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  • Jacket Copy on the Road: The Jack Kerouac house in Orlando

    Jacket Copy on the Road: The Jack Kerouac house in Orlando
  • Literary destinations -- Take a book on these road trips

    Literary destinations -- Take a book on these road trips
    It seems that my summer reading project will be stretching into the fall. I'm working my way through classics that I haven't covered on a BBC book list that I discovered on Facebook. The BBC supposes that most people have only read six of the 100 books...
  • Omarr's Daily Astrological Forecast April 30, 2011

    BIRTHDAY GAL: Actress Kirsten Dunst was born in Point Pleasant, N.J., on this day in 1982. This birthday gal has found her greatest success as Mary Jane Watson in three "Spiderman" blockbusters. Dunst's big break came in 1994 when she played child vampire...
  • Vonnegut biography fails on several counts

    Vonnegut biography fails on several counts
    It's dangerous to begin a biography with what amounts to an advertisement for oneself. "Someone else could cobble together a so-so version of your life just by mining what's stored in library boxes and electronic files," Charles J. Shields writes in the...
  • Critic's Notebook: Under the influence of Hemingway

    Critic's Notebook: Under the influence of Hemingway
    For much of the 1980s, beginning when I was in college, I used to read a Hemingway book a year. The point was not self-improvement but rather a kind of exploration: What was it, exactly, about his writing that I'd missed? I had read "The Sun Also Rises"...
  • "Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century" By Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger

    "Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor,  Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century" By Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger
    "Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century" By Sam Kashner and Nancy Schoenberger HarperCollins, 512 pp., $27.99 Elizabeth Taylor and her husband Richard Burton apparently rented three suites when they checked into...
  • Kesha has a very sober side

    Kesha has a very sober side
    Here's something about dealing with criticism that they don't tell you on the way to becoming one of America's biggest pop singers. All the tequila shooters, glitter lipsticks, sold-out world tours and slavish affection from boys in spirit animal hoods...
  • In Mexico City, author Daniel Hernandez finds a complex culture

    In Mexico City, author Daniel Hernandez finds a complex culture
    Shortly before Daniel Hernandez moved from L.A. to Mexico to write a book about its roiling capital, a friend gave him an order. "I don't want to see you back from Mexico City until it's physically altered you, until you are different," Hernandez was...
  • Libros Schmibros, Ed Ruscha and Jack Kerouac

     
    A marathon reading of Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" at the Libros Schmibros pop-up bookstore highlighted the novel that inspired Ed Ruscha's work now on exhibit at the Hammer Museum....
  • Mingling with the Paris Review and PEN

     
    Writers gathered to sip wine and chat Thursday night at the behest of PEN and the Paris Review....
  • Weekly books roundup

     
    Tod Caviness here, shaking my head over a big casualty in Barnes & Noble's exclusivity war with DC Comics. Apparently they're going to pull 100 of DC's biggest titles off the shelves – all some really great browsing material. Hope that spite...
  • RiverRun Bookstore in New Hampshire needs a lifeline

     
    New Hampshire's RiverRun Bookstore will give up its expensive location in December, but it does not yet have a place to go....