey spread across the world. Partly, it's the heat, which I feel in my joints, making me imagine I was loose-limbed again. But more than...
Between 1920 and 1930, there were three writers with at least five books in the list of 10 best-selling books, according to Publishers Weekly. Two of them are Zane Grey and Sinclair Lewis. The other is Warwick Deeping. Warwick Deeping? --------------...
Well, this would explain my $25,000 tax bill. Looks like I picked the wrong year to start up a right-wing militia group. I called it “Tim’s Teas,” and well, who knew? I swear, we were simply a “social welfare”...
email@example.comWell, this would explain my $25,000 tax bill. Looks like I picked the wrong year to start up a right-wing militia group. I called it “Tim’s Teas,” and well, who knew? I swear, we were simply a “social welfare” organization...
No two readers are alike. No two mothers are alike. And the only way to really find out what might be a good book to get your mother for Mother’s Day is to ask her what she likes to read. My own mother’s reading habits have always been a bit...
We sped south on Cicero Avenue. Through Oak Lawn, Alsip, Crestwood, a flat, aging strip-malled landscape of crumbling pizza joints and ancient tanning parlors, fast-food chains, tile-supply stores and — "Wow!" I shouted, "Look! The Brazen Head!"...
The last time filmmaker Jason Reitman came through town we got into a conversation about unlikable characters. He knows something about unlikable characters: "My first movie was about the head lobbyist for Big Tobacco ('Thank You for Smoking'), my...
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