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Haruki Murakami’s new novel journeys to the past

This undated image released by Alfred A. Knopf shows Japanese author Haruki Murakami. Murakami’s new novel, “Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage” was just published in the Unites States. AP

Haruki Murakami’s new novel is yet another risky reunion with the past.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

In Todd Parr’s world, it’s OK to make mistakes

This book cover image released by Megan Tingley Books/Little, Brown Books for Young Readers shows "It's Okay to Make Mistakes," by Todd Parr. Parr, 52, relies on playful, brightly-colored drawings and easy-to-understand messages to win over the age 4-to-6 set, along with their teachers and parents. AP

In Todd Parr’s world, it’s OK to wear your undies on your head, spill your milk or eat mac and cheese in the bathtub.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

‘The Home Place’ a strong debut for Carrie La Seur

This book cover image released by William Morrow shows "The Home Place," by Carrie La Seur. AP

Carrie La Seur’s finely crafted debut chronicles a woman’s complicated relationship with her hometown of Billings, Montana, her relatives who stayed behind and her ancestral history. La Seur’s graceful prose in “The Home Place” complements her incisive character studies of a family that has managed to keep most of its problems behind closed doors.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Italian tenor Bergonzi dies at age 90

In this file photo taken on Jan. 19, 2009, Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi poses for a photocall in Cannes, southern France. Bergonzi, considered one of the most authoritative interpreters of Verdi's operas, has died at the age of 90. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau)

Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi, considered one of the most authoritative interpreters of Verdi’s operas, has died at the age of 90.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

New York sex museum draws oohs and aahs and moans

Demika Gilroy and Emily Richards  from Australia play in the Bompas & Parr, Grope Mountain, a climbing wall where the foot-and hand-holds are sex organs and other bodily appendages, part of “Funland: Pleasures & Perils of the Erotic Fairground,” at the Museum of Sex, in New York on July 9, 2014. The art exhibition is hosted by New York’s Museum of Sex (MoSex), and London-based conceptual artist duo Bompas & Parr, opened  on June 26 and runs throught the spring of 2015. AFP

Mildly titillating and lots of fun, bouncing around on giant inflatable boobs is the hit attraction of a hot and steamy New York summer.

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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