| Apr 27, 2008
One in a series of articles about three teenagers and their wartime enlistment in the Marines.
In the nine months after he graduated from high school, Lance Cpl. Daryl Crookston was trained to close and kill. The proper pursuit of the enemy was pounded...
| May 18, 2008
IT IS THE latest in exotic hair care: a Shu Uemura intense hair conditioning "ritual" at Luxelab in Santa Monica. It is, they say, based on the Japanese tea ceremony.
So, you settle into the shampoo chair, wrapped in a black kimono, as the technician...
| Jun 22, 2008
JUST when you thought all '80s fashion revivals had run their course, big hair is back.
You only have to look at Angelina Jolie on the cover of this month's Vanity Fair and Sarah Jessica Parker in the "Sex and the City" movie poster to see that the...
| Feb 14, 2010
A Novella and Stories
W.W. Norton: 216 pp., $24.95
"Stuffing the open cranium with cotton, fitting the skullcap back in place and easing the scalp back over the skull, thereby restoring the facial contours,...
| Apr 13, 1998
Since the more or less halfway point has been reached, it seems a good time to answer the $65,000 question: "How are you doing?" Or, as one teenage friend asked me, "Are you better?"
Well, yes. And no.
As mentioned in an earlier article, prior to all...