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Mundelein parks continue tradition, open new haunted house
Carmel keeps Notre Dame out of playoffs with second-half surge
Hinsdale Central girls tennis team clinches state title before tournament’s final day
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Antiques + Modernism Show Winnetka 2014 runs Nov. 7-9
Teeing Off: Talking golf with IHSA state champion Hinsdale Central
Mundelein police: ‘Keep the party off the road’
Lenhoff: Remember when Halloween meant a pillowcase and streetlights?
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Carmel volleyball wins share of first ESCC title
Notre Dame football team’s playoff hopes rest on run defense against Carmel
Things to do around Mundelein this weekend, Oct. 24-26
Highland Park Strings season features renowned local talent
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Letter to the editor: Brad Schneider ‘working to end the partisan gridlock’
Letter: Why won’t Schneider appear with Dold in local forums?
State of Illinois sets up Ebola task force
Family Friendly: All aboard for Libertyville’s HalloweenFest
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Three Carmel Catholic students named National Merit semifinalists
The Big Questions: Author Jen Lancaster on bucket lists, conservatism and (not) writing about sex
Beelow’s Steakhouse to open Highland Park location
Love Essentially: A relationship issue no one wants to talk about
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District 75, teachers reach tentative contract agreement
Psychologist addresses pressure, bullying in Lake County
Biden denounces ‘cockamamie’ Republican values at Vernon Hills rally
Letter: Vote Chuck Bartels for Lake County Board
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Biden headlines Democratic rally in Vernon Hills; says his mission is to restore middle class
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The Big Questions: Author Jen Lancaster on bucket lists, conservatism and (not) writing about sex People
The Big Questions: Author Jen Lancaster on bucket lists, conservatism and (not) writing about sex
Jen Lancaster has built a career on reinventing herself. In “Such a Pretty Fat,” she tackled weight loss. In “My Fair Lazy,” she sought high culture. In “The Tao of Martha,” she lived a life informed by Martha Stewart. In recent years, Lancaster has also reinvented herself as a novelist, most recently with the sibling rivalry of “Twisted Sisters” and time-traveling delirium of “Here I Go Again.” Below is an excerpt of our wide-ranging conversation, which included musings on regret, “Twilight,” her bucket list and why she’ll never write a sex scene. You can listen to the entire interview on our podcast “The Big Questions,” available on iTunes, SoundCloud and YouTube.
Oct. 23 10:07 a.m. |
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