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The Better Half: 8 Tales of Powerful Wives

Off The Shelf | Posted 07.28.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Erica Nelson | Off the Shelf As the saying goes, "Behind every man, there's a great woman." With this list, we're paying homage to the stories of...

Audrey Niffenegger's Dream World

Posted 06.09.2013 | Arts

"The compulsion when I'm writing has often been: 'Let's kill them all!' writes Audrey Niffenegger, author of "The Time Traveler's Wife," in a piece fo...

Book Tie-Ins Get More Ambitious

Posted 01.31.2013 | Home

Nobel Prizewinner Orham Pamuk opened a museum in 2009 called Museum of Innocence, filled with objects owned by the characters from his 2008 novel of t...

It's a Good Time to Enjoy Snarky Characters

Dave Astor | Posted 10.30.2012 | Home
Dave Astor

Many of us are heading back to work or school. Sort of puts one in a snappish mood, doesn't it? This time of year, novel readers can viscerally relate to fictional characters who are snarky, snippy, and smart-alecky, to quote a recently accessed thesaurus.

The Appeal of Fiction Juxtaposition

Dave Astor | Posted 10.09.2012 | Home
Dave Astor

Most of us have a certain routine, so it's exciting to pick up a book and end up in another time, place, and situation. To make this experience even more intense, I often try to follow a novel I just read with one that's very different.

Fifteen of This Millennium's Top Novels

Dave Astor | Posted 10.29.2011 | Home
Dave Astor

These aren't necessarily the best novels of the past 11 years, because there are acclaimed books I've yet to read.

Story Week 2011 Brings Famous Authors to Chicago

| Ashley Henshaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

If you love literature, then consider clearing your schedule this week. Columbia College's Story Week 2011 is a six-day festival jam-packed with readi...

'Time Traveler's Wife' Author Reads From Her New Graphic Novel

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The New York Times bestselling author of The Time Traveler's Wife will be reading from her new graphic novel at the Harold Washington Library this wee...

Audrey Niffenegger on "The Interview Show"

Mark Bazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Bazer

Audrey Niffenegger, author of the new Her Fearful Symmetry, as well as The Time Traveler's Wife, stopped by "The Interview Show."

The Future of Publishing: 10 Predictions Plus 2

Laurence Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Laurence Hughes

I had hoped to be out in front of the pack with some pithy prophecies of my own, but the holidays got in the way. Turns out the only thing I'm better at than prognostication is procrastination.

Science Fiction Double Feature: District 9 pops, Time Traveler's Wife flops

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

What we're seeing with movies such as these is not the literal manifestation of remakes, but a sort of cinematic cannibalism, rather than invention.