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  • Love Notes: So many differences, all so irrelevant

    Love Notes: So many differences, all so irrelevant
    Janice Patterson remembers calling her mother to announce she was engaged. There wasn't much excitement on the other end of the line. "She said, 'Well, I'll tell your father. It's your life,' Janice recalls. "Then she said, 'I have to get off the...
  • Word Play: A picture's worth more than a thousand words

    Word Play: A picture's worth more than a thousand words
    It's hard to imagine that the reading of picture books could be controversial, but this fall saw a considerable kerfuffle over a story in the New York Times that declared picture books to be in decline. In the midst of a perfectly respectable news story...
  • Arthur Penn dies at 88; director of landmark film 'Bonnie and Clyde'

    Arthur Penn dies at 88; director of landmark film 'Bonnie and Clyde'
    Arthur Penn, the three-time Oscar-nominated director best known for "Bonnie and Clyde," the landmark 1967 film that stirred critical passions over its graphic violence and became a harbinger of a new era of American filmmaking, died Tuesday. He was 88....
  • Theater review: 'God's Ear' at the Zephyr Theatre

     
    "God's Ear," by Jenny Schwartz, opens at the Zephyr Theatre....
  • Oscars by the Numbers

     
    Surprising stats from the most famous awards show of them all...
  • ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’: Harper Lee ‘deeply honored’ by Obama

     
    Peck has some memorable colleagues on the film. Horton Foote won the Oscar for adapting Lee's novel. Robert Mulligan was nominated for directing the black-and-white classic. Mary Badham was nominated for supporting actress for her touching performance...
  • “Dance Moms” recap: A Tale of [Those] Two [Other] Studios

     
    I'm troubled, Dance Moms Nation. No, not about the overall feeling of discord and dread that seems to have permeated Pittsburgh. No, not about the conspicuous lack off attention my beloved Ohio sign is getting thus far. Not even about how much sleep...
  • Patt Morrison Asks: Canon lawyer, Bert Fields

    Patt Morrison Asks: Canon lawyer, Bert Fields
    Who wrote Shakespeare? Sounds like "Who's buried in Grant's tomb?" Yet about 150 years ago, people on both sides of the Atlantic began asking how an otherwise obscure William Shakespeare of Stratford-upon-Avon could have crafted the most brilliant works...
  • Literary auction at Bonhams & Butterfields today

     
    Monday's auction of fine books, manuscripts and historical photographs at Bonhams & Butterfields begins at 10 a.m. PDT. Among the signature pieces are a world atlas, dating from the late 1500s, with vivid color maps, detailed drawings of the locals......
  • School reading: Mary Cappello on 'See Spot Run'

     
    Inspired by an exhibit in Philadelphia's Mütter Museum of pins, teeth, toys and more, Mary Cappello's next book is "Swallow: Foreign Bodies, Their Ingestion, Inspiration and the Curious Doctor Who Extracted Them." The book, which comes out in December,...
  • Bristol Palin! Advice for the new author! (Fewer exclamation points!)

     
    Bristol Palin lived a fairly ordinary childhood until the national spotlight/pregnancy thing. But is it enough to write a memoir? Apparently so....
  • Seventh graders ease into junior high on D54 first day

     
    The halls of Helen Keller Junior High in Schaumburg were filled Wednesday morning with students, some frustrated, some excitedly yelling, “I did it!” On the …...