With God Help the Child, Toni Morrison brings her brilliant multibook epic of black life in America into the present.
Without rain, we wouldn't be here, Cynthia Barnett tells us in her fascinating new book Rain: A Natural and Cultural History.
It was a book, How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way by Stan Lee and John Buscema, that helped Riches, 29, realize his passion for art. He received it as a gift at the age of 6, and he immediately began tracing Lee's characters and "over time trying to replicate the …
The University of South Florida Humanities Institute's Poetry Month programs continue with a reading by poets Sandra Beasley (Theories of Falling) and Meg Day (Last Psalm at Sea Level) at 6 p.m. Tuesday; Beasley, Day and poet Erica Dawson will appear on a panel …
Between December 7 and 14, 1941, Imperial Japanese forces unleashed massive attacks upon Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Malaya, Wake Island, Guam and Midway. At the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, eight battleships, three cruisers and several destroyers were demolished or damaged. One …
Ersula Knox Odom (African Americans of Tampa) will discuss and sign her book of local history at 6 p.m. April 14 at C. Blythe Andrews Jr. Public Library, 2607 E Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Tampa.
We caught up with Grame, 32, the artistic director of the New Century Opera in Tarpon Springs, as he finished up the company's most recent production, Tales of Hoffman. Grame earned an advanced certificate in piano from the Associated Board of the Royal …
Cook the books
No, not your tax returns. These three new books feature evocative recipes.
Have you ever thought it would be fun to have a favorite novelist name a character after you? Now's your chance — and you can contribute to a worthy cause at the same time.
It's difficult to tell people who don't care about fashion why fashion is worth caring about. Why it's more than pretty clothes and shallow vanity. Why it speaks to an ever-shifting tableau of social strata, race, international politics and so on.