Arts & Entertainment

Derujinsky’s photographs captured in new book

Gleb Derujinsky was a groundbreaking fashion photographer whose photos could be found in Harper’s Bazaar, Esquire, Look, Life, Glamour, Town and Country and The New York Times Magazine in the...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

Springsteen launches book tour in New Jersey

FREEHOLD, N.J. – The Boss came back to his hometown Tuesday, returning to New Jersey and greeting thousands of fans to begin his book tour. Bruce Springsteen fans from all over the world lined up...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

The Gift of Caring an important resource

Only days ago, the lead article on the front page of this very paper exclaimed that this nation is facing a Silver Tsunami. As stated then, readers were informed that baby boomers – those born...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

Do you read banned books?

According to the American Library Association, more than 11,300 books have been banned in the United States since 1982. Banning books feels impossible in America, with the First Amendment...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

Could a classic X-Men villain provide a clue to Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine replacement?

If you believe director Bryan Singer, Hugh Jackman’s upcoming and final performance as Wolverine will be quite sinister. Audio commentary from the recent digital release of “X-Men: Apocalypse” has...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

Looking at the life of prospector Cass Hite

In the desert at twilight, as the heat slowly dissipates, the sky turns cobalt blue and stars peak over canyon walls, I think about lone prospectors who spent years of their lives looking for that...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

He came to D.C. from Nigeria – and created his own African comic-book universe

WASHINGTON – Roye Okupe didn’t read comic books growing up in Lagos, Nigeria. Comic book shops weren’t around. Instead, Okupe was introduced to superheroes through Saturday morning cartoons such as...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

Want to learn about the West? Look to writers

The Western landscape has defined the American obsession with the outdoors. When John Wesley Powell explored the Colorado river, few people east of the Mississippi knew what lay out West or how to...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

I’m sorry, J.K. Rowling, but ‘Cursed Child’ disappointing

I’ve loved the Harry Potter series and J.K. Rowling for over 10 years, but now, for the first time, I feel disappointed with her – and it hurts. I’ve been a fan of the series since 2002, when I...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

Blake Crouch is back with new book, Dark Matter

Local author Blake Crouch is on a rising trajectory of writing success with the release of his newest novel, Dark Matter. Currently, he is in Los Angeles working on the screenplay for the movie...

DATE: July 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

Bernie Sanders has book deal; will reflect on campaign

NEW YORK – Just days after ending his campaign and endorsing Hillary Clinton for president, Sen. Bernie Sanders is preparing to take his message to the printed page. Thomas Dunne Books told The...

DATE: July 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and author, dead at 87

the Associated Press NEW YORK – Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel has died. His death was announced Saturday by Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial. No other details were...

DATE: July 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Books

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