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  • In pursuit of Amelia Earhart

    In pursuit of Amelia Earhart
    A monthlong seaward expedition in search of Amelia Earhart's missing aircraft became a study in meditation, though not stillness, for a Chicago photographer widely esteemed for her visual accounting of artifacts. The search, the subject of Discovery...
  • Annoyingly talented

    Annoyingly talented
    You know what's annoying? Experimental short stories. You know what else is annoying? Adam Levin. He is 35 and grew up on the North Shore. He is talented and can't do anything half- way, which makes him frustratingly, endearingly bold, the twin...
  • Midwestern lit: Plain-spoken

    Midwestern lit: Plain-spoken
    I recently took one of those online quizzes to test your accent, and it declared, accurately, that I come from the "Central U.S." The test said my accent is essentially no accent, the one that's employed by television news anchors, who are supposed to...
  • Under a literary spell

    Under a literary spell
    As Lucy Kobbs turned the final page of the seventh and last book in the "Harry Potter" series, she took a pencil to the wall beside her bed and memorialized the end of an era: 7/22/07, 3:20 a.m. "It's one of those books that will stick with me for life,"...
  • Southbridge Commons Book Club

    Southbridge Commons Book Club
    We have 24 members who are all residents of the Southbridge Commons subdivision in Northbook. Our first book was "The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini. Since then, we have met 79 times and read 72 books. We meet in our homes. The hostess for the month...
  • Rudin-Norris spat rivets Broadway

    In a blockbuster scoop this morning that had Broadway people choking on their cornflakes, New York Post columnist Michael Riedel reported that the powerful New York producer Scott Rudin had angrily pulled the plug on his upcoming Broadway production of...
  • Critic's Notebook: Essays tiptoe up to grab us unawares

    Critic's Notebook: Essays tiptoe up to grab us unawares
    Essays sneak up on us. They are — or often feel — accidental: the record of a writer wrestling with an idea, an observation, a slice of experience, of a writer figuring it out. They have a conditional quality, as if they could go in any...
  • Writers, including Jonathan Franzen, rally for novelist Charles Bock and his family

     
    Writers Jonathan Franzen, Rick Moody, Gary Shteyngart and Mary Gaitskill rally to help Charles Bock and his family....
  • The Morning News announces Tournament of Books contenders

     
    The Tournament of Books 2011 announces its books and judges. Will anyone be Andrew W.K. this year?...
  • Jonathan Franzen, Barbara Demick among 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award finalists [Updated]

     
    The 2010 National Book Critics Circle Awards finalists include Jonathan Franzen's Freedom and Nothing to Envy by the LA Times' Barbara Demick....
  • Digital Book World: Where do libraries and ebooks meet?

     
    Libraries and ebooks discussed at Digital Book World in NY....
  • Bookstore of the week: Borders in Pasadena

     
    Bookstore of the week: Borders in Pasadena....