| May 27, 2012
After children's author Jean Craighead George revealed that she wanted to write a book about a girl who talks with wolves, legendary book editor Ursula Nordstrom reportedly asked one question — will it be accurate? — and most certainly knew...
| Sep 5, 2012
Caryn Beth Rosenthal ceremoniously dumped her boyfriend of 10 years on July 5, 2009 — the very same week Maryjane Fahey was dumped by her boyfriend of seven.
On the surface, only one of those scenarios seems like a choice. But as both women will...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Mount Aloysius College invites the general public to a lecture by internationally renowned speaker John Granger on Thursday evening, September 6th at 8:00 p.m. in the College’s historic Alumni Hall. John Granger, author of the well-read weblog...
| Apr 29, 2012
Trees, Forests and the Making of a Nation
Scribner: 407 pp., $29
Every book has its quirks. In the case of the newly published history "American Canopy: Trees, Forests, and the...
| Mar 10, 2013
| 4:33 AM
Name: Thomas G. Clemens
City in which you reside: Keedysville
Day job: retired professor emeritus, Hagerstown Community College; licensed Battlefield Guide at Antietam; president, Save Historic Antietam Inc., a battlefield preservation...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 10:12 AM
NEW YORK -- Victoria Beckham, newly relocated from Los Angeles back to her home in London, presented her fall-winter 2013 fashion collection at the New York Public Library on Sunday morning. The crowd included her hunky hubbie David Beckham, who...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 9:19 PM
NEW YORK -- For the first time, Raif Adelberg presented his cashmere-heavy Raif fall-winter 2013 menswear runway collection during New York Fashion Week, staging a runway show Saturday in the New York Public Library at Lincoln Center as part of Details...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 11:26 AM
The American Library Assn. announced its 2013 book award winners Monday at its annual national conference, held this year in Seattle. While the best-known awards are the John Newbery Medal and the Caledecott Medal, there are dozens of awards, each of...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Perspective: A leading “adult” search engine reported in December that, over the last seven years, just two of the most popular Internet pornography websites it analyzes have been viewed 93 billion separate times, which averages to about 13...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The runway show for Thom Browne's fall and winter 2012 women's collection started with a eulogy in front of 10 occupied coffins -- followed by an equally otherworldy collection that was part Tim Burton and part Yohji Yamamoto....
| Feb 17, 2012
| 9:42 PM
Robin Thicke was busted by cops in New York City for allegedly having a marijuana cigarette in his car. Robin Thicke allegedly fired up a joint in the back of a black Escalade....
| Feb 22, 2012
| 4:34 PM
With young adult literature become something of a cultural juggernaut, it's about time the genre spawned a literary series in Los Angeles. Starting Thursday, the central branch of the Los Angeles Public Library will begin hosting a teen reading series.......