| Apr 15, 2012
| 4:35 PM
A look at T.C. Boyle's papers that were in his basement but worth big money to the Ransom Center at the University of Texas....
| Mar 28, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Adrienne Rich, one of the country's most honored and influential poets, whose finely tuned verse explored her identity as a feminist, a lesbian and an agent for political change, died Tuesday at her home in Santa Cruz, Calif. She was 82.
She died of...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Adrienne Rich, a pioneering feminist poet and essayist who challenged what she considered to be the myths of the American dream and subsequently received high literary honors, died Tuesday at her home in Santa Cruz. She was 82.
The cause was...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 8:24 AM
Baltimore-born poet Adrienne Rich, whose poetry and essays were the foundations of modern feminism, has died at age 82. Here are some tidbits from her life here, as reflected in stories from The Sun:
Rich's father, a physician and professor at Johns...
| Apr 7, 2012
Emily T. Taliaferro, an artist and former Friends School tennis coach, died of stroke complications April 2 at Roland Park Place. She was 82.
Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Raymond S. Tompkins, a Sun reporter and later an official of...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Memoir, it is said, is the art of subjective truth. Books like Tobias Wolff’s “This Boy’s Life” and Mary Karr’s “The Liar’s Club” set the bar high, and sadly the memoir explosion that followed those titles...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 4:33 PM
"'Radiance: The Passion of Marie Curie," a new play by actor Alan Alda, opens at the Geffen Playhouse...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 4:34 PM
National Book Award finalists include Manning Marable and Téa Obreht....
| Oct 10, 2010
| 4:33 PM
At the end of the calendar year, bookstores are swamped with anthologies proclaiming the "best of" writing of the year. There is, apparently, a lot of really good writing: above is just a sample of the galleys and paperbacks that......
| Aug 29, 2010
Reporting from Maui —
We've been batting our way through W.S. Merwin's yard for a couple hours, swatting mosquitoes in the streambed under the dark wet canopy of towering, philodendron-draped mangoes and looking at some 700 species of palm trees,...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 1:01 PM
This Day In History: Mr. October Hits Three Homers in Three Swings (History.com)
On October 18, 1977, in the sixth game of the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees outfielder Reggie Jackson hits three home runs in a row off of...