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  • Legendary Gore Vidal-William F. Buckley rivalry coming to screens

    Legendary Gore Vidal-William F. Buckley rivalry coming to screens
    The highly public clashes between Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley Jr., two vehemently opposed public intellectuals, is explored in a new documentary. "Best of Enemies" will kick off the AFI Docs film festival in Washington, D.C., on June 17.
  • AFI Docs to open with 'Best of Enemies,' close with 'Mavis'

    AFI Docs to open with 'Best of Enemies,' close with 'Mavis'
    Films about an intellectual rivalry that foreshadowed the rise of pundit television and a soul singer who left behind a civil-rights legacy will bookend this year's AFI Docs. The Washington, D.C.-area festival will kick off June 17 with Morgan Neville...

    Book Events: Stowe Center Talks About Race, R.J. Julia About Love Stories

    Book Events: Stowe Center Talks About Race, R.J. Julia About Love Stories
    Author, essayist and UConn professor William Jelani Cobb will speak at a free Salon at Stowe event on Thursday, April 30, at 5 p.m. at the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, 77 Forest St., Hartford. The Center's executive director, Katherine Kane, will be...

    Review: 'Hissing Cousins' by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer

    Review: 'Hissing Cousins' by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer
    If the predictions of pundits and pols hold true, voters in 2016 will have little to decide but choice of dynasty: Bush or Clinton. Where, oh where, are the new faces and names, the critics have been moaning. Yet, American politics has long been...

    Finding empathy in the essay

    Finding empathy in the essay
    In 1988, Robert Atwan, series editor of "Best American Essays," made this provocative pronouncement: "Never before — except perhaps in the days of Emerson and Thoreau — have so many fine writers begun to explore (the essay's) literary...