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Moms fill the Spanish book void

YOU might have heard of the “Three Blind Mice” or the “Itsy-bitsy Spider” who went up the water spout. But have you ever heard of the “Little Cold and Hungry Chicks?” If you grew up speaking Spanish, ...

December 9, 2018, Sunday


Michael Caine looks back in ‘Blowing the Bloody Doors Off’

MICHAEL Caine has been looking back, and on the whole he likes the view. Regrets? He’s had few. The 85-year-old star of “Alfie,” “Get Carter” and “The Dark Knight” — among many, many others — reminisces ...

November 11, 2018, Sunday


Anticipation is high for Berney’s new fiction ‘November Road’

FOR crime writer and Oklahoma native Lou Berney, there’s something special about the drive out West. “I love that stretch of I-40, what used to be Highway 66, from Oklahoma City to Arizona,” he said during ...

October 14, 2018, Sunday


Bonanza of books, books, books

AT a time when millions can hardly turn away from the news, fiction and nonfiction, authors have similar reasons for why books matter more than ever. It’s about perspective. “I think that people need ...

September 2, 2018, Sunday


Celebrity book clubs prove a hit

Jimmy Fallon remembers a summer a few years back when it seemed everybody was reading “Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn....

August 19, 2018, Sunday


Film heroes Bruce Lee, Sterling Hayden shine in new biographies

MARTIAL arts icon Bruce Lee (1940-73) wanted to be known around the world, and he built the perfect platform to do so as an international film star. An accidental actor, Sterling Hayden (1916-86) never ...

July 15, 2018, Sunday


Author explores complexity of couples’ infidelity

The shared birthday of their sons initially connects Michael and Rebecca to Paul and Jenny....

May 27, 2018, Sunday


All the Ever Afters, a Cinderella story with a twist

HAVE you ever considered the beloved fairy tale of Cinderella from the perspective of the evil stepmother? What if she wasn’t wicked at all, but a loving woman who cared deeply for all of her children? ...

May 27, 2018, Sunday


King goes inside the mind of evil

STEPHEN King’s new novel, “The Outsider,” opens with witness interviews in a typewriter font, laying out the details of a grisly crime and setting the scene for a detective story. And for the first hundred ...

May 27, 2018, Sunday


Changing what America eats

WHO knew avocados, citrus and cherry blossoms had a spellbinding past full of smuggling, spying, tycoons and death-defying adventure? “The Food Explorer” by Daniel Stone brings a forgotten era of American ...

May 13, 2018, Sunday




 

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