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  • Dorothea Tanning dies at 101; artist and poet married Max Ernst

    Dorothea Tanning dies at 101; artist and poet married Max Ernst
    Over more than a century, Dorothea Tanning collided and consorted with artistic titans of the 20th century who included Pablo Picasso, John Cage and Joseph Cornell. She designed sets for George Balanchine ballets, played romantic matchmaker for poet Andre Breton and appeared in Hans Richter's avant-garde films — but she remained best known as the wife of Surrealist Max Ernst, to whom she was married for nearly 30 years
  • David Markson dies at 82; postmodern writer

    David Markson dies at 82; postmodern writer
    David Markson, a postmodern author who rummaged relentlessly and humorously through art, history and reality itself in such novels as "Wittgenstein's Mistress" and wrote crime fiction, poetry and a spoof of westerns made into the Frank Sinatra film "Dirty...

    Sada Thompson dies at 83; stage and TV actress known for playing matriarch on 'Family'

    Sada Thompson dies at 83; stage and TV actress known for playing matriarch on 'Family'
    Sada Thompson, a Tony Award-winning actress best known to TV viewers for her Emmy Award-winning role as the matriarch in the 1970s dramatic TV series "Family," has died. She was 83. Thompson, a resident of Southbury, Conn., died of lung disease Wednesday...

    A coldly comforting Christmas with Stella Gibbons

     
    Cold Comfort Farm: “Christmas at Cold Comfort Farm” by Stella Gibbons is a collection newly reissued by Penguin with an introduction by Alexander McCall Smith.

    9/11: Using poetry to cope with tragedy

     
    In Patt Morrison’s interview with W.S. Merwin, who just ended his term as the nation's poet laureate, she asked him why he thinks people cope with tragedy by writing poetry.