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Chicago author Bill Zehme had a genius for writing celebrity profiles and making friends. He wrote biographies of Frank Sinatra, Andy Kaufman and Jay Leno.
Biden awarding 1st batch of arts and humanities medals; Chicagoan Fred Eychaner, Bruce Springsteen among honorees
The medals are Biden’s first batch of awards for the arts and humanities, which were delayed by the pandemic. Mindy Kaling, Gladys Knight, Amy Tan and Julia Louis-Dreyfus are also among the medal recipients.
Adler gets to show off her strong repurposing ethic in her new 500-page cookbook, “The Everlasting Meal Cookbook: Leftovers A-Z,” a comprehensive guide for reusing leftovers, from potato cooking water to day-old sauerkraut.
Hilton became a staple on the New York City club circuit in her teens in the late 1990s, decked out in designer fashion and towering heels, an irresistible magnet for paparazzi.
On Tuesday, Winfrey announced that she had chosen Ann Napolitano’s “Hello Beautiful,” a modern-day homage to “Little Women” from the author of the bestselling “Dear Edward.”
Keanu Reeves was to star in adaptation of the Chicago novel, which reportedly is being shopped to other outlets.
The first book from the Loyola basketball team’s beloved chaplain is fittingly called “Waking Up With Purpose! What I’ve Learned in My First Hundred Years.”
The move comes after criticism of scores of changes made to “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” and other much-loved classics for recent editions published under the company’s Puffin children’s label, in which passages relating to weight, mental health, gender and race were altered.
The new book picks up one year after the original, and like the first, teaches a valuable lesson about the true spirit of the holiday. It’s scheduled for release Sept. 5.
The former Illinois Republican, one of two GOP House members who voted to impeach President Trump, will tell the story of the party’s takeover by extremists.
Viking Children’s Books announced Wednesday that “Something, Someday,” by Gorman and Christian Robinson, is scheduled for Sept. 26.
Forensic experts plan to release a report Wednesday. The official position has been that Pablo Neruda died of prostate cancer, but his driver has said he was poisoned.
But the night’s 3 major honors go to Harry Styles, Lizzo and Bonnie Raitt.
The production swings without structure or seeming intent between camp worthy of a ‘70s sitcom and attempts at straight-for-the-gut straight drama.
Third World Press Foundation, the renowned Black publishing company on Chicago’s South Side, experienced a flood in December that caused $200,000 in damage.
More than 5 million people viewed a tweet by Rebecca George, co-owner of Volumes Bookcafe in Wicker Park and downtown, who complained about a customer who made a huge book purchase for a “staging” — then brought them back.
“Most people don’t know who she is,” says author Sandra Neil Wallace, who hopes to enlighten children about Nash’s efforts to organize sit-ins at lunch counters and help create the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
“All his work is exceptional,” Joyce Carol Oates said of his fiction.
The Guardian on Thursday said it obtained an advance copy of the book, “Spare,” due to be published next week. It said Harry recounts a 2019 argument at his Kensington Palace home, in which he says William called Harry’s wife, the former actress Meghan Markle, “difficult,” “rude” and “abrasive.”
The poet will serve a two-year term and be awarded a grant of $50,000 for the commissioning of new poems and to create public programs, including for youth and students.
Artificial intelligence is already changing how we create and absorb information.
The long-running contested copyright dispute over Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s tales of a whipsmart detective will finally come to an end as the 1927 copyrights expiring Jan. 1 include Conan Doyle’s last Sherlock Holmes work.
“Cure: New Orleans Drinks and How to Mix ’Em,” by Bodenheimer is full of recipes for cocktails created at Cure, the craft cocktail bar he founded in 2009.