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Lenox, Mass. — Travelers come to the Berkshires in western Massachusetts for the mountains and the museums, the camping and the theater, the just-off-the-boil summer days that fade into cool evenings and single-blanket nights. But most of all they...
Jacket CopyThe Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
Jacket CopyBookends, wall decor, jewelry, e-reader cases and more -- 14 eclectic gift ideas for the book lover on your list....
Culture MonsterMark Swed reviews Rinde Eckert's stunningly effective "Moby Dick" theater piece, "And God Created Great Whales" at REDCAT....
Culture MonsterBen Heppner has canceled his Tuesday appearance in "Moby-Dick" at San Diego Opera. The company said in a statement that the tenor is ill and that the role of Captain Ahab will be sung by Jay Hunter Morris on that night....
One Thanksgiving lesson most school kids probably don't receive has to do with the horn of plenty adorning festive paintings. For me it always seemed like a weird choice for carrying harvested food — what about a simple, flat-bottomed basket? But...
Let's say you're getting, or giving, a new tablet or an e-reader (iPad, Kobo, Nook or Kindle Fire) for the holidays. Here's an idea for what to do with it: Load it first with free books. Thanks to Project Gutenberg, as well as the cultural gift known as...
Looking for big splashy fun to cool down the summer heat? Consider a weekend jaunt to breezy San Diego. It’s more than just a pretty bay. Turns out, San Diego’s waterfront is loaded with all types of ocean adventures, from speedboating...
The Art of Fielding A Novel Chad Harbach Little, Brown: 528 pp., $25.99 In terms of conjuring a shorthand for a certain American innocence, there are few delivery systems quite so direct as baseball. Touched on by a library's worth of authors...
Henry Carlisle, a San Francisco author, translator and former editor who with his wife helped bring two works by Alexander Solzhenitsyn to Western audiences, has died. He was 84. Carlisle died of complications from pneumonia July 11 in San Francisco,...
Jacket CopyA signed first edition of Ken Kesey's 1962 novel "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" has set one collector back $9,000....
Jacket CopyThe 5,000 books in the Occupy Wall Street library were removed during an early-morning police raid Tuesday in New York....
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