| Oct 17, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Nelson Algren used to write books in and about Chicago. Though his name and reputation have diminished over the last decades, he lingers in the shadows. The Tribune has presented yearly literary awards for short stories in his name since 1981, though some...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Rumors often circulated that Tom Clancy's thrillers were so detailed in their descriptions of military and covert operations that the FBI had investigated the Baltimore novelist to determine his sources for works such as "The Hunt for Red October."
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:07 PM
The widow of Baltimore author Tom Clancy is battling her late husband's lawyer over $6 million in taxes she says she shouldn't owe on her share of Clancy's $82 million estate, which includes a World War II tank, a $65 million stake in the Orioles and a...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:00 PM
A Canton condominium owned by Baltimore author Tom Clancy is slated for settlement next month, according to court documents.
The Clancy estate is the subject of a legal battle between his widow and the former executor.
The 2,379-square-foot unit in...
| May 3, 2014
| 8:22 PM
In time he would become a movie producer whose films included such hits as "The Hunt for Red October," "Patriot Games" and "Invictus."
But in 1944 Mace Neufeld was a 16-year-old high school senior who loved to take pictures, and thanks to a bit of...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:01 PM
In the West Town loft that Jessica Charlesworth shares with husband, Tim Parsons, along the back wall, on a row of metal filing cabinets, a kaleidoscope of Post-it notes waved in a soft draft, each a kind of dispatch from the future. I leaned in to...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 11:15 AM
The exhausted mockumentary genre provides yet another reason for its demise in "Authors Anonymous," a tenaciously unfunny comedy about an amateur writers group that goes into crisis mode when its dumbest member lands a book deal.
Full of preening idiots...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 8:07 AM
Many years ago, when she was relatively new to the world of photography — to the world, actually, since she was only 7 years old — Stephanie Freid-Perenchio went on a family vacation to Yosemite National Park and, oh, let's let her tell the...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Even though the Orioles have made plans to honor late public relations director Monica Barlow as part of a pregame ceremony on Opening Day, players would like to have another way to remember Barlow on the field throughout the season.
| Mar 30, 2014
| 6:10 PM
When the Orioles take the field Monday, one of the least visible but most beloved members will be missing from the team.
Monica Pence Barlow, the public relations director, had been there through 14 seasons — in the press box, in the locker room,...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Amid last year’s Opening Day fanfare there was a somber feeling in the press box at Camden Yards -- a reminder we had lost some old friends the previous offseason, including a longtime sportswriter, an Orioles superfan and Hall of Fame manager...