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  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez e-books coming soon

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez e-books coming soon
    Nine books by Gabriel Garcia Marquez will be released as English-language e-books for the first time. American Spanish-speakers will get twice as much Garcia Marquez: 18 of his works will be released as e-books in Spanish. Garcia Marquez, who died in...
  • Should the National Book Award rethink its longlist?

    Should the National Book Award rethink its longlist?
    I'm not a fan of the National Book Award longlist. Created in 2013 as a way to provoke more buzz around the awards and literature in general, it seems to me, in its second year, to be having the opposite effect. Back in September, when the four...
  • Author-philanthropist lists her Beverly Hills home for sale

    Author-philanthropist lists her Beverly Hills home for sale
    Author and philanthropist Pat Montandon has listed her home in Beverly Hills at $3.299 million. Built in 1976, the nearly 4,000-square-foot house is described in the listing as “grandly theatrical” and filled with “glamorous details.&...
  • WHO to issue guidelines on treating Ebola with blood, plasma therapies

    It's an unproven, yet potentially hope-lifting treatment for Ebola: Pumping the blood of infection survivors into patients who are now suffering the deadly effects of the virus. With experimental drug treatments or vaccines still months away from...
  • Martin L. Perl dies at 87; Nobel winner discovered tau lepton

    Martin L. Perl dies at 87; Nobel winner discovered tau lepton
    Long before he would be awarded a Nobel Prize, Martin L. Perl liked to do his own plumbing repairs. He usually had spare time, and he clearly knew the physics, his oldest son, Jed, recalled. And Martin Perl was, first and foremost, a hands-on...
  • Don't patronize us on Ebola

    Don't patronize us on Ebola
    In the response to Ebola, the medical community has quickly addressed its initial errors, which included the failure to promptly diagnose the first domestic case in Dallas and the inadequate protocol for caregivers. Lapses of this sort aren't likely to...
  • Frank Mankiewicz dies at 90; Democratic insider was RFK aide, led NPR

    Frank Mankiewicz, the son of a Hollywood legend who made his mark in the grittier worlds of Democratic politics and broadcast media, serving as press secretary to Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, presidential campaign manager for Sen. George S. McGovern and...
  • Scripps Florida to host life science career event

    Scripps Florida to host life science career event
    Students pursuing a career in life science might consider attending the Florida BioMedical Career Symposium on Nov. 7 at Scripps Florida in Jupiter. The career symposium aims to educate graduate students and postdoctoral fellows on career paths as...
  • Time spent with teenagers offers glimpse of a better future

    Time spent with teenagers offers glimpse of a better future
    I spent a recent Tuesday evening with the newly formed Feminist Club at northwest suburban Conant High School. Seniors Taylor Waidanz and Natalie Betz moderated a roundtable discussion on women and leadership, tossing thoughtful questions out left and...
  • Looking Ebola in the eye, with help from Camus

    Looking Ebola in the eye, with help from Camus
    Ebola's exponential growth and extraterritorial reach has caused commentators across the ideological spectrum — from former U.S. Central Command chief Gen. Anthony Zinni to the Daily Kos — to describe the spread of the virus as an “...
  • UConn To Spend $1 Million On Roof Of Building Slated For Demolition

    UConn To Spend $1 Million On Roof Of Building Slated For Demolition
    The University of Connecticut plans to spend $1 million on a new roof for a science building that is slated to be torn down in the next five to seven years. "It's not ideal, but people are in there and they've got to be safe," President Susan Herbst...