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  • Discoveries

    A Day in the Life of a Smiling Woman
  • A lifetime bond over books

    A lifetime bond over books
    Every Christmas when I was a child and even as a young adult, I knew which present I would open last. Deep under the tree, covered with fallen needles and those home-made paper ornaments you save for the lowest branches, lay a large box. Originally used...

    Margaret Drabble's secret appreciation of Jules Verne

    Margaret Drabble has a secret. Or at least she had one. No, it isn???t her long fascination with jigsaw puzzles (which she writes about in ???The Pattern in the Carpet,??? which Richard Eder reviewed for us last Sunday) and its...

    'The Pattern in the Carpet: A Personal History With Jigsaws' by Margaret Drabble

    'The Pattern in the Carpet: A Personal History With Jigsaws' by Margaret Drabble
    The Pattern in the Carpet A Personal History With Jigsaws Margaret Drabble Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 368 pp., $25 "These fragments I have shored against my ruins," T.S. Eliot wrote in "The Waste Land." In "The Pattern in the Carpet," Margaret Drabble...

    Christopher Nolan dies at 43; Irish poet and novelist

    Christopher Nolan, an Irish poet and novelist who refused to let cerebral palsy get in the way of his writing, has died. He was 43. Nolan choked on a piece of food Friday at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin, according to a statement from his family in the...