| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Junot Diaz is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, as well as the short story collections Drown and, most recently, This Is How You Lose Her —- a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award. He's a...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 6:14 AM
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt, Back Bay, 774 pages, $20
Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel follows 13-year-old Theo Decker, who survives an explosion that kills his mother. Taken in by the wealthy family of a friend, Theo feels out of place and...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:01 PM
— Fear of Ebola has been climbing steadily in the United States since Tuesday's announcement that a Liberian traveler in Dallas, Thomas Eric Duncan, was diagnosed with the disease after having been in Texas for eight days.
A month ago, a Harvard...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Joanne Carson is perfectly content to give Truman Capote credit for writing the most beautiful moment of her never-finished memoir, a passage about falling in love with the man who would become king of late-night television.
Here's what she wrote: "I...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Northwest Biotherapeutics, a Bethesda, Md., firm with a purported cancer vaccine in development, has been in a long, bitter battle with short-sellers of its shares. It also has implied that Adam Feuerstein, a reporter for TheStreet.com, may be in...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Feb. 15 at New World Center, 500 17th St., Miami Beach; 305-673-3330, NWS.edu. Tickets $35-$60.
The celebrated Metropolitan Opera baritone will perform an intimate recital of favorite works before joining the New World Symphony and...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 7:05 AM
After failing to land a potential presidential candidate to juice up ticket sales, Broward Republicans are turning to a Fox News Channel personality to help them raise money.
The county party is depending on its Lincoln Day dinner to generate cash to...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Folks in the hinterlands who complain that they want their country back should stop whining. They have a lock on the House of Representatives and a good shot at owning the Senate, too. Meanwhile, the majority of Americans who live in cities and suburbs...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The awfulness of Gaza goes on. So does the madness in Iraq and Syria. Wildfires burn through the West, while in Washington, D.C., our do-absolutely-nothing Congress prepares to adjourn, freeing up time for representatives and senators to go home and...
| Sep 21, 2014
Each season, thousands of theater-goers come out and support the hundreds of actors, musicians and those behind the scene who make possible community theater in our area.
Many of these amateur performers work all day and rehearse all evening to bring...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 3:00 AM
One chilly winter evening in 1988, I was the lone journalist among a small clump of voters gathered inside an old meeting hall in Manchester, N.H. I was there, mostly out of curiosity, to witness the spectacle of a man desperately clinging to a...