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  • Review: 'The Old Neighborhood' by Bill Hillmann

    Review: 'The Old Neighborhood' by Bill Hillmann
    Bill Hillmann's "The Old Neighborhood" is about coming up the hard way on the streets of Chicago. It's about growing up in a place where all the choices seem bad. It's about a world where problems are solved with fists and bullets rather than words or...
  • Downers Grove Library examining salaries, maintenance costs

    Downers Grove Library examining salaries, maintenance costs
    Staff salaries and building maintenance costs are among the top considerations for Downers Grove Library officials as they begin putting together a new spending plan for 2015. Library trustees examined some early budget figures at the July 23 meeting,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • What Is It? The Answer

     
    We have a winner in last week's "What Is It?" quiz. The answer could have been a bit more specific, but I felt it was close enough to warrant a prize. Mike had the first two responses, both of which......
  • "The Amazing Spider-Man" earns $92 million

     
    "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," which stars Allentown native Dane DeHaan as Spidey's friend turned foe Harry Osborn, earned $92 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales over the weekend, taking the top spot on movie box office charts. DeHaan who......
  • New official trailer for Dwayne Johnson's "Hercules" released

     
    Freedom grad Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson continues to show just how much of badass he will be in his hotly anticipated new film "Hercules" coming out July 25. Just released is the second official trailer for the film in which......
  • Jay Paterno's book about his father arrives in September

     
    What happened to the late Joe Paterno "is just one more case of an innocent man convicted by the media for a crime in which he had no part," according to a summary of Jay Paterno's new book. "Paterno Legacy,"......
  • Comic-Con 2014: Frank Miller joins Batman 75 festivities

     
    The man who redefined Batman is coming to Comic-Con. Frank Miller, who wrote and penciled 1986′s game-changing Batman miniseries “The […]...
  • Comic-Con 2014: ‘Game of Thrones,’ ’24,’ ‘Goonies’ on Thursday lineup

     
    “Game of Thrones” scribe George R.R. Martin, “24″ star Kiefer Sutherland and “special surprise guests” from the cast of 1985′s […]...
  • Steve Earle talks about music, books, movies and duet with Shawn Colvin

     
    Steve Earle is something of a Renaissance man. Or maybe a workaholic. After nearly a year of touring with a band for his acclaimed, successful album “The Low Highway,” Earle now is working on his third book, just finished a......
  • Comic-Con 2014: Guillermo del Toro, ‘Lego Batman 3,’ set for final day

     
    Guillermo del Toro, a preview of “Lego Batman 3,” and Kevin Bacon and costars from “The Following” are highlights from […]...