| May 16, 2010
The Museum of Eterna's Novel (The First Good Novel) Macedonio Fernández Translated from the Spanish by Margaret Schwartz Open Letter: 238 pp., $14.95 paper
"I'm confident that I won't have a single orderly reader." So begins "For the Reader Who Skips...
| Apr 26, 2010
Prologue : Arizona is preparing to enact the most controversial immigration reform of its kind. The law will have State and local police offers checking the immigration status of those they come in contact with.
Many on both sides of the immigration...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 12:52 PM
"Anthill: a novel"
By Edward O. Wilson
W. W. Norton, 336 pages, $24.95
Imagine what it would be like to read Anthill without knowing that the author, Edward O. Wilson, is an eminent, innovative, often controversial Harvard biologist who has written more...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 10:09 AM
A 17-year-old boy was found fatally shot on a street in the city's Roseland neighborhood Monday night, police said.
The Cook County medical examiner's office this morning identified him as Martel Field, of the 200 block of West 107th Place.
| Apr 24, 2008
Gran Turismo 5 Prologue is perfect for those desperate for some 1080p HD racing on their PlayStation 3.
Because the full version of this game doesn't land until the summer of 2009, this "prologue" disc serves as a test drive of what's to come: stunningly...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Yep, folks, the DSDs are heavy upon us now. I woke this morning, sat down to do a blog entry and??? Whoa, the tap was dry. No milk in the teet. We???ve squeezed all we can out of Cooney and......
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Wow, I threaten you guys with having to read about my vacation, and I get flooded with ideas to stave off that possibility. I don???t know whether to laugh or be hurt. But, I???ve decided you are not going......
| Oct 26, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Andrey Boreyko -- the chief conductor of the Bern Symphony Orchestra in Switzerland and as of this fall the music director of the DÃ¼sseldorf Symphony Orchestra -- may not have the most glamorous, high-powered publicity buildup in the world. But......
| Nov 16, 2008
The Canterbury Tales
A New Unabridged Translation by Burton Raffel
The Modern Library: 624 pp. $35
Chaucer himself was a translator, people forget, his most important work along those lines being "The Romance of the Rose" and...
| Sep 19, 2008
SAN FRANCISCO -- On Nov. 14, 1943, 25-year-old Leonard Bernstein made his debut conducting the New York Philharmonic in Carnegie Hall. A last-minute substitute for Bruno Walter, he landed on the front page of the New York Times. The next year he...
| Apr 14, 2008
GRAND OPENING: Ready or not, "Grand Theft Auto IV" is only two weeks away. It's widely expected to be 2008's best-selling game, and players all over the world are planning to call in sick on its April 29 release date. Some Hollywood analysts have even...
| Feb 20, 2009
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