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Anne Tyler

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  • Christmas service in August a cool way to spark the spirit

    Our Savior Lutheran Church puts us in the holiday spirit with an outdoor Christmas in August worship at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28, 141 Laverne Ave. Sing carols, hear the Nativity story, offer gifts and more. Unwrap particulars at 410-242-2141. Speaking of...
  • 100 things we love about Baltimore -- Printable list

    100 things we love about Baltimore -- Printable list
    A moody tavern. An extraordinary cocktail. The easy lapping of bay water against the banks of the Inner Harbor. Duckpin lanes. Old Bay. Art in an otherwise empty storefront. For all of these things, and for so many more, people love Baltimore. People feel...
  • Nothing accidental about this tourist, abroad for the first time in 35 years

    Richard Nixon was president, Charles de Gaulle Airport had just opened and People magazine had just begun. No bar codes were on products, no one had a personal computer and online booking was impossible for hotels and airlines. Travelers' checks, not...
  • Philip Roth wins Man Booker International Prize, sparks controversy

     
    A judge withdraws from the Man Booker International Prize jury when the award goes to Philip Roth. "He goes on and on and on about the same subject in almost every single book," she says. "It's as though he's sitting on your face and you can't breathe.".....
  • John Le Carre stirs controversy trying to withdraw from prize consideration

     
    John Le Carre stirs controversy trying to withdraw from consideration for the Booker Prize International. The judges say he's still on the list....
  • Man Booker International finalists include three Americans

     
    The Man Booker International Prize finalists include Marilynne Robinson, Philip Roth and Anne Tyler....
  • Reynolds Price dies at 77; author and longtime Duke professor

    Reynolds Price dies at 77; author and longtime Duke professor
    In 1984, when he was 51, novelist Reynolds Price learned that a pencil-shaped tumor, about 10 inches long and malignant, had invaded his spine. Several surgeries and dozens of radiation treatments followed, leaving him a paraplegic racked with pain and...
  • Chicagoland book club

    Chicagoland book club
    Things to know about our club: Women Who Read has been in existence for 14 years, beginning as a small group of co-workers who then brought along friends and neighbors. We're a diverse group, with careers ranging from artist to scientist, but our love...
  • Baltimore Celebrity Smackdown -- which chefs will make it through?

     
    The first round of voting in the Sun's annual Baltimore Celebrity Smackdown wraps up today. Timothy Dean is trailing badly behind Laura Lippman and Bryan Voltaggio is taking a beating from Marin Alsop. But Duff Goldman is maintaining a comfortable-...
  • Baltimore Celebrity Smackdown -- vote for Sanjaya

     
    Among the thirty-two celebrities bracketed in this year's Baltimore Celebrity Smackdown are four with relevance to this blog. In the first round, Bryan Voltaggio is competing with Marin Alsop, Timothy Dean has drawn Laura Lippman, Cindy Wolf takes on...
  • Chicagoland book club: Carillon Club of Naperville

    Chicagoland book club: Carillon Club of Naperville
    One thing to know about our book club: We are all residents of the Carillon Club of Naperville, a development for people 55 years and older. We meet monthly. Each month's featured book is chosen from a list of books suggested by the group members. We...
  • Los Angeles Times bestsellers (hardcover) for Feb. 14, 2010

    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Fiction || weeks on list || || 1. || The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Putnam: $24.95) The lives of a maid, a cook and a college graduate become intertwined as they change a Mississippi town. || 36 || || 2. || First Rule by Robert...