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  • Howard County library events

    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Eclectic Evenings. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m. •English Conversation Club. Mondays, 10 a.m., and...
  • Howard County libraries

    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Eclectic Evenings. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m. •English Conversation Club. Mondays, 10 a.m.,...
  • Central Branch to host Teaching Artful Thinking: Aug. 25

    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Eclectic Evenings. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m. •English Conversation Club. Mondays, 10 a.m., and...
  • Events at Howard County libraries

    Central Library 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. 410-313-7800. •All Together Now. Saturdays, 10:15 and 11:30 a.m. All ages; 30 minutes. •Eclectic Evenings. Second Tuesdays, 7 p.m. •English Conversation Club. Mondays, 10 a.m., and...
  • Book review: 'The Elephant's Journey' by Jose Saramago

    Book review: 'The Elephant's Journey' by Jose Saramago
    The Elephant's Journey A Novel Josť Saramago Translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 208 pp., $24 Once upon a time — a time of civil war and spectacle, when Protestant fervor swept Europe and the...
  • Bestsellers, Sept 26: The girl with the Franzen tattoo?

     
    Jonathan Franzen and his new novel, "Freedom," top our fiction bestseller list for the third week running, keeping perennial bestseller Stieg Larsson at bay. Larsson's Millennium Trilogy is doing fine -- "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest" is at......
  • L.A. Times bestsellers: Surf's up!

     
    If there was any doubt that Southern California is surf country (was there?), the fact that "The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean" debuts at No. 2 on our hardcover nonfiction bestseller list this......
  • Free speech: V.S. Naipaul, Hari Kunzru and WikiLeaks

     
    After protests from some Turkish authors, Nobel Prize-winning author V.S. Naipaul decided against giving the opening speech at the inaugural European Writers' Parliament last week. The European Writers' Parliament was conceived by two other Nobel...
  • Chicagoland book club: Rachel Jacobsohn's Socratic method

    Chicagoland book club: Rachel Jacobsohn's Socratic method
    One thing to know about your book group: This is more literature seminar than coffee klatch. That's partly because the books are so challenging (“A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian” by Marina Lewycka?) and partly because our leader,...
  • Champaign-Urbana book club

    Champaign-Urbana book club
    One thing to know about our club: Our Champaign- Urbana book club has been meeting monthly since 1983 and has read more than 280 books. More than half of our members have belonged since the club began. Our very first book was "One Hundred Years of...
  • Northwest Side of Chicago book club

    Northwest Side of Chicago book club
    Our book club: began in 1999 as a group of eight neighbors from the Northwest Side of Chicago. Our original group remains intact, minus one member who moved to Italy. Today we have 12 members.One club member: has kept diligent notes on each discussion,...
  • Our Amazing 20-year-old book club

    Our Amazing 20-year-old book club
    The name of our club comes from the fact that we are celebrating our 20th anniversary this year, having met nearly every month since May of 1991. The group began when our founding members were turned away from a friend's book club and decided to start...