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Were early Christians really persecuted for their beliefs? The popular image is of them being thrown to the lions and having to meet in secret, but an author is challenging what she calls the "myth" of Christian persecution. Candida Moss, who is...
She's been called a mother, a lawyer and the "Queen of Erotic Romance." It's an exciting time, a fertile time for new writers, and a time of opportunity for established romance writers like Burbank's Cheryl Holt. Today, romance writers, as all authors,...
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Before Raymond Chandler's hard-boiled L.A. detective Philip Marlowe and his vivid literary prose caught the public's attention, before Billy Wilder's towering position as one of Hollywood's greatest writer-directors, there was a James M. Cain novel...
In a gadgeted world in which folks garner the majority of their information and entertainment digitally, Liz Donatelli prefers to spend her time of learning and leisure cradling printed and bound paper. "I'm a book-lover," says Donatelli, the founder...
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John Barth surely ranks among the least screen-adaptable modern (or, perhaps, postmodern) American novelists. His stories are about themselves; the words, their own subject. It's not surprising that only one of his books has made it to the big screen....
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A group of seven fourth-graders are now among the elite at McKinley Elementary School for writing a book selected among thousands nationwide to be published by Scholastic Book Fairs. As third-graders, the seven students co-wrote and illustrated, “...
Pits and pieces from the local sports scene. Library to display exhibition of baseball memorabilia: The Baseball Reliquary presents "Bad Moon Rising: Baseball and the Summer of '68," an exhibition chronicling the extraordinary baseball season of 1968,...
Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - Los Angeles TimesAuthor Jim Ottaviani has made a name for himself writing graphic novels about some of the greatest minds in science, […]...
I'd met the man, but stories about the late Sheriff Willis McCall were just that: stories. His personal appearance, when he came into the Sentinel office in the 1980s, only fed the fiction of the quintessential Southern sheriff determined to keep both...
Like modern fantasy authors from Lewis Carroll, George MacDonald and C. S. Lewis to Gene Wolfe and John Crowley, Neil Gaiman writes about the worlds on the edges of this one -- just off the map, a bit to the left, inaccessible without the right mirror...
BOYNE CITY — The aroma of freshly brewed coffee hangs in the air. A woman stands and flips through a novel that caught her eye. The walls speak all at once through millions of jumbled words. Chris Bandy, Boyne City's Local Flavor owner,...
The front table in Hyde Park's Seminary Co-op Bookstore has been a must stop for book browsers for book lovers since the early 1970s. It is always brimming with more than 100 newly published scholarly works vying for readers' attention. Most of the titles...
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