WOODSTOCK – Parents often see their role as helping their children become contributing members of society.
No matter the vast differences in their topics or how they're interpreted, Petra Sith's photographs share the same message.
Generations ago, planning a wedding was 100 percent the bride's job, but in today's age of gender equity, it's a mere 99 percent.
HUNTLEY – Former FBI agent and local author Don Wilson on Monday will sign copies and discuss his book "Evidence Withheld" about a FBI cover-up into the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
While in the hospital at age 70, Ed Fraase wrote his first book.
The idea for McHenry native Jessica Stilling's novel popped into her head as she talked with her son about shadows.
NEW YORK – Brrrr. It's time for all good children, at least those in chilly territory, to curl up with a good book featuring snow.
A new book allows those who grew up on Tarzan and the actual books behind the Lord of the Jungle to return to his world again.
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The Northwest Herald’s own Rob Carroll has co-authored a book celebrating Wrigley Field’s 100 years with 100 stories from the people who’ve experienced the ballpark firsthand.
Let’s all stop being coy and fess up, shall we? The truth is, even those of us who work with cookbooks, write about cookbooks, collect cookbooks – heck, even write cookbooks ourselves – don’t actually cook from cookbooks. At least not nearly as frequently as we’d like to/promise ourselves we will/tell others we do.
To cope with her father's cancer, Heather Starks would exchange random texts with him about things they were thankful for throughout the day.
NEW YORK – No kids, one kid, four kids: There's no end to the debate over why people decide on a certain number.
In the introduction of her new collection of essays, "This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage," Ann Patchett declares herself a writer of fiction novels. She explains that writing nonfiction essays for magazines ranging from Seventeen to Gourmet to The New York Times Magazine served as a necessary evil intended to pay her bills. She said "yes" to everything, "no" to nothing, and would write the required number of words on absolutely anything.
David Baldacci brings back former Secret Service agents Sean King and Michelle Maxwell to investigate yet another bizarre case in his new book, "King and Maxwell."
Gregory Zuckerman's book "The Frackers" tells the unexpected story of how a once-obscure method of producing oil and natural gas from shale rock led to a huge American energy boom — and to a bitter debate over whether that's a great thing or an environmental disaster.
Flannery O'Connor's "A Prayer Journal" is a moving glimpse of a young writer seeking to balance her art with her faith.
For political junkies missing the drama of presidential election years, a new book on the 2012 race — exhaustive and replete with juicy details — may tide you over.
CRYSTAL LAKE – Author Lisa Anderson-McCord will host a book signing event from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Lakeside Legacy Foundation, 401 Country Club Road.
Everything in life seemed to come to actor River Phoenix before he was ready for it. Death, too.