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Special to Tribune NewspapersDo we need any more evidence than the last 20 years' worth of best-seller lists of the huge human longing — specifically, the huge American human longing — for entertaining and sustained fictional narrative? In other words, for popular novels?...
The Religion WorldJust about every English lit student has studied the symbolism of Herman Melville's book, Moby Dick – particularly the meaning of the great white whale itself. In his latest issue of Tabletalk, theologian R.C. Sproul gives his theory, which he...
Lehigh Valley WildAfter spending time in the outdoors all spring on activities like camping, taking part in the Lehigh River Sojourn, traversing the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor’s northernmost trail, I’ve come to the conclusion that I’...
Next month will mark the 150th anniversary of the bombardment of Ft. Sumter in Charleston harbor, the opening salvo of the Civil War (1861-1865). Commemorative efforts are underway in many parts of the country. States have formed sesquicentennial...
Blocks away from Wrigley Field, hidden among the bars lining Clark Street, there is a literary outpost that traffics mostly in used and rare books. That place is Bookworks. Owned by husband and wife Bob Roschke and Ronda Pilon, Bookworks has been in...
Tags: Wrigley Field, James Joyce, Wrigleyville
Local theater groups have recently announced their schedules of productions for the 2010-11 season, but one forward-thinking organization already has its to-do list nailed down for 2011-12. That would be Golden West College, whose longtime director,...
The Theater LoopTHEATER REVIEW: "Delusion" at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph St. at Millennium Park (Photo for the Tribune by Marina Makropoulos) Laurie Anderson â who, at 63, has morphed into a kind of elfin Uriah Heep......
FOX 5 San Diego StaffIf you want to know about God, you might want to talk to an atheist. Heresy? Perhaps. But a survey that measured Americans' knowledge of religion found that atheists and agnostics knew more, on average, than followers of most major faiths. In fact, the...
Tags: Roman Catholicism, Judaism, Mormonism, Rituals, Bible
Daily PressIf you're the parent of a high school girl, you've probably heard of the store All the Rage. Though there are only two locations, one in Chesapeake and one in Virginia Beach, the gown shop has become the standard of prom glamour even for young ladies on...
Comedy, tragedy, drama and music — these four basic elements of the theater all will be explored, in that order, by Golden West College during its 2010-11 season. The Huntington Beach college will be leading off with "Don't Dress for Dinner,"...
Associated PressNEW YORK -- J.D. Salinger, the legendary author, youth hero and fugitive from fame whose "The Catcher in the Rye" shocked and inspired a world he increasingly shunned, has died. He was 91. Salinger died of natural causes at his home on Wednesday, the...
247-4789Once a year, it happens. Your child's birthday comes and suddenly, it's up to you to plan a special day that will make your little one feel like royalty. But wait — you're still finding pieces of candy in the grass from last year's piñata? Can't...
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