| Mar 15, 2012
| 7:46 AM
"The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later"
"Laramie is a community, not a project." That was the blunt assessment of an editorial in the Wyoming college town's paper on the 10th anniversary of the murder of Matthew Shepard. The young gay university...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 1:23 PM
It would not, should not, matter a bit to Dennis Lehane that I am late getting around to his books. Without the benefit of my eyes and credit card, he has had a critically and financially successful career since publishing his first novel, “A...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:48 AM
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Author Carlos Fuentes, who played a dominant role in Latin America’s novel-writing boom by delving into the failed ideals of the Mexican revolution, died Tuesday in a Mexico City hospital. He was 83.
| Mar 1, 2012
| 11:46 AM
La novelista latinoamericana, Isabel Allende, estará la próxima semana en el sur de Florida.
Allende, quien vive en Estados Unidos desde 1989 y cuyas 19 novelas han vendido más de 57 millones de copias en 35 idiomas, recibirá un tercer premio Lawrence A....
| Apr 13, 2010
| 7:24 AM
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(Depending on size makes 12-17 empanadas)
1 cup white corn flour
1 cup yellow corn flour
1 teaspoon Macondo house seasoning*
| Dec 6, 2010
| 9:26 AM
On Monday's show, Oprah Winfrey announced her new book club selections for the winter: "A Tale of Two Cities" and "Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens.
While in recent years Oprah has stuck to choosing newer releases, in the past she has been known to...
| Dec 11, 2010
| 11:42 AM
One thing to know about our club: Our Champaign- Urbana book club has been meeting monthly since 1983 and has read more than 280 books. More than half of our members have belonged since the club began. Our very first book was "One Hundred Years of...
| Dec 18, 2010
Like much art, the book selection in the shops of the Art Institute of Chicago goes much deeper than first impressions. In the main Museum Shop, beyond the initial displays of jewelry and apparel, there is a devoted book section divided into 10 categories...
| Feb 21, 2011
| 4:00 PM
Pitt-Johnstown's theater department opened their spring production "The Clean House" last weekend.
The modern show, written playwright Sarah Ruhl, is a "comedy-drama about life, death, class, and the power of jokes. Matilde, a Brazilian housekeeper,...
| May 27, 2011
| 10:10 AM
In the annals of movies that had the misfortune to fall outside the dominant narrative of film history, Margot Benacerraf's Araya, which shared the International Critics Prize at Cannes with Alain Renais' Hiroshima Mon Amour in 1959, may be one of the...
| Jul 29, 2011
| 11:00 AM
A vast national audience rooted for Precious, the heroine of the film of that name and of Sapphire's novel "Push," as she learned to read with a dedicated teacher's help. Profoundly abused, obese, barely literate and HIV-infected, Precious set about...