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  • Sarajevo with tears: Another walk down Logavina Street

     
    Barbara Demick says that" real Sarajevans don’t like to talk about the war," but her book, "Logavina Street," follows the lives of a small community during the conflict. It has been re-released, with additional materials, commemorating the 20th anniversary of
  • Michael Hastings dies at 33; his article led general to resign

    Michael Hastings, an aggressive and iconoclastic journalist whose reporting exposed the vagaries of the war in Iraq and helped bring down the top U.S. general in Afghanistan, died early Tuesday in a car crash in Los Angeles, according to two of his...

    Michael Hastings death: Coroner still hasn't ID'd badly burned victim

    Los Angeles police said they have yet to determine the cause of a fiery solo-car crash in Hollywood that apparently killed award-winning journalist Michael Hastings. The death of the 33-year-old Hastings was announced by his employer, BuzzFeed, which...

    Journalist Michael Hastings dies; autopsy results will take weeks

    Los Angeles County coroner's officials said Wednesday the body recovered from a fiery, single-car crash in Hollywood that apparently killed journalist Michael Hastings will likely undergo an autopsy Thursday. But an official cause of death and closure...

    About Blair Kamin

    Blair Kamin is the architecture critic of the Chicago Tribune, a post he has held since 1992. He is a winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism and continues a tradition of accessible but authoritative criticism begun by the Tribune's first modern-day...