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An odd confluence of events has me pondering the future of a technological marvel that in a lot of ways makes possible the celebration of independence we U.S. citizens proudly enjoy this week. The coming Independence Day celebration, combined with the...
Tags: Libraries, Literature, Authors, Fiction, Electronics
Ray Bradbury, the science fiction genius, has died at age 91. He wrote classics such as “The Martian Chronicles” and “Fahrenheit 451,” as well as dozens of fantastic short stories. My personal favorite was “Something Wicked...
Tags: Maryland State Fair, Waukegan, Fiction, O. Henry, Science
The illuminated duck will drop over Havre de Grace, Saturday, Dec. 31, with fireworks on the Havre de Grace Middle School grounds on Lewis Lane. Thank you Susquehanna Hose Company volunteers for continuing this tradition in Havre de Grace. Happy New Year...
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A love of books goes a lot farther than reading for 32-year-old Caitlin Phillips. Her first job was working at a used bookstore, where she saw how many books were damaged and relegated to the trash. In 2004, Phillips created Rebound Designs, rescuing...
Subtlety isn’t a strength of the new FOX show “Terra Nova.” With all the mystery and none of the finesse of “Lost,” and all the dinosaurs and none of the excitement of “Jurassic Park,” the show has all the makings...
Dining@LargeThis is JUST like that Ray Bradbury story where they lock that girl in a closet on Venus and she misses the two hours of sun that the planet gets every seven years.Except with pork!A friend who keeps pork from......
Genre mash-ups are de rigueur these days. Of course, writers like Margaret Atwood have been tight-roping the misty border between literary fiction and speculative fiction, fantasy and mystery for years. But a new outcropping of younger upstarts, such as...
Tags: Literature, James Baldwin, Fiction, Edgar Allan Poe, Authors
Name: Laura Treacy Bentley City in which you reside: I live in Huntington, W.Va., but I divide my time between the beautiful mountains of West Virginia and McHenry, Md., in Garrett County. Day job: I’m the book editor for WV Living magazine. I...
VarietyThe Writers Guild of America on Sunday unveiled its list of the "101 Best Written TV Series of All Time," topped by HBO's "The Sopranos." The mob drama created by David Chase (pictured above right with "Sopranos" star James Gandolfini) led the list...
The National Endowment for the Arts announced $1 million in grants for the Big Read projects taking place across the U.S. in 2013-14. The Big Read was launched in 2005 to help create one-city-one-book-style projects; for each title on its list, it...
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Regarding "Elderly Not 'Liked' On Facebook" [May 28, Connecticut]: When I first read Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451" it seemed so far-fetched. Seashells whispering in your ear? And now there's Bluetooth. A whole wall of television? We are there as well....
Tags: Social Media
(This selection is edited for clarity and length.) Tom Acitelli What do you think of when you think of Chicago? Oddly enough, the 1860 Republican convention that nominated Abraham Lincoln. Who is an author you'd like to meet, dead or alive?...
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