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  • Jill Lepore's 'Story of America' an engrossing journey

    Jill Lepore's 'Story of America' an engrossing journey
    -------------------- The Story of America Essays on Origins Jill Lepore Princeton University Press: 416 pp, $27.95 -------------------- For Jill Lepore, a Harvard history professor and New Yorker staff writer, the story of America is part myth,...
  • Telluride Film Festival lineup: 'Hyde Park,' 'Iceman,' 'Argo'

    Telluride Film Festival lineup: 'Hyde Park,' 'Iceman,' 'Argo'
    Movie fans trekking to Telluride, Colo., for the resort town’s annual film festival this weekend are set to see some of the fall’s most anticipated performances, including Bill Murray as FDR in “Hyde Park on Hudson,” Michael...
  • Mystery-thriller book review: 'The Crime of Julian Wells'

    Mystery-thriller book review: 'The Crime of Julian Wells'
    Summer might be drawing to a close, but don't worry — there's still plenty of time to squeeze in a few more chills provided by new mysteries and thrillers from Karin Fossum, Tana French and Thomas H. Cook. * An Edgar Allan Poe Award and numerous...
  • Stewart Copeland, Philip Glass works set for Long Beach Opera

    Stewart Copeland, Philip Glass works set for Long Beach Opera
    Works by former Police band member Steward Copeland and composer Philip Glass will be part of Long Beach Opera's 2013 season that is scheduled to begin in January. The eclectic lineup, which the company will announce this week, also will feature opera...
  • Jake Gyllenhaal, Jennifer Lawrence tie for No. 1 on soft weekend

    Jake Gyllenhaal, Jennifer Lawrence tie for No. 1 on soft weekend
    Despite the arrival of four new films in theaters this weekend, moviegoers weren't interested in heading to the box office. For the fourth consecutive weekend, ticket sales were down compared with the same period in 2011, as none of the fresh arrivals at...
  • Top 10 rides and slides at Indiana's Holiday World

    Top 10 rides and slides at Indiana's Holiday World
    Holiday World in Santa Claus, Ind., may be the only place on Earth where you can celebrate Christmas, Thanksgiving, Halloween and the Fourth of July all in a single day. Photos: Top 10 Holiday World rides and attractions The family-owned theme park...
  • Inspired by the Ravens: Literary NFL teams?

    Inspired by the Ravens: Literary NFL teams?
    The Super Bowl-bound Baltimore Ravens get their name from the poem "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe, making them the most literary NFL team. They can thank the people of Baltimore, who chose the name during a poll conducted by the Baltimore Sun. The radio...
  • Woe is Poe: The TV show 'The Following' loses its literary grip

    Woe is Poe: The TV show 'The Following' loses its literary grip
    Woe to Edgar Allan Poe. In life, the writer was ill-served by fortune: orphaned as a toddler, an indebted college dropout, Poe moved often, usually to dodge creditors. His beloved wife (and, um, first cousin) died in the Bronx at age 24; two years later...
  • Stan Lee, simians' superhero?

     
    Since my column on comics wunder mensch Stan Lee appeared, I've heard from loads of his fans –- and now, I've heard just what he’s a fan of. The Primate Rescue Center in Nicholasville, Ky., is the beneficiary of Lee's......
  • Piri Thomas dies at 83; Latino writer

    Piri Thomas dies at 83; Latino writer
    For Piri Thomas, being a dark-hued Latino in 1930s New York was far from the best of worlds. His siblings were fair-skinned, like his Puerto Rican mother, but he took after his black Cuban father, whose unsettled feelings about race scarred both of them....
  • Edgar Allan Poe descends on San Diego County for monthlong fest

     
    Edgar Allan Poe and his poems are the focus of a monthlong celebration in San Diego County called "Shades of Poe."...