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  • Top 10 real-life adventure stories

    Top 10 real-life adventure stories

    What’s the best way to enjoy the summer: A cookout in the backyard? A trip to the beach? These are nice, but look no further than reading a non-fiction adventure book. It’s by far the best way to immerse yourself in another world. Check out this list to see some of the best titles in this excellent genre.

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  • Top 10 real-life adventure stories

    Top 10 real-life adventure stories

    What’s the best way to enjoy the summer: A cookout in the backyard? A trip to the beach? These are nice, but look no further than reading a non-fiction adventure book. It’s by far the best way to immerse yourself in another world. Check out this list to see some of the best titles in this excellent genre.

  • Top Picks: '127 Hours,' Amos Lee's latest album, 'The Complaints,' and more

    Top Picks: '127 Hours,' Amos Lee's latest album, 'The Complaints,' and more

    Danny Boyle's cinematic survival tale '127 Hours,' Amos Lee's soulful album 'Mission Bell,' Ian Rankin's intriguing detective story 'The Complaints,' and more recommendations.

  • The Oscars 2011: How real are the reality-based Best Picture nominees?

    The Oscars 2011: How real are the reality-based Best Picture nominees?

    Oscar has always loved films based on true stories – 100 out of 485 Best Picture nominees since 1927 would qualify – but never more than this year. Four of the 10 features on the Best Picture slate are based on real characters and events: “The King’s Speech,” “The Fighter,” “The Social Network,” and “127 Hours.” Eavesdrop on departing moviegoers and you will inevitably hear, “I’d love to know what really happened.” Here are some facts behind the “true-life” stories contending for this year’s Best Picture Academy Award.

  • Oscar party: Celebrate each Best Picture nominee with a dish

    Stir It Up! Oscar party: Celebrate each Best Picture nominee with a dish

    Oscar party delights: Serve up these dishes inspired by the 10 Best Picture nominees.

  • 127 Hours: movie review

    127 Hours: movie review

    James Franco plays Aron Ralston in ‘127 hours,’ a visceral retelling of a man facing calamity.