| Oct 27, 2009
| 4:34 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 25 - 31 in PDF format This week's TV Movies The Early Show Russ Mitchell; artist Stephen Wiltshire. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Sting performs; author Hulk Hogan ('My......
| Apr 11, 2009
To the jaded Holden Caulfield in "The Catcher in the Rye," he was the guy responsible for "all that David Copperfield kind of crap." In "The Wire," he's the obsession of a philistine, prize-obsessed editor who can't stop drawing glib parallels between...
| May 10, 2009
Forest Park is one of the largest patches of urban wilderness in the United States, and the Victorian homes and gardens nearby create an air of Tolkienesque enchantment. Right around here in fact, one of Tolkien's heirs labors in a century-old house....
| May 24, 2009
Burn This Book
PEN Writers Speak Out
on the Power of the Word
Edited by Toni Morrison
HarperStudio: 120 pp., $16.99
If Nobel laureate Toni Morrison edits a collection of famous writers on the subject of censorship and the power of the written word,...
| Jan 2, 2009
| 3:42 PM
| Feb 1, 2009
1. Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates ($14.95)
2. Twilight by Stephenie Meyer ($10.99)
3. The Shack by William P. Young ($14.99)
4. New Moon by Stephenie Meyer ($10.99)
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney ($12.95)
| Oct 6, 2008
"THE JEWEL of Medina," a novel by journalist Sherry Jones, was originally to be published in August. But Random House decided to drop this historical romance about A'isha, the child bride of Muhammad, the founder of Islam, after an alarm was sounded by an...
| May 25, 2008
WE think we know Damon Runyon, and we might think we're pretty jaded about him, but a fat new anthology, " 'Guys and Dolls' and Other Writings" (Penguin: 636 pp., $18 paper), introduced by Pete Hamill and edited and annotated by Cornell professor Daniel...
| May 30, 2008
Random House: 358 pp., $26
What doesn't kill you in the literary world makes you stronger. That's why one has to wonder how Salman Rushdie's literary fortunes would have fared without the infamous...
| Jun 8, 2008
Everyone has a favorite David Sedaris piece. Mine, I don't mind saying, is the essay "Me Talk Pretty One Day," in the collection of the same name. Just like everyone else who claims to love Sedaris (we were unable to procure a single disgruntled reader...
| Jun 13, 2008
| 1:22 PM
|| Fiction || weeks on list ||
|| 1. || The Host by Stephenie Meyer (Little, Brown: $25.99) A woman refuses to give in to alien invaders who take over the minds, but not the bodies, of humans. || 4 ||
|| 2. || The Enchantress of...