| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:01 AM
KENT — Several of best-selling Irish writer Frank Delaney's novels begin with storytelling in a kitchen. An unannounced visitor trudges up through the Irish countryside to a house with "calm light in the window," and then, after a meal, seated...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Q: I own a certified Winston Churchill autograph on a photo of him in front of his home. It's quite valuable. The black signature on the gray portion of his belt has faded to the point that I can't see it. Is there anything I can do to darken the...
| Oct 1, 2013
Chicago loves to call itself the cradle of modern architecture, but what exactly is modern architecture? The steel and glass skyscrapers of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe? The Prairie School houses of Frank Lloyd Wright?
Maybe those are the wrong questions....
| Sep 15, 2013
Jenni Laidman rounds up three fiction audiobook worth checking out.
This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members with the Sunday Chicago Tribune and by digital edition via email. Click here to...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Is old mother England looking to bring American literature back under its wing?
Rumors flew this weekend that the Man Booker Prize may, for the first time, open up its competition to American novelists. Prize organizers are not commenting on the rumors,...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 8:30 PM
A Norwegian-made, English-language film set in Ireland, Kenya and Afghanistan, and starring French luminary Juliette Binoche, would seem to wear its internationalism on its sleeve. Yet globe-trotting, at least to war zones, forms the central conflict in...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Lots of people know that Dr. Joseph Rigg has a great love for Ireland.
While he works on his patients, the Aberdeen dentist plays Irish music in his office. In addition, he and his wife, Kristin, have four daughters with very Irish names. The girls, who...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:41 PM
If you're listening to Arcade Fire's "Reflektor" right now, thank Ireland's Rollercoaster Records.
The Kilkenny record store jumped the gun on the Oct. 29 release date by putting the album on sale early. As things do today, it instantly spread to all...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Clare Cogan and Daniel Mohally stood forlornly inside the Yosemite Visitors Bureau, trying to figure out how to salvage their honeymoon.
The Cork, Ireland, couple had flown to the United States last week for a honeymoon trip that started in San Diego...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:48 PM
NEW YORK — As Superstorm Sandy roared ashore a year ago, the Atlantic Ocean swelled into the streets of Breezy Point, triggering a conflagration that devoured home after home in this neighborhood perched on a sliver of land on the fringes of New...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"TIME, THE great healer," says Paul McCartney to Rolling Stone about his current relationship with the much-maligned Yoko Ono.
Paul continued: "I thought, if John loved her, there's got to be something ... it's like what are you going to do? Are you...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 9:56 PM
The Northeastern South Dakota Celtic Faire and Games are a celebration of Celtic heritage and also an event that can be enjoyed by everyone, regardless of their ethnicity.
Jade Groom and Chrissy Ramirez of Britton have vastly different backgrounds, but...