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John Steinbeck

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  • Word power

    Word power
    Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...
  • Baja bound? Party down in safe, happy La Paz

    Baja bound? Party down in safe, happy La Paz
    LA PAZ, Mexico — As traffic stalled along the palm-lined street, we peered from our taxi and spied the cause. A little parade came our way: boys in crimson church robes, young women balancing flower baskets on their heads, and a flatbed truck...
  • Anthony O'Neill 'Tony' Miller, reporter and editor

    Anthony O'Neill 'Tony' Miller, reporter and editor
    Anthony O'Neill "Tony" Miller, a retired reporter and foreign correspondent, died Nov. 23 of prostate cancer at his home in Cuernavaca, Mexico. The former Ellicott City resident was 68. Born in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville, Mr. Miller was a...
  • Anthony O'Neill "Tony" Miller, reporter and editor

    Anthony O'Neill "Tony" Miller, reporter and editor
    Anthony O'Neill "Tony" Miller, a retired reporter and foreign correspondent, died Nov. 23 of prostate cancer at his home in Cuernavaca, Mexico. The former Ellicott City resident was 68. Born in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville, Mr. Miller was a...
  • HEAT WAVE BUILDS IN THE DAYS AHEAD!

    HEAT WAVE BUILDS IN THE DAYS AHEAD!
    BRUTAL HEAT BUILDS IN… Misery loves company, so this latest drought comes with more high heat! Excessive heat and at times dangerous humidity will be returning to the area by Thursday and will last for the entire upcoming weekend. 100...
  • Celebrating 12 in 2012

    In an anecdote that sticks to the memory like an overdone cookie on an undergreased cookie sheet — those 2011 holiday baking mishaps still rankle — an American visiting the Sorbonne is accosted by a French student. "You Americans!" the...
  • Bookmark: Book explores need for female 'BFF' relationships

    During an appearance in late December on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight," Jane Fonda was asked which man from her past she would choose to accompany her to a desert island. Would she select a famous ex-spouse like Ted Turner or Tom Hayden? Or would this...
  • Solid take on a classic tale

    Solid take on a classic tale By James Petrillo In a world overflowing with supposed “classics” of literature, none stands the test of time quite like John Steinbeck's “Of Mice and Men.” In good economic times or bad, the tragic...
  • When 'Everything must go' includes coffee, courtesy and jobs

    When 'Everything must go' includes coffee, courtesy and jobs
    The feeling has become familiar, walking down aisles marked with signs: "Up to 40 percent off." "Store Closing. Everything Must Go." Consider some of the recent closures in the Baltimore area: Circuit City. CompUSA. Linens 'n Things. A.C. Moore Arts &...
  • Thirty years later, Baltimore's aquarium has left a nationwide legacy

    Thirty years later, Baltimore's aquarium has left a nationwide legacy
    Tiger sharks glided swift and smooth, moray eels darted into submerged caves and, in a full-blown rain forest re-created indoors, leafy and humid, tropical birds flitted past tamarin monkeys. John Racanelli, on his first visit to Baltimore's National...
  • 'Of Mice and Men' at Tidewater Players March 2-18

    'Of Mice and Men' at Tidewater Players March 2-18
    Even in the Great Depression of the 1930s, dreamers hoped for something better. In John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men," itinerant field hands George Milton and Lennie Small dream of buying land of their own someday. At Tidewater Players, director Todd...