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  • On Valentine's Day, Anita Loos' diamonds are a girl's best friend

    On Valentine's Day, Anita Loos' diamonds are a girl's best friend
    How is it possible that, until this week, I had never read Anita Loos’ “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”? Certainly, I’ve seen the Howard Hawks film. The book, however, managed to elude me -- until a new edition (W.W. Norton, $13.95) featuring a nuanced introduction by Jenny McPhee landed on my desk, just in time for Valentine’s Day.
  • London thieves wreck priceless urn in attempt to steal Freud's ashes

    London thieves wreck priceless urn in attempt to steal Freud's ashes
    Thieves who attempted to steal a priceless Greek urn containing the cremated remains of Sigmund Freud from its resting place in London failed to make off with the ashes but badly damaged the 2,300-year-old receptacle, Scotland Yard said Wednesday. The...

    Are 'boobies' lewd and disruptive? Supreme Court asked to decide

    Are 'boobies' lewd and disruptive? Supreme Court asked to decide
    “Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar,” is one of those famous aphorisms often mistakenly attributed to Sigmund Freud, who was keenly interested in all forms of sexual expression, especially the unconscious. But the founder of psychoanalysis...

    Hedda Bolgar dies at 103; renowned psychoanalyst

    Hedda Bolgar dies at 103; renowned psychoanalyst
    Hedda Bolgar, a psychologist old enough to have attended Sigmund Freud's lectures in Vienna but youthful enough to have treated patients until just a few weeks ago, has died. She was 103. Her mind was sharp, her zest for work keen, and her social...

    Steve Lopez: She worked past age 100, inspired many more

    Steve Lopez: She worked past age 100, inspired many more
    In 40 years of interviews as a journalist, I've never met anyone quite like Hedda Bolgar. The pioneering psychoanalyst, who attended lectures by Sigmund Freud as a young woman and fled Vienna for the United States when the Third Reich entered Austria,...