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  • Staff Q&A: If you could read only one book for the rest of your life, what would it be?

    Staff Q&A: If you could read only one book for the rest of your life, what would it be?
    The Baltimore Book Festival is coming up this weekend, so we asked our staff about their worn and dog-eared favorites. ••••┬áThe King James Bible. Four hundred years later, it’s still the most beautiful thing ever written in...
  • From The Baltimore Sun archives: Andy Griffith -- Not just a face in the crowd

    NOTE: This is a 2007 story from The Baltimore Sun's archives. Andy Griffith, 81 a week from tomorrow, confides that "when my wife, Cindy, and I go someplace, and I don't want to be recognized, she says, 'Don't talk!'" Hearing him boom across the phone...
  • Paris glitters with romance, history and possibility

    Paris glitters with romance, history and possibility
    PARIS — Paris is a city where possibilities are endless, expectations are high, and no one doubts that magic can happen. Anyone who saw Woody Allen's recent homage to the City of Lights, "Midnight in Paris," knows what I'm talking about. Allen's...
  • PASSINGS: Raul Ruiz

    PASSINGS: Raul Ruiz
    Raul Ruiz, 70, a Chilean-born filmmaker who made more than 100 films in his teeming, international career and worked to put cinema on an artistic par with literature, died Friday at a Paris hospital following complications from a pulmonary infection, said...
  • They'll always have Paris

    They'll always have Paris
    "Paris Was Ours: Thirty-Two Writers Reflect on the City of Light" Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, $15.95 In the introduction, editor Penelope Rowlands recalls when she and her then-boyfriend first arrived in Paris. It took a while for the then-20-year-...
  • The Italy of Shakespeare

    The Italy of Shakespeare
    "The Shakespeare Guide to Italy: Retracing the Bard's Unknown Travels" Even as the film "Anonymous" questions the authenticity of the Bard from Stratford, a fascinating new book retraces Shakespeare's steps in modern-day Italy. Richard Paul Roe, who...
  • Prix Goncourt goes to high school teacher Alexis Jenni

     
    France's highest literary prize, the Prix Goncourt, was awarded to first-time novelist Alexis Jenni for his book "L'Art Fran├žais de la Guerre" (The French Art of War)....
  • 'Snow White's' Kristen Stewart still wants new 'East of Eden' pic

     
    "Snow White and the Huntsman" star Kristen Stewart, who has long said she loves "East of Eden," wants a new film version of the John Steinbeck classic. KStew made the comments in an interview with Garrett Hedlund, her costar in "On the Road."...
  • Now And Then: Resolving to be better, greener, leaner in 2011

    "It is always during a passing state of mind that we making lasting resolutions."—Marcel Proust The onset of the New Year poses, once again, the annual question of making resolutions. Can the possibility of change, no matter how modest, make a...
  • Anna Quindlen talks with Printers Row Live

    Anna Quindlen talks with Printers Row Live
    With Mother’s Day on the horizon, it was an early gift for many of author Anna Quindlen’s fans as she communed with her Chicago peeps in these early days of a national book tour for her newly published memoir, “Lots of Candles, Plenty of...
  • Word power

    Word power
    Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
  • Book review: 'Karaoke Culture' by Dubravka Ugreši

    Book review: 'Karaoke Culture' by Dubravka Ugreši
    Karaoke Culture Dubravka Ugresic Open Letter: 324 pp., $15.95 paper Dubravka Ugresic does not like karaoke. That doesn't stop her from trying it, just as her resistance to celebrity doesn't stop her from putting her head through a cutout on a Hollywood...