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  • Tom Hanks a shoo-in for a Tony

    "When you start a column, you're in a very creative state; you're building a personality in a piece of writing. It's a strange kind of business. After a while the column becomes a tyrant. You've created a personality that is one aspect of yourself, and it...
  • Catching Up With Holden In NYC

    Catching Up With Holden In NYC
    NEW YORK CITY — Storybook-themed outings, particularly for young kids, abound in New York. Fans of "Eloise at the Plaza'' by Kay Thompson can book the Plaza Hotel's Eloise Suite, featuring a sparkly padded pink headboard and Eloise's name in neon...
  • 'Encyclopedia Brown' author Donald Sobol has died

     
    RIP Donald Sobol, author of the Encyclopedia Brown series....
  • Jean Craighead George dies at 92; children's author

    Jean Craighead George dies at 92; children's author
    After children's author Jean Craighead George revealed that she wanted to write a book about a girl who talks with wolves, legendary book editor Ursula Nordstrom reportedly asked one question — will it be accurate? — and most certainly knew...
  • ‘Sailor Twain’: Mermaid tale explores murky depths of the heart

     
    Graphic novelist Mark Siegel intertwines themes of obsession, loss and redemption in “Sailor Twain: The Mermaid in the Hudson,” a ......
  • What we're reading: book news, copyrights and ephemera

     
    A big copyright decision, The Big Sleep on screen, a stellar set of library fellows and a happy day for Samuel Pepys in today's book news....
  • Crystal Bridges art museum is reshaping Wal-Mart's hometown

     Crystal Bridges art museum is reshaping Wal-Mart's hometown
    BENTONVILLE, Ark. — To meet Gilbert Stuart's "George Washington," Norman Rockwell's "Rosie the Riveter," Andy Warhol's "Dolly Parton" and hundreds of other artworks less famous and more subtle, first fly to XNA. That's right, Northwest Arkansas...
  • Life just turned on you. Your turn.

    Life just turned on you. Your turn.
    Caryn Beth Rosenthal ceremoniously dumped her boyfriend of 10 years on July 5, 2009 — the very same week Maryjane Fahey was dumped by her boyfriend of seven. On the surface, only one of those scenarios seems like a choice. But as both women will...
  • Reviews of the first two days of Spring 2013 Fashion Week shows

    Reviews of the first two days of Spring 2013 Fashion Week shows
    Joseph Abboud (Wednesday at The New York Public Library) Creative Director Bernardo Rojo offered a dramatic collection that included plenty of color, fabric options and lots of great outerwear. Presented at the New York Public Library, the collection...
  • Haussner's menu, from 1967; strawberry pie - 65 cents

    Haussner's menu, from 1967; strawberry pie - 65 cents
    Click here to see a copy of Haussner's menu from 1967. Turtle Steak Swiss Style, 2 veg - $2.60.  Pink Squirrel - $1. Strawberry pie - 65. I knew about the What's on the Menu, the New York Public Library's ongoing project to digitize and transcribe its...
  • Donald Sobol, Encyclopedia Brown creator, dies

    Donald Sobol, Encyclopedia Brown creator, dies
    Donald J. Sobol, who created the book series featuring child sleuth Leroy "Encyclopedia" Brown, has died at age 87. Sobol's books were popular with a generation of kids, beginning in the early 1960s, because they portrayed youngsters who were wise beyond...