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  • Book reviews: Discoveries

    Book reviews: Discoveries
    The Poetry Lesson
  • Michael J. Ybarra dies at 45; chronicler of extreme sports

    Michael J. Ybarra dies at 45; chronicler of extreme sports
    Michael J. Ybarra, a former Times reporter who had recently chronicled his extreme-sports adventures for the Wall Street Journal, was killed in a mountain-climbing fall over the weekend on the edge of Yosemite National Park. He was 45. A veteran...

    George Whitman dies at 98; founder of legendary Paris bookshop

    George Whitman dies at 98; founder of legendary Paris bookshop
    George Whitman, the legendary founder of the Paris bookshop and literary institution Shakespeare & Co., died Wednesday. He was 98. The Left Bank bookshop was closed Wednesday, and a note on the door said Whitman had suffered a stroke a few months...

    Shakespeare & Co. founder George Whitman, 98, dies

     
    George Whitman, the legendary founder of the Paris bookshop and literary institution Shakespeare & Co., died Wednesday at age 98.

    James Franco brings 'Howl' to life, aurally

     
    This weekend, "Howl" opens in New York and San Francisco. It's the story of Allen Ginsberg, his iconic beat poem and the legal battle that followed its publication. The movie, written and directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, opens...