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The annual used book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Petoskey Library will take place this week. "We probably have hundreds more books than in previous years," said committee chair Suzanne LaBeau "This year's sale is so big that we've had to expand...
Jacket CopyThe Library of Congress' list of 88 books that shaped America includes poetry, novels, nonfiction, a play, a polemic, books of science and grammar, cookbooks and children's books. What's it missing?...
A handwritten draft of one of Edgar Allan Poe's earliest poems and a letter to author Washington Irving are among a handful of items that will be part of an exhibit opening April 26 at a Richmond, Va., museum devoted to the writer. "This is the kind of...
The Selected Letters of Charles Dickens Edited by Jenny Hartley Oxford University Press: 458 pp., $34.95 This is the bicentennial year of Charles Dickens' birth. We need no reminder of his eminence as novelist, but there are celebrations of his other...
Earlier this month, the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens was celebrated in an event held at his burial site in London's Westminster Abbey. In attendance were many writers, academics, and other enthusiasts of the man considered to be...
L.A. NOW2 shot in assault-weapon attack in Glassell Park...
If you’re a history buff but don’t fancy walking up and down Ellicott City’s hills, take note of the new literary (and stationary) tour at Tea on the Tiber. Now you can have a seat and a sweet in the charming teahouse while listening to...
Tags: Davy Crockett, H.L. Mencken, Ellicott City
"The Woman in Black": Fox Valley Repertory marks the ghostly season with Stephen Mallatratt's sturdy chiller (which is being turned into a film starring Daniel Radcliffe). An actor is hired by attorney Arthur Kipps to help him exorcise the memory of an...
The unsuspecting public may not realize that the library is home to many restless spirits. Ghostly apparitions and foul aberrations are held at bay within the binding of many well-rumored tomes of lore. Resting on the shelf beside many normal, everyday...
PIX11.com / @jamesfordtvA new list of academically troubled New York City schools is out, and while parents and students citywide are wondering what their school's fate is, the new list is hitting one neighborhood particularly hard. The building that houses Wadleigh High School...
Daily DishThe Bracebridge Dinner at Yosemite National Park is set for Dec. 13, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24 and 25. Dinner-only tickets are $425 per person....
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