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  • Authors reflect on the best books they've given or received

    Authors reflect on the best books they've given or received
    Wrapping paper is superfluous when it comes to books. Traditional books — physical books you can hold in your hands — are ideal packages already. The gift lies between covers: the meaning and feeling conveyed both by the book itself and by the...
  • Taylor adds warmth to 'Almost Human'

    From the moment J.H. Wyman conceived of the dark, futuristic Fox crime drama "Almost Human," the captain of the Los Angeles Police Department precinct that the series is set around was supposed to be a man. But then Glencoe native Lili Taylor's name was...
  • Steppenwolf salutes Women in the Arts

    Steppenwolf salutes Women in the Arts
    The Steppenwolf Theatre Company welcomed 275 guests to its fifth annual Women in the Arts fundraiser. Held at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago on Dec. 9, the luncheon honored actresses Juliette Lewis, Margo Martindale and Julianne Nicholson for their work...
  • Slick commute could be start to dangerous travel weekend

    Slick commute could be start to dangerous travel weekend
    Motorists and pedestrians in the north and northwest suburbs should expect a slick afternoon commute, the National Weather Service warns, as the area gears up for a busy — and potentially dangerous — holiday travel weekend. Today is...
  • South Austin pastor lives lavishly while West Side projects languish

    South Austin pastor lives lavishly while West Side projects languish
    Hoping to create 40 jobs and spark economic activity on a downtrodden corner, city officials helped pastor John Abercrombie build a fast-food restaurant a decade ago in South Austin. All that remains of those hopes today is a vacant cinder-block shell...
  • 5 die from gunshot wounds in 18 hours in Chicago

    5 die from gunshot wounds in 18 hours in Chicago
    Three people, including a 74-year-old man, were shot to death within three hours on the South and Southwest sides in Chicago overnight, according to authorities. Adding to the toll are two teens who died Wednesday after being shot earlier in the week....
  • Banks reap benefits from donating foreclosed homes

    Banks reap benefits from donating foreclosed homes
    In the historic Golden Dome field house in Garfield Park, bank executives and charity leaders gathered in August to trade hugs and self-congratulatory speeches. Nonprofit groups on the West Side were helping restore communities by renovating homes...
  • Man shot at Uptown CTA station, teen wounded in Little Village

    Man shot at Uptown CTA station, teen wounded in Little Village
    Two people were shot overnight, a 16-year-old boy in Little Village and a man at a Red Line station in the Uptown neighborhood. Officers found the wounded man, 20, about 2:20 a.m. at the CTA station at Lawrence Avenue, but police said he had been shot...
  • Review: 'Autobiography' by Morrissey

    Review: 'Autobiography' by Morrissey
    We know that pose: Stephen Patrick Morrissey in black and white, an awning of jet-black hair over his forehead, his eyes closed, the photograph tilted at such an angle to make him appear caught in mid-swoon. This persona, a romantic so burdened by...
  • Review: 'Repast' by Michael Lesy and Lisa Stoffer

    Review: 'Repast' by Michael Lesy and Lisa Stoffer
    Menus of yesteryear often amuse readers because of what seems to be ridiculously low prices: 50 cents for filet mignon with sauce bĂ©arnaise; 75 cents for chicken chow mein; 15 cents for ravioli “alla Genovese.” What’s often forgotten...
  • Poet J.J. Tindall finds freedom in guiding boat tours

    Poet J.J. Tindall finds freedom in guiding boat tours
    The poet is on vacation until April, that “cruelest month” of T.S. Eliot’s, and so was to be found one afternoon in early December sitting at the bar at the Billy Goat Tavern and drinking a beer. His name is J.J. Tindall (James Joseph)...
  • Philip Hersh bio

    Olympic sports writer for Chicago Tribune since 1987 and Tribune Company since 2004. Have covered 15 Olympics -- 9 Winter and 6 Summer. Olympic (and soccer World Cup) coverage has taken me all over the world. I have reported from some 50 countries,...