The gift list was easy this year.
Graduating from high school at 18 years old is a great feeling and a huge accomplishment, but for Killeen native Tamara Pizzoli, she experienced that milestone at the age of 16.
The rain — or lack thereof — just about destroyed your plants a year or three ago.
You spent a fair amount of your childhood hollering stuff like “Hey! Look at me!” because nobody likes to be ignored. In fact, as in the new book “Britt-Marie Was Here” by Fredrik Backman points out, being invisible is the worst thing of all.
Get an early start on your summer reading by grabbing a few of the books that everyone will be talking about in May:
The Wisconsin apple orchard that belongs to the Lombard family in Jane Hamilton’s hypnotic new novel is a beacon for the nostalgic and the hopeful, those who nurse their memories carefully and tend to them the way the Lombards care for their trees, their sheep, even their poor doomed lambs.
Responding to widespread campus protests against the Vietnam War, Gov. Ronald Reagan of California offered an easy solution. “If it takes a bloodbath” to end it, he suggested on April 8, 1970, “let’s get it over with, no more appeasement.”
Batman has been a lot of things during the past 77 years: a gun-toting vigilante, an object of panic at the height of American homophobia, a campy 1960s television icon, a grumbly middle-aged antihero and a mass media star.
Whether you come away from “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” thrilled or disgusted, there are always more (and often better) stories about DC’s icons in your neighborhood comic book store.
“H Is for Hawk” by Helen Macdonald, Grove, 300 pages, $16
For nearly a decade, Matthew Desmond has studied the relationship between eviction and poverty in a single American city: Milwaukee. The MacArthur Foundation awarded him a “genius” grant last year for his research, including the Milwaukee Area Renters Study he designed and supervised, which …
Few things in life are more vibrant, more beautiful and more majestic than images of space. Thankfully, “Coloring the Universe: An Insider’s Look at Making Spectacular Images of Space” by Travis A. Rector, Kimberly Arcand and Megan Watzke presents everything from nebulae, supernovas, distant…
In 1992, the election of four women to the U.S. Senate was historic enough to prompt the slogan, Year of the Woman.
At first Bryan Stevenson was conflicted about whether writing a book on his life’s work was the best use of his time.
There’s too much stuff in your house.
TEMPLE — Residents interested in reading about history will have an opportunity to discuss Tom Standage’s book “A History of the World in 6 Glasses” during a meeting of the Reading History Book Discussion Group at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum, 315 W. Avenue B.