| Jan 11, 2009
FOR THE RECORD:
Evolutionist: In the Calendar section on Jan. 11, a photo caption with the review of the book "Banquet at Delmonico's" mentioned Charles Darwin and his fellow evolutionist, Herbert Spencer, but did not make clear...
| Oct 28, 2008
For the last decade, Oxnard has been trying to shirk its stigma as the place you drive past on the 101 to head to more glamorous destinations such as Santa Barbara. A thriving agricultural area (made famous by its annual California Strawberry Festival...
| Jun 10, 2009
Jackson Lears is a formidable, compellingly original cultural and intellectual historian.
In "No Place of Grace: Antimodernism and the Transformation of American Culture, 1880-1920," Lears skillfully delineated the role of aesthetic radicals -- notably...
| Jan 22, 2010
| 7:48 PM
Alastair Martin, a longtime amateur tennis champion who helped transform the game by opening major tournaments to professionals, died Jan. 12 of natural causes at his home in Katonah, N.Y. He was 94.
Martin was a longtime champion of court tennis, a...
| Apr 5, 2009
The Dreamers, Schemers and
Millionaires Who are Saving
Ecco: 368 pp., $25.99
Excepting the facts that the title is absurd and the premise conceptually fractured, this is a fine little book: a collection of starry-...
| Jun 22, 2003
Broadway runs on a diagonal; the D train goes to Yankee Stadium; for bagels, go to H&H on the Upper West Side.
There are plenty of guidebooks to tell you things like that. What they don't explain and what many visitors never understand is how residents...