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  • NSA employee accused of leaking information sentenced to probation

    NSA employee accused of leaking information sentenced to probation
    Thomas Andrews Drake, the former NSA employee accused of felony espionage but convicted of a misdemeanor computer violation, was sentenced Friday in Baltimore's federal court to 240 hours of community service and one year's probation. It was an abrupt...
  • A Talk With Valerie Harper, Living 'Here And Now'

    A Talk With Valerie Harper, Living 'Here And Now'
    In our first interview in the 1990s, Valerie Harper described the character of Rhoda Morgenstern —sidekick on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and star of the spinoff "Rhoda" — as "the brash New Yorker who says the unsayable." The same can be...
  • Columbian Literary Society

    Columbian Literary Society
    One thing to know about our book club We are the Columbian Literary Society. In 1893, a group of women in Sycamore founded our club and named it in honor of the World's Columbian Exposition. The book club afforded educated women the opportunity to...
  • Paper Weight: R.J. Julia Hosts Long Wharf Theater's January Joiner team, and Other Weighty Writers

    R.J. Julia Booksellers, one of the premiere independent bookstores in the state, is hosting a discussion of January Joiner, the new Laura Jacqmin play which begins performances that same week at the Long Wharf Theater. Jacqmin and the show’s...
  • 3 Classics in One Year Book Club

    3 Classics in One Year Book Club
    Our book club is a Facebook book club. We chat on our Facebook page throughout the year and meet three times a year for the grand finale at one of our homes. We started with 45 people who resolved to read "Anna Karenina" by Leo Tolstoy and finish it...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights 'Human Target' on Fox

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 9 - 15 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Jan. 9 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be found at: www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv This......
  • Chicagoland book club

    Chicagoland book club
    One thing to know about our book club: We have been meeting once a month since 1995 at Woodson Regional Library and have never cancelled a meeting. We mostly read contemporary, popular works, but we've been known to read older works that were...
  • Oprah's new book club choices are a blast from the past

    Oprah's new book club choices are a blast from the past
    On Monday's show, Oprah Winfrey announced her new book club selections for the winter: "A Tale of Two Cities" and "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens. While in recent years Oprah has stuck to choosing newer releases, in the past she has been known to...
  • Valerie Harper To Star In Launch of National Tour of "Looped" In Hartford

    Valerie Harper To Star In Launch of National Tour of "Looped" In Hartford
    Tallulah is back and the Bushnell has got her. Valerie Harper, who received a Tony Award nomination playing legendary actress Tallulah Bankhead, returns to the role for the launch of the national tour of “Looped” at the Belding Theater at the...
  • Actor Dom DeLuise Dies at 75

    Actor Dom DeLuise Dies at 75
    Actor, comedian and chef Dom DeLuise has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 75. DeLuise died in Santa Monica Monday night surrounded by family, according to his son Michael DeLuise who spoke to radio station KNX. He passed away peacefully in...
  • Le Clezio -- who's he?

    Le Clezio -- who's he?
    If the selection of French writer Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio as the 2008 Nobel literature laureate has anything to tell us, it's that Horace Engdahl means what he says. Last week, Engdahl, the Swedish Academy's permanent secretary, called American...
  • To a South Korean farmer, this cow was sacred

    To a South Korean farmer, this cow was sacred
    The stampede to see South Korea's most reluctant celebrities starts early, often before they're out of bed. On many weekends, hundreds of tourists appear at the tumbledown homestead to meet 82-year-old farmer Choi Won-kyun and his loving but nagging...