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  • City Paper's annual holiday gift guide

    Yes, we know, things are still a little tight for most folks. And while it’s the thought that counts and all that, you’re probably going to need to figure out something to put in a box to represent that fond thought for at least some of the...
  • Ninja Tune leans too heavily on outsiders for its imperfect anniversary comp

    Various Artists XX Ninja Tune What if Ninja Tune were more like Kompakt? The German techno label releases a two-CD compilation of new material every year-Total, now on volume 11, which is friskier than usual-and brings in the occasional brand-name...
  • Another Arthur Miller play wanders through the minefield of the nuclear family

    All My Sons By Arthur Miller At Everyman Theatre through Dec. 12 The truth is a double-edged sword, Chris Keller learns in Arthur Miller’s All My Sons. It’s easy to be a crusader for truth when it coincides with your goals, such as marrying...
  • Will print-on-demand technology save publishing or deliver its final death blow?

    “It’s a platform to engage with people,” Ellen Lupton says. “It was never meant to be a bestseller.” The MICA professor/graphic designer/DIY publishing guru is talking about Sexy Librarian, the debut novel by Julia Weist...
  • Big Books Issue 2010

    Newsflash: The publishing world is having a rough go of it. You might have read something about this if you’ve paid attention to newspapers for the past, well, decade at least. And depending on what newspapers you paid attention to, this fraught...
  • Gregg Wilhelm finally steers his ambitious CityLit project into publishing

    CityLit At the 2010 Baltimore Book Festival Visit baltimorebookfestival.com for details Gregg Wilhelm has the right look for an independent publisher: He’s tall and lanky; he wears plastic-framed glasses; his hair is spiky in that done, but not...
  • Hampton Roads authors: Top tips for finding readers

    Last weekend writers gathered at Christopher Newport University for its 33rd Annual Writers' Conference. Authors sat in on panel discussions and workshops, and also had the opportunity to rent table space for selling and signing their books. For the...
  • Read & Write: More local authors on favorite kids book characters

    Read & Write: More local authors on favorite kids book characters
    Chicago-area authors continue to tell us about their favorite characters from childhood books as a preview to this year's Children's Read & Write Program, which invites children to submit book reviews for possible publication. Here's what they said....
  • WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to take on Google in new book

    WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to take on Google in new book
    Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who is holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, has agreed to write a new book detailing his tussles with Google, his publisher, the independent house OR Books, announced. The book is to focus on the...
  • Anne Willan's classic 'La Varenne Pratique' is now an e-book

    Anne Willan's classic 'La Varenne Pratique' is now an e-book
    Good news: British American food writer and cooking teacher Anne Willan has just published her classic cookbook “La Varenne Pratique” as an e-book. I’m definitely in. For years I’ve been mourning the loss of my copy of the...
  • New book explores how the orange helped create California, with vintage images

    New book explores how the orange helped create California, with vintage images
    It’s hard to imagine a region more inextricably tied to a product than Southern California is to oranges. Detroit and cars maybe? We even have an Orange County (yes, so does New Jersey, but theirs is named after some danged royal). David BoulĂ©&...
  • Hampton Roads history makes for good reads

     Hampton Roads history makes for good reads
    A couple of new book offerings as well as upcoming events will please history lovers. Norfolk's Navy base "Naval Station Norfolk" is the newest in the pictorial history series by Arcadia Publishing, and it has plenty to offer for the aficionado of...