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  • Robert B. Parker left a mark on the detective novel

    Robert B. Parker left a mark on the detective novel
    Robert B. Parker, who died Monday in his Cambridge, Mass., home at age 77, spent his final moments doing exactly what he'd done for almost four decades: sitting at his desk, working on his next novel. He didn't concern himself with looking back. Instead,...
  • Don't judge a college endowment by its wealth

    Don't judge a college endowment by its wealth
    In their Oct. 12 Op-Ed articles, Sen. Charles E. Grassley ("Using college endowments") and Amherst College President Anthony W. Marx ("Defending college endowments") share genuine concern about the affordability of higher education. They disagree about...
  • Joe Hyams dies at 85; former Hollywood columnist, bestselling author

    Joe Hyams dies at 85; former Hollywood columnist, bestselling author
    Joe Hyams, a former Hollywood columnist and bestselling author of books ranging from biographies of Humphrey Bogart and James Dean to a popular tome on Eastern philosophy, has died. He was 85. Hyams, a longtime Los Angeles resident who moved to Penrose,...
  • William Gibson dies at 94; Tony Award-winning playwright was best known for 'The Miracle Worker'

    William Gibson, 94, a Tony Award-winning playwright best known for "The Miracle Worker," the inspirational story of Helen Keller and her teacher Anne Sullivan, died Tuesday at his home in Stockbridge, Mass. The family did not disclose the cause of death....
  • Julia Child at 80

    At 80, Julia Child is still a champion of the good life. And with more than 40 years of fine dining under her belt--which fits quite trimly--she's a powerful argument for having your genoise and eating it too. "I eat properly, and that makes a...
  • Leaping forward

    By Ed Park Looking backward, briefly: It went unremarked that 2007 was the year when the weirdness of time dilation hit Sgt. William Mandella. Battling the far-flung Taurans meant interstellar travel via "collapsars" (black holes); two years of army...
  • Years apart, lovers reconnect

    NICHOLAS DELBANCO is admirably prolific. He has written 16 books of fiction and edited seven others, including anthologies of writing by winners of the Hopwood Awards, which he oversees at the University of Michigan. And he has written seven nonfiction...
  • NY's political sex scandals provoke discussion within couples

    Every so often, says Marla Felcher, something happens that makes her realize again that she made a great choice of husband, lo these 29 years ago. One of those moments was the Eliot Spitzer sex scandal. "We talked about it, and realized we were really on...
  • News from around the world

    Passport cards The State Department's new passport cards, which are wallet-sized identification cards designed to speed border crossings by U.S. citizens to Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean, are proving popular already. More than 350,000 Americans...
  • Tours and cruises in California and around the world

    Tours and cruises in California and around the world
    CALIFORNIA Cycling in the north Go for a lazy spin through Ferndale farmlands or sweat out a 100-mile loop through the redwoods. The May 10 Tour of the Unknown Coast offers cyclists five different rides for different skill levels and free camping at the...
  • Tours and cruises in the Rockies, Mediterranean and Thailand

    SAN DIEGO A museum sleepover Bed down next to the baby brontothere at the San Diego Natural History Museum. "A Day in Pompeii" Family Camp-In gives parents and kids after-dark access to the museum's new exhibition in its first West Coast appearance....