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Tribune NewspapersIt has been 50 years since Ezra Jack Keats introduced the world to young Peter, the little hand-painted boy who awakens to a fresh snowfall and sets out on a joyful errand. "He picked up a handful of snow — and another, and still another. He packed...
The Baltimore SunNic Vasilchek knew that the fortunes of his Luella (Ga.) High football team were intimately tied to cornerback Alvin Hill. With that in mind, the Lions coach decided to play the Maryland commitment sparingly on offense and not at all on special teams,...
Tags: Maryland Terrapins, Football, College Sports
When we think about the year-end holidays, books often are at the center of our memories. Maybe we received a special book as a gift, and it became a cherished memento. Or maybe we read a book about the holidays each year, as a treasured part of our...
Jacket CopyThis week's book coverage includes Emily Bernard's book on Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance, Thomas Mallon's novel on Watergate and a remembrance of poet Wislawa Szymborska...
Jacket CopyExcerpts from Adrienne Rich's writing that have appeared in the Los Angeles Times....
Jacket CopyThe Los Angeles Times Festival of Books panel “The Dream Deferred” with authors Mona Simpson, Jesmyn Ward, Hector Tobar and Ayad Akhtar....
If real-life holiday drama has you down — or you simply want to take a break from the fun-but-hectic festivities and relax — we’ve got a list that you can check twice, filled with shows both naughty and nice. Traditional to irreverent,...
Aleph A Novel Paulo Coelho Alfred A. Knopf, $24.95 A crisis of faith prompts a man to begin a journey of self-discovery from Africa to Asia. The Angel Esmeralda Nine Stories Don DeLillo Scribner, $24 The first collection of short stories from a...
Tags: David Lodge, College Baseball, Don DeLillo, Poetry, John Barth
Tribune NewspapersIt's tempting, looking at the fall's books, to think of this as a political season. Dick Cheney got it started with "In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir," and Joe McGinnis pitched in with "The Rogue: Searching for the Real Sarah Palin." (That...
Tribune newspapersIt's tempting, looking at the fall's books, to think of this as a political season. Dick Cheney got it started with "In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir," and in November we'll see a different (and perhaps conflicting?) take when Condoleezza...
Joshua Parker fell in love in 10th grade, discovering the power of words when his English teacher put a volume of Langston Hughes in his hands. He describes it as a moment so profound that it was like hearing chords of music for the first time. Bright...
Tags: Teachers, Dundalk, Windsor Mill, Lady Gaga, Poetry
Poetry makes nothing happen. So saidW.H. Auden. Who never lived in Chicago. Or knew Don Share. Share is the senior editor of Poetry magazine, the venerable Chicago-based literary institution. It turns 100 next year and has seen far more than nothing...
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Original site for Langston Hughes topic gallery.