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  • PEN Center USA 2011 awards to feature Dave Eggers, Robert Pinksy

     
    The 2011 PEN Center USA award winners include Father Gregory Boyle. Dave Eggers and Robert Pinsky will be special honorees at the November awards dinner....
  • Michael Chabon named chairman of MacDowell Colony board

     
    Michael Chabon is named chair of the board of directors of the MacDowell Colony in Peterborough NH, a major artist residency program....
  • Banned Books Week: it's back

     
    It's happened again. In 2009, "And Tango Makes Three," the heartwarming children's book about two penguin daddies and their adopted baby penguin Tango -- based on the true story of penguins in Central Park -- was one of the year's......
  • Wednesday's TV Talk shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 18 - 24 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here The Early Show Chef Katie Lee. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today......
  • Thursday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 2 - 8 in PDF format This week's TV Movies The Early Show Chelsea Handler. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Gail Sheehy; Tere Duperrault Fassbender; Mario Batali. (N) 7......
  • Most challenged books of the past decade, 11-20

    Sept. 26-Oct. 2 is National Banned Books Week.Here's numbers 11-20 of the most challenged books of the past decade. 11 Fallen Angels, by Walter Dean Myers  12 It’s Perfectly Normal, by Robie Harris  13 Captain Underpants (series), by Dav Pilkey ...
  • Top ten most frequently challenged books of 2009

    Out of 460 challenges as reported to the Office for Intellectual Freedom 1. “TTYL; TTFN; L8R, G8R (series), by Lauren Myracle Reasons: Nudity, Sexually Explicit, Offensive Language, Unsuited to Age Group, Drugs  2. “And Tango Makes Three&...
  • Discoveries

    Discoveries
    The Chicken Chronicles Alice Walker (The New Press: 208 pp.,$21.95) You pick up the book and you enter the slow, dazy world of the writer and her chickens. You put the book down to get something to eat and the spell is loosened. You think, "Chickens?...
  • Unclassified Info: Thanks for taking part in the debate

    What do I have in common with a growing list of authors that include Salman Rushdie, Lemony Snicket, Gloria Steinem and Alice Walker? If you said we’re regulars at Mario’s deli, you’d be wrong. Except in my case, where you would have...
  • A feminist house divided?

    Today's question: What are the divisions in contemporary feminist movements? What can we expect in the future? Click here to read previous installments from this week's Dust-Up. For feminist organizations, it's change or die Point: Katha Pollitt The...
  • Letters to the editor

    -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Letters: A Jan. 28 letter about "smart power" was published with a misspelled signature, Martin Laudal. The letter was written by Martin Maudal. — -------------------- Guantanamo POWs Re “ Obama sets...
  • Bill Powell dies at 93; pioneering black golfer ran Ohio course

    Bill Powell dies at 93; pioneering black golfer ran Ohio course
    Bill Powell, the first African American to build, own and operate a golf course, died Thursday at Aultman Hospital in Canton, Ohio, following complications from a stroke. He was 93. "Bill Powell will forever be one of golf's most unforgettable American...