| May 29, 2009
Ronald T. Takaki, a prolific and controversial scholar who helped pioneer the field of ethnic studies and wrote animated histories about blacks, Asians, Latinos and other marginalized Americans during four decades on the UC Berkeley faculty, has died....
| Apr 12, 2009
|| Fiction || weeks on list ||
|| 1. || True Detectives by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine: $27) Two crime-solving brothers find themselves working the same missing-persons case. || 1 ||
|| 2. || Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer (Little,...
| Jul 12, 2009
"Have you ever tried Okinawan sake?"
It wasn't a question. Not the way the giant Korean dude said it. Not the way he and his band of long-haired, tattooed, well-armed friends stood around grinning like something fun was about to happen, like the haole...
| Dec 19, 2009
| 4:54 PM
| Sep 29, 1989
Ferdinand E. Marcos, the crafty, controversial and ruthless former Philippine ruler, died of kidney, lung and heart ailments Thursday in Honolulu, where he had been in bitter and defiant exile for more than 3 1/2 years after fleeing a popular uprising and...