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E.E. Cummings

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  • 'Tabloid City' by Pete Hamill

    'Tabloid City' by Pete Hamill
    There's murder and mayhem in Pete Hamill's latest novel, "Tabloid City," but the real victim in his book is the print journalism that Hamill knows and loves so well. This ticking time bomb of a novel is about the end of a form of daily storytelling in...
  • Rushworth M. Kidder dies at 67; ethics expert

    Rushworth M. Kidder dies at 67; ethics expert
    Rushworth M. Kidder, a former Christian Science Monitor columnist who taught and wrote books about ethics, died March 5 of natural causes in Naples, Fla. He was 67. His death was announced by the Institute for Global Ethics, the Rockport, Maine-based...
  • Harry Crews dies at 76; Southern writer with darkly comic vision

    Harry Crews dies at 76; Southern writer with darkly comic vision
    Harry Crews, a rough-hewn Southerner who drew a keen following with novels that describe a Hieronymus Bosch landscape of grotesques — characters who are tossed into rattlesnake pits, walk on their hands, croon lullabies to a skull and literally...
  • What's in a name

    A reporter inquires about the way we refer to U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin, because his staff says that he prefers to be known as plain old Ben Cardin. (He's running for re-election.) Can we do that? Sure. We're easy. We accommodated Jimmy Carter and...
  • Fairfield Fall Arts Preview: A Feast of Fall Arts

    Fairfield Fall Arts Preview: A Feast of Fall Arts
    Fall in Fairfield County looks and behaves differently this year. You could call it artistic license, in the way that there are hunting seasons with special licenses for rare game. The season is a fantastical odyssey designed to upend expectations at...
  • Gifts: On Valentine's Day have a little heart

     
    This one goes out to a guy after our own heart — and he’s got it now. Somehow the amorous little monogram has a lot more soul when it’s tucked in to be our little secret, rather than carried on......
  • The clarinet stories of jazz player Ben Goldberg

     
    Catching up with jazz clarinetist Ben Goldberg and his Go Home combo....
  • Festival of Books: American poets make their debut on forever stamps

     
    The U.S. Postal Service made a special delivery Saturday at the L.A. Times Festival of Books' Poetry Stage: It rolled out the first-day issue of commemorative stamps dedicated to 20th century poets. The midday first-day issue ceremony drew an audience.......
  • Planted in the San Joaquin

    Planted in the San Joaquin
    In October 2002, a trim, white-haired poet named Don Thompson sat down in a farmhouse in the San Joaquin Valley and wrote a poem called "Turning Sixty." In it, he compared his birthday to the climb of "a few degrees on the thermometer" that "add up to the...
  • John Cheever Biography Review: John Cheever's Nobel Struggle

    Blake Bailey does not make it easy for the casual reader of his gargantuan John Cheever biography. But those who persevere will be rewarded with a compelling portrait of a complicated and tortured author, some of whose stories are among the best ever...
  • Hofstra: Scenes from a debate: Graffiti poem!

     
    We were posting a lot of vignettes from Hofstra in this space this morning. They've now been transferred over to a new, constantly refreshing spot on newsday.com's home page. You can link to them here or here to get......