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  • Dick Wimmer dies at 74; author whose well-reviewed novel was rejected 162 times

    Dick Wimmer dies at 74; author whose well-reviewed novel was rejected 162 times
    Creative-writing instructor Dick Wimmer's best lesson for would-be authors may have had more to do with persistence than prose. His first novel, the well-reviewed "Irish Wine," was published in 1989 after being turned down by publishers and agents 162...
  • Joseph Strick dies at 86; independent filmmaker brought 'Ulysses' to big screen

    Joseph Strick dies at 86; independent filmmaker brought 'Ulysses' to big screen
    Joseph Strick, an independent filmmaker who brought James Joyce's "Ulysses" to the big screen and won an Academy Award for best documentary short subject for "Interviews with My Lai Veterans," has died. He was 86. Strick died of congestive heart...
  • Shay Duffin dies at 79; actor portrayed Brendan Behan

    Shay Duffin dies at 79; actor portrayed Brendan Behan
    Shay Duffin, a Dublin, Ireland-born actor best known for his one-man play about the colorful Irish writer Brendan Behan, has died. He was 79. Duffin, who also acted on TV and in films, died April 23 of complications from heart surgery at UCLA Medical...
  • Richard Hamilton dies at 89; British Pop Art pioneer

    Richard Hamilton dies at 89; British Pop Art pioneer
    Richard Hamilton, a British Pop Art pioneer who was credited with coining the name for a movement marked by its ironic and iconic use of commercial and pop culture imagery, has died. He was 89. The Gagosian Gallery, which represents Hamilton, said the...
  • PASSINGS: Len Lesser, Sidney Harth, Ratu Josefa Iloilo, Santi Santamaria, T.P. McKenna, Howard Lucraft

    PASSINGS: Len Lesser, Sidney Harth, Ratu Josefa Iloilo, Santi Santamaria, T.P. McKenna, Howard Lucraft
    Len Lesser Veteran character actor Len Lesser, 88, a veteran character actor best known for his recurring role in the 1990s as Uncle Leo on the hit NBC-TV comedy "Seinfeld," died Wednesday in Burbank, publicist Laura Stegman said. He had pneumonia and...
  • An interview with National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward

     
    An extended interview with Jesmyn Ward, whose novel "Salvage the Bones" won the 2011 National Book Award....
  • Romantic getaways

    Romantic getaways
    Berlin: Put Berlin next to Paris and you have both sides of the coin: romance, which occasionally appeals, and eros, which never fails. "Berlin is sexy," said the German capital's openly gay Mayor Klaus Wowereit, and it's been that way since the...
  • This Sunday: Baseball books for opening day, and the lives of novelists

     
    To mark the opening of baseball season we have reviews of the three books on the sport as well as John Sutherland's massive "Lives of the Novelists."...
  • Celebrating Flann O'Brien

     
    Underappreciated author Flann O'Brien is moving into the spotlight: his centenary will be celebrated in Ireland this weekend, and a film adaptation of his first novel may be on the way....
  • Book recommendations from poets and rock stars at The Millions

     
    What people who like to read liked reading this year....
  • Shakespeare & Co. founder George Whitman, 98, dies

     
    George Whitman, the legendary founder of the Paris bookshop and literary institution Shakespeare & Co., died Wednesday at age 98....