Lit & Lectures,
Oct 22, 2013
The 25-year-old author of the wildly popular Divergent trilogy—which comes to an end this week with the release of
Allegiant—talks to us about success, fear, and which faction she'll join after society falls apart.
by Janet Potter
Lit Feature, books, Veronica Roth, Northwestern University, HarperCollins, best sellers, New York Times, YA, young adult, movies, Kate Winslet, Theo James, Shailene Woodley, Edgewater, authors, Barrington, speculative fiction, fiction, anxiety
Dec 14, 2011
A reconsideration of Satyajit Ray's lesser-known 1965 feature in light of Jason Reitman's latest,
by Ben Sachs
Film, Satyajit Ray, The Coward, Kapurush, The Holy Man, Mahapurush, Young Adult, Jason Reitman, J.R. Jones, Eric Rohmer, Odd Obsession Movies, Facets Multimedia, writer's malaise, Philip Roth, Zuckerman books, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Letter to Sara Hutchinson
Dec 9, 2011
New reviews and notable screenings in this week's issue.
by J.R. Jones
Film, Laurel & Hardy: The Essential Collection, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Hal Roach Studios, Young Adult, The Sitter, Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone, No Skin Off My Ass, Bruce LaBruce, Silent Souls, Ben Sachs, Young Goethe in Love, Vincent Minnelli, The Band Wagon, Northbrook Public Library, William Desmond Taylor, Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain, Northwest Chicago Film Society, Portage theater, W.S. Van Dyke, The Thin Man, Music Box, Empire Andy Warhol, Aon Center, Millennium Park, Delilah's, Star Wars Holiday Special, George Lucas, movies, Video